Seeking Shelter: An Interactive Experience of Homelessness in NC

I began this project with a desire to focus on poverty and power differentials within society, and then found myself confronting the topic of unsheltered homelessness.   I recently spent 5 … Continue reading Seeking Shelter: An Interactive Experience of Homelessness in NC

Grooming Nature… A music video for “I Came Running” by Ancient Astronauts

This song, like many others with silent voices, stirs up emotions surrounding issues I don’t often talk about. I decided to mix together visual representations of what it makes me … Continue reading Grooming Nature… A music video for “I Came Running” by Ancient Astronauts

LOOMO GEO: Robot Upgrades for GIS-enabled Data Collection

Overview LOOMO is a personal segway robot with multi-terrain mobility and advanced computer vision, allowing it to follow users autonomously, avoid objects, and shoot stabilized video, while traveling up to … Continue reading LOOMO GEO: Robot Upgrades for GIS-enabled Data Collection

Carrboro Makers: A 3D creative model site plan

For my Green Architecture and Sustainable Design class this semester, we produced a 3D model of a sustainable community development design proposal for a site in Carrboro. The site my … Continue reading Carrboro Makers: A 3D creative model site plan

Looking Toward Utopia

The sun’s tingling radiation penetrated my cheeks and warmly nudged me from a hypnotic lull. As my bed rocked me back and forth in a steady, calming rhythm, I peeked … Continue reading Looking Toward Utopia

Community Power: Samsø Island’s Transformation from Crisis, to Experiment, to Model of Sustainability

At the center of human endeavor is a need to connect. Relationships of necessity form societies to ensure survival, providing security against natural forces and the fulfillment of social drivers. … Continue reading Community Power: Samsø Island’s Transformation from Crisis, to Experiment, to Model of Sustainability

Layers of Reality: Exploring the Mental Landscape via the Voices of Lincoln, Dickinson, Poole, and Melville

  For millennia, language has served humanity as a bridge from one great mind to another. The channel opened by such meaningful discourse surpasses the faculties of all other animals … Continue reading Layers of Reality: Exploring the Mental Landscape via the Voices of Lincoln, Dickinson, Poole, and Melville