Tag Archives: Brooklyn

MODE Cabinets

In Brief: MODE Cabinets is a re-exploration of my original TSAZ designs which were started around 2009 in a run down deli near the train yards of Kansas City. At his time I had very little knowledge of fabrication methods. Material constraints did not hinder my imagination. Years later … Continue Reading ››

Prototype Two : TetraHouse

Overview

TetraHouse is a building module that allows users construct a small house then change it, move it, expand it or sell it later.  Rearranging your house should be like rearranging furniture.  Upgrading your house should be like updating software.  We can achieve this by having a core framework that allows … Continue Reading ››

Bette Midler Sculpture Park

Bette Midler purchased a variety of derelict lots around Brooklyn and has allowed community members to use them as centers.  She calls it the New York Restoration Project.  This particular lot is right off Broadway, nestled between two barber shops.  The activities are managed by Nyssa Frank of the … Continue Reading ››

Buckminster Fuller Institute Challenge

In 2013 I applied for the Buckminster Fuller Institute Challenge with the help of Jamie Burkhart, Julia Fredenburg, and Patrick Weaver. BFI challenges people to invent "trim tab" solutions to global problems. Bukcy Fuller once noted that the small trim tab on an airplane's wing, when adjusted, would cause the … Continue Reading ››

Body Actualized Center Install

This installation at Body Actualized Center eventually culminated into an event for Bushwick Open Studios 2014. Jon Shapiro of Data Garden joined forces with TetraHouse to produce an immersive audio installation. Sensors were attached to plants that converted minute electrical signals within the plants into dynamic and eerie sounds. The … Continue Reading ››

Flux Factory Install

Flux Factory is a DIY art space in Long Island City where fairly legit academic types are creating that environment outside the academy.  They operate as an international hub for people interested in art, social practice, and often radical and/or gender politics.  This TetraHouse installation was for a Flux residency … Continue Reading ››