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Onsrud we go

The “Tools for Conviviality” studio has begun fabricating! To complete the CNC certification, there followed a small homework assignment. Students designed a 12″x12″ tile that contained the 4 different types of CNC toolpath options: contour, surface, pocket cut, and drilled holes. I began with a Rhino file in which I designed a tile that interlocks … Continue reading

SAGA Tutorial Series: Grasshopper!

Student Association of Graduate Students (SAGA has organized a series of computer program tutorials taught by students for students. This has been spearheaded by Jonathan Coble. Today, Kurt Marsh and Jie Huang gave us tips on Grasshopper. Above you can see a simple attractor definition animation. Below, you can see the definition: Thanks Kurt and … Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

At UVa SoA, there are times when flowers randomly appear on your desk.

Bend it like Hershberger

UVa M Arch allows for students with diverse interests to pursue them further in independent studies with professors. Justin Hershberger and Ben Hartigan are in an Independent Study with Professor Ed Ford to study the craft of wood and joints. The following are some examples of the excitement by Justin: Kerf & Splice Biscuits, no … Continue reading

Sometimes we Tango

David Holzman, first year Master in Landscape Architecture student, gave us a short lesson in tango this evening.

CNC Routing !!!

UVa SoA is pleased to welcome Melissa Goldman as our new shop manager. She has initiated an exciting series of short courses to teach students how to use the two CNC routers available at the school, Techno and Onsrud. Student TA’s take an active part in teaching these short courses. Above, the Techno router works … Continue reading