FACT (Fabrication And Construction Team, a student design-build workshop), in collaboration with Min | Day, has designed multiple projects for the Bemis Center, an artist-in-residence program and contemporary art gallery in Omaha, Neb. Bemis Gardens functions as an outdoor garden for the Bemis Center and the public. The project emerged from an exhibition and design laboratory organized to solicit input from artists, professionals, FACT students, and the public.
This Design Thesis examines two central questions: how to develop the architectural use of an aircraft fuselage and how to utilize this element on a variety of different scales. While examples in the past have exploited the re-use of the fuselage on a scale of novelty and aesthetic form, this thesis aims to demonstrate that the fuselage can become part of an economically viable housing.
With mall retail space, interior design can give a business owner the competitive edge they need with today’s discerning consumers. This is especially true for jewelry retailers where image is everything. This design concept perfectly aligns the store environment with the intended consumer journey and offers a refreshed new brand that conveys innovation through merchandising, technology, and operations.
FACT (Fabrication And Construction Team, a student design-build workshop,) in collaboration with Min | Day, often works with non-profit arts organizations. The Salina Art Center runs a community-based program of exhibitions, performances, films (in its cinema) educational activities and maintains a residency for one artist at a time.
This interdisciplinary studio project asked teams of Architecture and Landscape Architecture students to design a tailgating facility for the UNL Huskers. This is an architecture of surface and an infrastructure to manage the complex systems associated with activities planned, anticipated and unexpected as well as site systems including storm water management and utilities.