The Social Cave – Milano Furniture Fair 50 + 50 – Temporary Installation / April 12th – 17th 2011 featured at Salone Satellite
The class will engage architecture’s capacity to respond to human-environmental conditions and develop a
design strategy for an installation to be temporarily inserted in occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the
Milano Furniture Fair.
By selecting a given fabrication material enabling students to explore how parametric design can
eectively and quickly be adaptable to fabrication, site , programmatic and perceptive conditions.
Students will develop a design strategy responding to the program of a lounge at the Salone del Mobile di
Concept + Schematic Design: Non Linear Solutions Unit / GSAPP Columbia University – Caterina Tiazzoldi
Interaction Designer: Mirko Arcese
Teaching and Research assistants,
Bryce Suite, Daniel Cashen, Javier Zaratiegui, Mauro Fassino, Vernon Roether
Andrew Kim, Alvin Shim, Benjamin Brichta, Cristina Handal, Courtney Pope, Dionysis Kaltis, Elena Kapompasopoulou, Evan Bauer, Florence Schmitt , George Valdes, Georgina Lalli, Hye Lee Oh, Jeohg-in Choi, Jevin Dornic, Katherine Thorn, Kelsey Lents , Michael Gonzales, Youmi Kim, Sanny Ngy
Mark Wigley / Dean Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation GSAPP Columbia University
Laura Kurgan / Director of the Visual Studies section at GSAPP Columbia University
Marco Piana, Gabriele Sala
Sponsor: AIPE, COSMIT, GSAPP, NSU