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Alan Lishness

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3D Problem Solving

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2015
IN PORTLAND MAINE @ VOL 30

"Everybody has something inside them that they want to make, and they just haven't figured it out yet."

In 3D Problem Solving, Alan Lishness shares his unique passion for creating unusual yet striking lamps made from scrap parts found in Portland, Maine. In this presentation, Alan encourages us to find what we love to make and start creating!

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Problem-Solving in Animation

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Keith Otto has a passion for learning new skills, both inside and out of work. From attending developer conferences and reading tech blogs to buying books, he is always working to expand his knowledge. Most of Keith's career has been spent developing websites and working to perfect his knowledge of the associated languages. In more recent years, he has also been teaching himself to develop for Unity3D, which has quickly evolved into another aspect of his work.

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AIA Think

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Gene Burr and Suzanne Wedekind describe their project to teach critical thinking skills to grade school and high school students using the local built environment and the design process. In 2013, the American Institute of Architects provided them with a grant for the project.

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The Real World

BY HALEY NABOYCHIK
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Haley Naboychik believes that educational experiences should be designed to be real and relevant to the world beyond high school. Opportunities that provide experiences for using creativity, engaging in meaningful problem-solving and teaming with others prepares youth not just for college or the workforce, it prepares them for life.

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Creative Change Agents

BY LAURA KISAILUS
@ VOL 3 ON APR 10, 2015

Laura Kisailus and Michael Matera are change agents. They share the process of making change happen through problem solving using an example of rearranging a workspace. What seems like a small bit of housekeeping turns out to have a significant impact on work.

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Wire, the Australian Problem Solving Medium

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@ VOL 12 ON JUL 20, 2016

Mark Thomson, Advanced Research Director at the Institute of Backyard Studies, share about the wonders of wire! 

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Designing Materiality with 3D Printing

BY ANDREAS BASTIAN
@ VOL 140 ON OCT 26, 2016

Researcher and designer Andreas Bastian discusses the role between tools and design, and how new technologies like 3D printing are challenging traditional frameworks of product design and material performance.

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Design: Solving Mysteries Before they Happen

BY PAUL MOORE
@ VOL 3 ON DEC 08, 2016

Paul Moore presents on his process of architectural design which parallels a mystery story that we don't the ending because it hasn't happened yet.  His design uses authentic practices, processes and places which start with the unknown end in mind and accept reality as it is.

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From 2D to 3D – the design process of MECA’s Textile and Fashion Design department

BY PAUL LEWANDOWSKI
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 20, 2015

 
Paul Lewandowski will present his program's exercises that students work on in class, introducing the audience to a way of thinking about pattern, material, texture, and form.
 
MECA’s new textile and fashion design program is growing quickly and introducing students to a rare hybrid program of textile and fashion design.  Unique in the US, the TFD program students explore 2D pattern and 3D shape as they create wearable art for the body.  


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