Brendan MacFarlane Walk

Brendan MacFarlane describes several of his works as a way of reflecting on his own design techniques. Some of these techniques include employing contextual research to extent a contemporary idea, as well as, material and surface explorations. MacFarlane also goes
into describing the detailing fabrication methods of his Orange Cube and Plug-Over buildings. He discusses the Docks de Paris project, tranforming an historic warehouse on the Seine with a massive “Plug-Over.” He describes the fabrication techniques and the environmental implications. MacFarlane discusses more projects, including the Frac Centre in Orleans, the Taipei Performing Arts Center, and the ?cole Sup?rieure des Arts et de la Communication (ESAC) in Pau. These projects propose using existing elements to inform performative surface manipulations, that suggest ebbs and flows of circulation and program. MacFarlane ends by discussing the relationship between the physical elements of his architecture and the psychological associations it creates to the users.

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Eric Owen Moss introduces Brendan MacFarlane. MacFarlane describes his student career at SCI-Arc. While describing his design...
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Brendan MacFarlane describes a housing project which employed a ratio and ruling system. He talks about the program and...
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