Materials

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Nylon

Nylon makes me think of rope, and only rope. After the research, now i know Nylon can do big stuff in architecture too. With this highly inflammable polymer material yet, stretchable, flexible, high strength in its liquidity form, I reckon its a great material to explore spaces by enhancing interaction between body and the material itself in a temporary architectural context.

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Plastic

Non-sustainable and non-disposable material? Well, maybe it could work on future architecture because buildings are not supposed to be disposed or demolished. It is light, versatile, reflective, and lives super long (durable). Given a structure to plastic, it will transformed into a strong form that go against gravity and make possible to built form above ground.

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Paper

Fragile paper. However due to its half-transparent texture and losing in strength, it is easily molded and shaped. Even more attractive in a form of light structure.

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Light Projection

Light, is the best material to enhance a space’s experience. It is old, new, and always important, it will not be out-dated because light can be easily transformed into desired living experience. Light adds color to textures and its enemy, Shadow, add texture to color. It can be brought into architecture in many different ways. Spaces can be distinguished not only by solid objects, also by density of lights.

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‘Starry Night’ Bike path, something that interest me.

Netherlands, inspired by Vincent Van Gogh, the path is illuminated by thousands of twinkling stones that feature glow-in-the-dark technology and solar-powered LED lights.

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