Parade Drawing Sessions

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KeyWords/Ideas from the Parade Drawing Sessions

Meeting 1: June 2, 2009: Card Room: Cinzia, Ewelina, Ken, Marsha, Metod, Michaela, Neil
(Neil brought paper and drawing utensils; Marsha brought images for inspiration downloaded from the Internet)

  • A “high-point” structure
  • A form that can be stretched and/or moved
  • Shell-like
  • Sail-like
  • Skin-like (inspired by an image of taupe drapes pulled back)
  • Like a whale skeleton
  • Like a butterfly net
  • Footfall flows
  • Circulatory flows
  • Wind patterns - and flaps for blow through
  • Shadows cast by the sun the at moves overhead
  • Arborescent structures
  • Mobile barrel structure (livestock watering) as an anchor
  • Trees - living structures
  • Anchor points
  • Pillows
  • Physical and symbolic load
  • Top and bottom budgets

Meeting 2: June 10, 2009: Green Room: Cinzia, Ewelina, Ken, Marsha, Metod, Neal, Neil

  • Base
  • Modular structure
  • Guy ropes/lines/wires
  • Wooden lights
  • Grid - irregular grid
  • Flexible yet rigid
  • Prototyping
  • Form and strength - Neal's triangular structures
  • Plane structures
  • Isometric structures
  • Bamboo
  • Public space = More than just the ground
  • Hot air balloons
  • Prototyping and thinking through materials - in addition to drawing
  • Budget for Elephant Trust Application


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