T_ADS Obuchi Lab is the Master of Engineering in Architecture and Urbanism course at the University of Tokyo. Obuchi Lab is dedicated to the research on the emergence of global network society and its effect on architecture, urbanism and design culture. It is an interdisciplinary experimental design research laboratory connecting architecture, engineering and computations to theorize and to develop design proposals for the contemporary environments.
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Real Size Thinking Competition by Amy and Xu
Three projects by Obuchi Lab made into the finalist at the Real Size Thinking Competition in Tokyo. Here is the project by Amy and Xu, a mockup of their thesis project titled Intimacy Cloud.
Structural components are made of recycled ground coffee beans, creating aromatic environment of coffee. The components are naturally fire resistance thus proving a place for smoking area.