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    3D Printed Bicycle Helmet Team
    3D Printed Bicycle Helmet Team

    Most bicyclists deaths are the result of a severe head injury. Helmets are one of the most important preventive measures for reducing head injury during a crash. Traditionally, bicycle helmets are made from foam. Our team's goal is to explore how 3D printing might provide better options for safety.

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    ARCH
    ARCH | Architecture Creation Club, bridging design and the environment

    ARCH is an after-school program focused on diversifying the creative technology professions by giving high school students access to develop hard skills in architecture, urban planning, and engineering through higher education student mentorship. The program will center design equity for a year-long project where students can earn credits and scholarships.

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    Aeolian Perception Chamber
    Aeolian Perception Chamber

    Located on a sheep farm in Virginia, a structure will be arranged to give an alternate audiovisual perception of wind. The structure will use tensioned acoustic strings to relay the varying wind speeds harmonies. The responsive nature of the space will provide a safe alternative to connect to one’s environment.

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    OCLIM: Occupying Liminal Space
    OCLIM: Occupying Liminal Space

    OCLIM was designed to respond to the current condition of the world, to create a space that concretizes the “in-between” spaces that exist around us. OCLIM references natural forms and biological structures, where concrete is used to encapsulate voids to create a network of organically-derived pods for human occupation that represent a permeable “in-between” space to create an inside space with the perceived freedom and escape of the outdoors.

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    SPAN - Modular Origami Structures
    SPAN - Modular Origami Structures

    Through experimentation of additive manufacturing processes and textile bonding, SPAN focuses on creating lightweight, temporary structures that provide quick and accessible shelter from the elements.