Expanded Practice: Höweler + Yoon Architecture/My Studio

Expanded Practice: Höweler + Yoon Architecture/My Studio

J. Meejin Yoon


emerging stars in Boston's layout scene, architects Eric Hõweler and J. Meejin Yoon have in one decade built a name for radical experiments in architectural shape. Their layout methodology—what they name an "expanded practice"—combines severe learn with interdisciplinary experimentation. Hõwelerand Yoon's sensational, competition-winning lights access for the 2004 Athens Olympics exemplifies their fearless technique: with none earlier event in public house interactive layout, the company built a luminous, interactive soundscape set up on the base of the Acropolis. White Noise White gentle featured a box of semiflexible fiber-optic strands that emitted white gentle and white noise in keeping with the circulate of pedestrians. The venture, an immense luck, enchanted a large number of holiday makers who moved amidst the cilia of sunshine. Expanded Practice offers twenty-nine contemporary initiatives by means of this younger company encompassing a huge variety of scales and media. The tasks, divided into specific yet frequently overlapping learn topics, contain a museum courtyard application encouraged via the Voronoi cell-packing set of rules (PS1 Loop); an out of doors mild install that includes soaring cones that trap and engage with solar power, rainwater, and sound (Hover); a garment designed to show inside of out because it unravels (Mõbius Dress); and a panorama layout that weaves expertise and texture into an built-in and interactive panorama (Tripanel). filled with drawings, diagrams, and images of every project's layout approach, Expanded Practice offers an inspirational investigate the most fascinating younger organizations operating in structure this present day.

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