One of the most significant aspects of design education is the tradition of working in a studio environment where ideas are shared and collaboration is inherent. A new Café in Pence Hall will allow us to extend this educational foundation and platform to a more social and interactive realm. The Charrette will end with all deliverables due at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12.
• All teams must be composed of four students.
• The College of Design rewards the most diverse team (i.e., members from Architecture, Historic Preservation and Interiors).
• A team’s submission composed of representatives from all three disciplines within the College of Design will receive $3,000 for a winning submission; a team composed of representatives from two disciplines will receive $2,000 for a winning submission; and a team composed of representatives from one discipline will receive $1,000 for a winning submission. The purpose of this charrette is to underscore and encourage this most significant aspect of collaboration within the design discipline at large, as well as within the College of Design.
• Students will work intensely for the next 48 hours developing an idea that may be realized in built form as the Café Project.
• The project scope is limited to the area included in the 3-D computer model listed below.
• Students are encouraged to visit the actual “garden level” to take measurements and physically understand the charrette’s scope of design.
• The winning team’s submission will be realized by a design/build workshop run by Professor Massie during spring semester 2018.
• All students should consider materials and finishes being able to be fabricated through digital fabrication processes, as well as processes such as 3-D printing, vacuum-forming, laser-cutting, and casting.
• This is a competition of ideas. Use as much creativity and speculation as possible to develop a scenario and design to develop our amazing new Café.
Here is the link to the Google Drive with all of the documents for you to complete the charrette: