Mozi Wall

An Illustration of a wall made of many small low resolution cameras © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Mozi Wall is an experimental paper wall that takes low resolution photographs as passerby’s or participants walk by it. Mozi is the name of a chinese philosopher who referred to the camera obscura as a collecting plate. Each of these … Continue reading

Pousse Cafe

DIY Machine that pours you a gourmet shot © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Pousse Cafe in collaboration with Fred Truman and Paragini Amin is a word recognition “machine” that pours you a perfectly layered gourmet shot. The machine uses Voce for processing and is made with a wine crate I got from the … Continue reading

UrbanScapes: Recombinant Architecture

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UrbanScapes is a thesis I presented at Cornell University in May 2005. I was interested in exploring the role of flexible infrastructures within place making and programming. At the time of my thesis The Bronx Terminal Market was under partial … Continue reading

Plastic of the Feuture

Plastic of the Feuture © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Plastic of the Feuture is a collaboration between Marcela Godoy, Sukmo Mong Koo, William Jennings and I. We were asked by The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to research, prototype and re think of a means to create sustainable models … Continue reading

Floating Gallery

floating-gallery-perspective © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Floating Gallery in collaboration with Lihui Ke, Sherman Adams, and Claire Togunaga, is a design proposal for the Thames River in London, UK. The gallery is imagined as an extension of the city landscape. It is a landscape. Initial design … Continue reading

Lavendar Lake Art Factory

suckerpunch-competition-perspective-from-plaza © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Lavendar Lake Art Factory was an ideas design competition for a New York City owned site in the Gowanus Canal. This art factory would contain private/shared art studios, a storefront gallery/bar, analog/digital shops, and live/work spaces for artist in residence. … Continue reading

Peel

paper shutters scheme.015-800 © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Peel is a surface that breathes. When the air quality and temperature sensors that are hooked up to it reach a threshold that is not good for us, humans, the wall stops breathing. It stops living. Each unit has diagonal … Continue reading

Children’s Hospital Of New York

CHONY-ED-Lobby © 2009 . All rights reserved.

The Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department is a project that I worked on while at Davis Brody Bond. I worked closely with both David Williams (Firm Partner) and Marc Massay (Project Architect/Project Manager) to carry the new … Continue reading

Living Surfaces

Prototype Of Living Wall © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Living Surfaces is a prototype for a wall that mirrors your movements. It essentially senses the distance of your body to its sensors and moves in response to this distance. This mock up uses 4 hobby servos, 4 proximity sensors, … Continue reading

Roman Rojas

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Roman Rojas is a singer/songwriter living and working in New York City. We met on the dance floor and talked about politics while dancing to merengue at what use to be called Barazza. After a few months of discussing music … Continue reading

In The Wind

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In the Wind is a collaboration between Nelson Ramon and myself. We started with wanting to make something that would harness energy. We came across the Windbelt and desired to comprehend the assembly of parts and how these could be … Continue reading