Month: October 2016

Synanthrope Museum

Here is the presentation that we shared with the class. After brainstorming Jess and I got to do the urban imagination exercise for our Synanthrope Museum. Here are my drawings:   On this Saturday I did the Audio Walk by Janet Cardiff – HER LONG BLACK HAIR (2004). The experience was extremely powerful. Around the central

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TEAM GLAM: CONCEPT & PLAN

Team GLAM Gal Nissim Lindsey Johnson Angela Perrone Michelle Hessel Concept: Current Times (working title) Social commentary on current times where people are in a physical world yet trapped in the digital world, where they only communicate digitally. How this translates to the windows: Window 1 Standard: Sterile-ish, blah office scene. Live person sits at desk in

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Creative solutions to social problems

This week I run across several different creative solutions to social issues. The following video tells the story of a man how realized the distractive effect plastic has on our environment What led him to invent eatable spoons. However, this solution seems too expensive than plastic spoons in the short run, of corse that in

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Visit at AMNH – american museum of natural history

Visiting at the AMNH was a fascinating experience mainly because it was the first time I saw the behind the scenes of a museum. The AMNH is endless therefore I chose to focus on the Crocs exhibition in this trip report. The exhibition space is divided in such way that it leads you in a

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An Urban Pain Point

My first urban pain point is the way we alienated nature from us. Nature keeps coming closer and closer and we have created urban wildlife in the cities we live in. However, when we run across one of the other tenants of the city, we see them as pests. The following drawing depicts an ideal world in

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LM555 – 555 LED Flasher Circuit

Today we build a LED Flasher circuit. We created blinking LED without using Arduino, by using the capacitor properties (charged and discharged) and an “and gate”. The switch distinguished between voltage differences, if there is no difference (both High) so it is Low and if one is Low and the other one is High the output is High.

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