Monica Ponce de Leon recalls her time teaching at SCI-Arc in 2002, and revisits one of her firms earlier projects, a 1996 commission by MOMA, New York for an installation utilizing laser-cut steel panels. She documents a series of projects inspired by her research at Georgia Tech, including a prototype for a gas station in Los Angeles for British Petroleum.
Video Archive | Monica Ponce de Leon (2)
Monica Ponce de Leon of Office dA discusses her projects in terms of precision, and geometry. Her office poses the questions: What does it mean to build a building with zero tolerance? How does one achieve precision or the image of precision? How is precision present or absent in an architectural project? For de Leon, both the problem and solution are constructed through geometry.