Category Archives: Architecture

Legacy Trees and LiDAR: Q&A with Roald Gundersen (BS Arch ‘84)

Roald Gundersen (BS Arch & Environmental Science ‘84) founded WholeTrees Architecture & Structures in 2007, but has been revolutionizing the use of un-milled timber for his entire career. WholeTrees uses small diameter timber in new construction projects, which improves the health and productivity of regional forests while boosting local economies. This year, WholeTrees, in partnership with the US Forest Products […]

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Revealing Patterns by Scaling Time

How do people define personal space? What determines the flow and interaction between bikes, cars, and pedestrians? How do our bodies move unconsciously when we’re focused on a specific task? This fall, a BDA workshop led by Andrew Blaisdell (MArch ‘10) investigated these questions with an unexpected medium: time-lapse photography. Over the past seven weeks, the students documented everyday activities—from […]

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Maria Baker (BArch & BED ’93) Nominated for Emmy in Outstanding Production Design

Maria Baker (BArch & BED ’93) received an Emmy nomination for art directing the Amazon television series Transparent. In the midst of her design coursework, Baker found her passion in a different kind of studio. “In my final year of school I visited a film set that a friend was working on. I realized that designing for film was very […]

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