M.Arch 1 NUS AY20/21

M.Arch 1 Options Studio AY20/21 Semester 1Spectres of Venice: Invisible Cities Revisited The historical city-state of Venice has long fuelled the imagination of travellers and writers, perhaps none more so than journalist-novelist Italo Calvino, whose seminal Invisible Cities (1972) vicariously recounted scores of its imaginative simulacra through a fictional Marco Polo. Already battling environmental perils, the pandemic lockdown in…

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PALZONE

BYAHMAD NAZARUDDIN B ABDUL RAHIMMARCUS SIM BEI YI Due to their mobility and transience, digital nomads find maintaining intimate relationships with both friends and lovers alike challenging, often ending in loneliness. To mediate this, Palzone aims to use technology to redefine intimacy for digital nomads, through augmenting time and space. This is attempted through diminishing…

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RESONANCE

BYTAN ZIWEITHOMAS POH JIA MING Resonance was conceived with the need for a therapeutic realm to seek refuge from the overwhelming stresses and connectivity of our tech driven society. Resonance is a virtual reality landscape realm that runs on ubiquitous hardware of everyday users such as smartphones. The landscape realm is pieced together by the…

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M.Arch 1 NUS AY2019/20

M.Arch 1 Options Studio AY 2019/20 Semester 1WE ARE MILLENNIALS, MOBILISED … imagine our digital connectedness in terms of bodies extending across space, but we might also suggest that the spaces between us have collapsed, that, in virtual terms, we’re crawling all over one another.  Laurence Scott, The Four-Dimensional Human (2015) This mission, should you…

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