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The "Tools & Projections research process focuses on tools to speculate on the futures of our built environment. Predicating on a methodology of research through practice, tools are utilized as ways to look at, and operate within, the contemporary world.
Tool: Select a tool with the potential to instigate new ways of seeing and operating within our contemporary world. How can the tool suggest novel venues of intervention?
Technique: Activate selected tool through a shared site to speculate on the projective characteristics and qualities of selected tool. The field research will reveal new ways to use the tool within the built environment.
Aspiration: Position tool research in a contemporary discourse/larger conversation.
Application: Apply the tool investigation and findings to thesis project.
Chelak, Elise, "Activating Place" (2019). Architecture Senior Theses. 425.
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