Category Archive: Alexander McFayden

Studio One Summary

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Introduction Studio One sought to design a space of work for a superhero we were assigned at random. The superhero I drew was Mr. Fantastic from the Fantastic Four series. This project required… Continue reading

Project IV: Revised Work

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Project Description This project sought to design a space of work for a superhero we were assigned at random. The superhero I drew was Mr. Fantastic from the Fantastic Four series. This project… Continue reading

Experience Photos, Inspiration & Work Place Site

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Atmosphere “Playful” Photos Inspired by my analysis of Keith Haring’s artwork, I aim to have my site addition offer a notion of playfulness. Inspiration & Movement Architectural Examples  Site Photos The site I selected was… Continue reading

Proposed Work Space: Project Description & Site Model

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Project Description This project asked for students to design a space for work for a superhero we were given at random. The superhero I had drawn was Mr. Fantastic from the Fantastic Four… Continue reading

Thought Map and Exploration Adaptation

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Demountable Space for Work From developing a thought map I was able to further understand and make connections between themes I have discovered and explored thus far in the term. This thought process… Continue reading

Work and Program Interpretation

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Interpreting Work I am interpreting “work” by a demonstration and reflection of Mr. Fantastic’s unique powers and abilities within the realm of his personal interests. His capability to stretch and transform his body… Continue reading

Client Analysis: Mister Fantastic

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My given client is the fictional character, and super hero Mister Fantastic also known as Reed Richards in his other identity. He is a founding member of the Fantastic Four. As a Marvel… Continue reading

THE THINKING HAND EXPLORATION ESSAY

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Sensory interaction within architecture will always be vastly important to the perception of an architectural creation as one develops emotions and feelings towards a particular space. From reading Juhani Pallasmaa’s The Thinking Hand:… Continue reading

Midterm Review Reflections

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In this past week’s review on my given artist Keith Haring I gathered resourceful feedback from the critique process. The critics believed that a strong translation from my artists artwork to my exploration… Continue reading

Movement Exploration Gallery

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  Keith Haring Inspired Explorations of Trace and Movement

Exploration of Movement

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I choose to explore the theme of movement and fluidity as it is a very evident theme in Keith Haring’s work. Haring uses lines to show the movement of air surrounding the figures… Continue reading

Artist Analysis: Keith Haring

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Haring was born May 4, 1958 and died at the age of just 31 in 1990 in New York. He is an iconic painter and draftsman who studied his craft at the New… Continue reading

Keith Haring: Reconstruction

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During the early 1980’s Keith Haring’s work was famous in subway stations across New York city. He came to the idea of creating street art in these stations when he like many Americans… Continue reading

First Impressions: Keith Haring

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My first reaction to Keith Haring’s work is his very dominant use of colour and repetition of both shape and form in his art work. In almost all the works I have witnessed… Continue reading

The Contribution of Senses to the Perception of Space

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When first introduced to this exercise, I learned early on that measurement is not always numerical. I was intrigued by the possibilities this fact would bring forth. All too often, architectural designs rely… Continue reading