Continuing from our concept of observing the ordinary in NTU and the inspiration of the rays of light caused by the dense morning fog and the trees around the campus, we decided to forgo our original idea of using fog as a medium and focus on the use of light as a material instead.
Interplay between Read more →
Gleanings from previous critique session
Questions to ask:Who is the actor? tired people of NTU that needs to getaway, take a break What is the experience? -Peaceful -Place of rest and getaway -A place to linger -A place where you can close your eyes to experience or to stare into blank space -Comfortable -Cool and comforting How does the context and contents influence the behaviours? -Form>Organic >Soft (Like foam or cloth) -Material used -Color Read more →
Last week, we presented the concept of the bird nest and the idea that it is a symbol of the home, as well as being a nurturing and conducive environment where we can realise our potential. By having a representation of a nest within NTU, it reflects our university as embodying the attributes mentioned above. This week, we are exploring the Read more →
Purpose Fiona x Shanelle
Moving forward, from our previous progress. We decided that we need to be more specific as to:How can we improve the well-being of people in the campus? What do we mean by well-being? How can we improve well-being as defined? What is the current situation in a particular context that is lacking that reduces or add Read more →
” SMELL. “
Heng Tong x Hong Sheng
In the last week, we were encouraged to try collecting smells with the use of materials, hence we carried out the experiment shortly after. We used the ‘magic sponge’ that was used for the very first class exercise.
We went around school to ‘plant’ sponges and see Read more →
From the previous week, we have received numerous feedback to further refine our concept.
Firstly, we have decided to focus on the concept of students being the seeds of NTU.
From the feedback of the architectural model in NTU admin building, we thought of including lights to the buildings. The light will lit up indicating the different school/building, and revealing its location Read more →
Reflection from last presentation (Presentation 3):
From the previous presentation, our idea revolves around the notion of the name “Nan yang” where we derived the concept of a fluid structure to represent the southern sea which inspired the name.
In this presentation, we hope to retain the concept of a public and private space represented in a fluid form inspired by the name “Nan Read more →
The concept that we have chosen to do is the connectivity of the spine. We were intrigued by the way the bones are connected together therefore we would like to focus on this aspect.
The bones are ‘stacked’ together through the spinal cord and connected by the facet joints. This makes an area of the bones overlap each other and we Read more →
” SMELL. “
Heng Tong x Hong Sheng
As we reviewed the feedback from last week, idea 3 regarding smell-absorbing idea was the most interesting concept to develop. Thus, we took into consideration of smell-absorbing agents as our main topic for research.
Nasevo is the nickname given to Ernesto Ventos, a recognised perfumer and creator of scents. He has Read more →
This week we dive back into the research of the three north residential halls: Binjai, Tanjong and Banyan. Our initial idea was to create a light sculpture based on the element forms of flowers from the trees. The purpose is to design a statement piece that people can identify with the NTU heritage trees.
The challenge we Read more →