Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Elevator Pitch concepts

and here are the concept for our Shade 2 Lease assignment, have a look and decide yourself which system you like to rent in your office in the future !

Elevator Pitch

Here we go, just after a few weeks we had our elevator pitch and the students showed a variety of new sunshades. After listening to the different presentations the students made groups in which they will develop the bet concepts into prototypes.

Here some impressions of the day

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Bucky Lab start

today we started the new Bucky Lab - this time for the very first time a dedicated vision for architects, its a free choice studio and doesn't contain the engineering courses we usually do for the BT students. The classic one will be given only in the winter period, and the new architects version in Summer.

We are looking forward to see what the students will imagine for our new topic: Shades 2 Lease.
Serdar already took over after lunch to start his CAD course, its a small group of 12 and we are looking forward to an intense summer.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Bucky Expo - CRH - TerraceShading 2.0

With a bit of a delay we finally started our exhibition in the orange hall today. With such a big group and also two different prototype scales it is the most dense exhibition we had so far ...

Looking from the distance it feels very full, but if you approach it you will find so may wonderful models and details, so don't miss the exhibition which will have to take away already next week Wednesday.

What did we do this semester ? Here is the text from the exhibition:

Bucky Lab – Terrace shading

This semester we teamed up with CRH one of the international leaders in building materials. Within their huge range of materials and products CRH also owns a couple of companies producing shadings in all kinds of variations. Sunstock to name just one helped us together with the Dutch group of CRH to define this semesters assignment – a solution for a typical Dutch row house terrace shading.

While the common solutions have problems in harsh wind conditions or limit the use while it rains we challenged the students to find alternative solutions for this special kind of clients – the common Dutch row house owner.

Being asked to think out of the box we can see a huge variety of concepts that address different problems, all suited to be placed in the garden of the house.

Due to the fact that we can’t build an entire full scale prototype of a terrace shading we decided to build the entire prototype in 1:10 scale and one 1:1 detail of the most difficult

Have a look, did you find a solution that may improve your home ?

The results are made during the last BT semester and not only the effort of 73 students who just started their study in the master but also our entire team of docents and teachers:

Casper van der Meer, Sedar Asut, Boris Bähre, Truus Hoordijk, Regina Bokel, Peter Eigenraam, Fred Veer, Hans Hoogenboom, Marcel Bilow 

here some impressions :


Monday, February 12, 2018

Bucky Lab Semester start Summer Semster 2018

Dear all,

we will start our Architects version of the Bucky Lab semester on Tuesday the 20th of March. Please enroll yourself to the course AR0094 in bright space.

Your Dr. Bucky Lab

Monday, February 5, 2018

CRH Terrace Shadings Poster

Here we go, the project posters of this semester. A few are still missing but while we have to read all the reports and grade the projects our students have earned their short holiday.

Have a look what we made this semester

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Bucky Lab Finals

This week we had our finals, and with 18 groups and our sponsors from CRH it was actually quite a big one ...we met in the Berlage Rooms and had already difficulties to place the 36 models in that big room ...

We recently had a mini symposium about production technologies in which we also commented on our students presentation skills and what can we say: It paid off - 18 wonderful presentations and everyone listening with full attentions.

Soon we will publish the projects here, but for now we can only say: Wow this was a blast ...and BOUTs invitation for a beer after the long day a well earned treat.

Have a look by yourself !