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Memories of light

Type: Academic
School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor: Suresh Sethi
Studio: Industrial Design

Year: Fall 2018

“All material in nature, the mountains and the streams and the air and we, are made of Light which has been spent, and this crumpled mass called material casts a shadow, and the shadow belongs to Light.”

Louis Kahn

The project started as a study of the architecture of greenhouses. The structures were photographed as a way to investigate the quality of spaces.

The intention was to capture the feeling of a place or the energy that seemed tangible. The atmosphere in the photographs were abstracted into patterns, textures and shapes and captured in sketches.

These sketches were then interpreted as a collection of “cubes” that will hold the memory of the place.

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