4.171 The Space Between Workshop

Fall 2004

Fire escapes.
The Space Between, as seen in the fire escapes filling a North End alley. (Image courtesy of Sandra Baron.)

Course Highlights

This course features a set of references studied by the class, and the work of the students in the projects section.

Course Description

This workshop explores how designers might become as sensitive to space as they are to objects. Through a number of projects and precedent studies, architectural design is studied in relation to the Space Between. The design process is studied in reverse, considering space first and objects second. This is not to imply that objects are not important, but rather that space is equally important.

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Prof. Jan Wampler

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session