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Antón García-Abril Current Work
Antón García-Abril begins by discussing "Beams," i.e. projects that involve technology inserted in a site, including the...
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Alex McDowell describes his interest in transmedia space and the breakdown of traditional barriers between disciplines. He...
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Florencia Pita introduces production designer Alex McDowell. Pita reads a text by McDowell detailing materials used in the film...
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Alex McDowell shows examples of his work, stressing pre-visualization techniques for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,...
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Alex McDowell discusses his work on the film Fight Club and the process involved in creating the sets. He also shows...
Alex McDowell
Alex McDowell discusses his work on a number of upcoming and well known films including Fight Club, Minority...
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José Oubrerie stresses the importance of maintaining the church's original design, while solving problems using contemporary...
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Oubrerie discusses the difficulty of doing a building on his own. He talks about the French Cultural Center in Damascus, a design...

Antón García-Abril Current Work

October 2, 2013 | Video Lecturer:
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Antón García-Abril begins by discussing “Beams,” i.e. projects that involve technology inserted in a site, including the Balancing Act installation at the 2010 Venice Biennale, the Hemeroscopium house in Madrid (2005). In the section “Stones,” he reviews projects that are engaged with their sites, including the Truffle House (2010), a music school in Vista Alegre (2002), the SGAE headquarters (2004), and the Telcel Theatre in Mexico City (2013). In “The Big Bang,” he discusses larger-scale projects including the 2013 Lab Towers proposal for Zhengzhou, and a 2013 proposal to exploit an existing abandoned railroad track to reorganize MIT campus.

 

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Marcelo Spina introduces Antón García-Abril as a European architect at MIT, whose work through Ensemble Studio is...
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Antón García-Abril discusses several larger-scale projects including an installation for the Shanghai Biennale (2013), the 2013...

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Alex McDowell shows examples of his work, stressing pre-visualization techniques for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Minority Report, and Fight Club. He talks about the advantages of pre-vis and its use as a fundamental tool for prototyping. He also discusses his work on Steven Spielberg’s The Terminal and the recreation of an airplane terminal.


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Alex McDowell discusses his work on the film Fight Club and the process involved in creating the sets. He also shows images of and talks about his recent work on a robot opera, Death and the Powers, with MIT. A large challenge for the opera was to create an emotive experience for the audience using robotic gesture and interdisciplinary creativity.


Alex McDowell

April 4, 2012 | Video Lecturer:
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Alex McDowell discusses his work on a number of upcoming and well known films including Fight Club, Minority Report, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He also discusses changes in the filmmaking process and the overlap in tools between disciplines. McDowell also talks about his recent work on a robot opera in collaboration with MIT.

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