2008-2010 form·Z Joint Study Journal

This online 2008-2010 form·Z Joint Study Journal is the same as that which is printed and distributed to all the members as well as friends of the Joint Study Program.


The 2008-2010 Joint Study Journal is a thematic collection of articles relating to the use of form·Z and other digital tools. Below, the JS Journal is presented in two different ways: (1) The complete journal as a single document that can be simply viewed or downloaded. Once opened, you can start at the Table of Contents and branch to whichever article you are interested in. (2) Each article of the journal is presented as an independent document, which can again be viewed directly or downloaded.


We hope you enjoy reading and browsing through the 2008-2010 Joint Study Journal.



The 2008-2010 form·Z Joint Study Journal

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Individual PDFs of articles:

    Introduction - Table of Contents

    2008-2009 Joint Study Award Winners

    2009-2010 Joint Study Award Winners
    Tribute to William J. Mitchell - A Student's Reflection
    Poetics of the Fantastic
    Animate Assemblies: Reactive Structures
    An Investigation on Archi-Textile through NURBS Model
    ReKinetic Digital Mashups
    From Design to Production
    Design and Fabrication - CAD/CAM for the Installation of a Staircase
    A Conversation with Mitch Joachim and Ardrzej Zarzycki
    Psychological Tension and the Fantastical Mechanism - Involved in the Creative Process
    Constructed Fantasies | Fantastic Constructions
    Digital Media Effects on Design Pedagogy: Why Less is More Design
    The Search for Intensional Form
    Design Education of the Digital Native
    Well Beyond the Box: Digital Fabrication and Mass Customization at very early
          Architectural Education

    Underworld Form Exploration - A Studio Diary
    Computer Modeling and Visualization using form·Z in a Basic Design Curriculum

    Transformative Elements
    form·Z Joint Study Program Schools