Mort Bay Boat Building School
Mort Bay Boat Building School
The convergence between technology and built environments creates opportunity for unpredictable innovation. The challenge lies in straddling the theoretical and practical demands of related though distinct fields and understanding how they are mutually beneficial to create and maintain consistently new experiences. Collated here are thoughts, ideas and musings on architecture.
The video fly-through, 3D renders and VR experiences allows users to get an immersive feel for a building. Plans, sections and details make a building reveal the working details.
This is a world of connected devices, wireless access to all things, at all times. The Smartphone is the digital gateway to our daily lives. Never before has a single medium or technology so dramatically changed the very nature of our existence. In an age of user generated social content, the smartphone and smart devices will become a key driver of pedagogical and subsequent architectural design evolution.
Students can instantly research, sketch and collaborate with peers. Start building a new boat with personalised tools and materials immediately at hand. Complete maintenance or upgrades and even launch your brand new vessel. This is all possible from the very moment you step on to the build platform which we affectionately call The Host.
Students can instantly research, sketch and collaborate with peers. Start building a new boat with personalised tools and materials immediately at hand. Complete maintenance or upgrades and even launch your brand new vessel.
Dieter Rams is without doubt the most significant industrial designer of the modernist period. How has this body of work above all others, industrial or architectural, defied changing cultures, economies, climates, politics et. Al. to prevail still as a timeless hallmark?
Dieter Rams is without doubt the most significant industrial designer of the modernist period. In reflection and affirmation of his own design process, Dieter Rams identified 10 principles central to what he considers good design. These principles have been instrumental in the development of this boat building school.
In our time, architecture is expressed through the built form. We say that the form of Architecture is derived from its function. If an experience is ever changing and occurring over time, it cannot be definitively defined, but only observed as it occurs. Refined and honed as a process. By iterating on the mixed medium experiences, through iteration of process, it is conceivable that the next medium will structure itself.
Boat building is an inherently hands on pursuit. In a rapidly changing, digitally saturated era of all things, at all times, why is it that tertiary pedagogy has remained relatively stagnant? The development of new technologies over history have extend our architectural ability to build ‘er’. That is; bigger, faster, lighter, stronger and so on.