MATTER, SPACE, LIGHT, WRITE



ALL RULES ~ TRUISMS ~ APPLY IN THE STUDIO ALWAYS 24 / 7 / 365.


ARCHITECTURE DEMANDS INTENSITY, WELCOME ABOARD AND KEEP UP WITH THE SHIP.


BAND TOGETHER TO SUPPORT PRODUCTIVE AND CRITICAL DIALOGUE.


CONSIDER SCALES CLOSER AND FARTHER.


CRAFT IS CLARITY OF INTENTION THEN ACTION.


CULTIVATE PRECISION AND FOCUS IN MAKING.


DEVELOP ANALYTICAL TENDENCIES.


DIGEST DETAILS IN DRAWINGS, MODELS, CONSTRUCTIONS, AND STATEMENTS.


DRAW ON OPAQUE WHITE PAPER WITH AT LEAST THREE DISTINCT LINE WEIGHTS.


EXAMINE ARCHITECTURE AT EVERY TURN.


EXCEPTIONAL WORK SURPRISES BOTH STUDENT AND INSTRUCTOR.


FE ARCH MAKES A DIFFERENCE.


FIND REFERENCES AND PRECEDENTS FOR YOUR WORK.


FLIP FLOPS ARE DANGEROUS.


GREAT ARCHITECTURE IS MADE FROM PASSION.


HEAR ARCHITECTURE SPOKEN AND DISCUSSED.


INCONVENIENCED PERSON IN THE STUDIO IS ALWAYS RIGHT.


INSPIRATION: "TRUISMS" BEGAN BY JENNY HOLZER IN 1977. REFERENCES: http://mfx.dasburo.com/art/truisms.html http://www.designboom.com/contemporary/holzer.html http://gammm.org/index.php/2007/11/02/truisms-holzer/


ITERATE, ITERATE, ITERATE.


IT'S NOT A MODEL UNTIL THE FIRST PIECE COMES OFF.


JOIN FORCES TO BUILD MOMENTUM.


KEEP DRINKS BELOW WORK AND NEVER ON OR ABOVE DESK LEVEL.


LIKE, KINDA, AND SORTA ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS.


LOCATE A CONTEXT FOR YOUR WORK.


LOOK AT WHAT IS MADE IN THE COLLEGE.


LOOK AT WHAT YOU MAKE.


MINIMIZE DISTRACTIONS.


NO AEROSOL SPRAYS ON ANY WORK IN THE STUDIO.


NO AUDIBLE AUDIO IN THE STUDIO.


NO EXTRACURRICULAR DIGITAL COMMUNICATION OR MEDIA DISPLAY IN STUDIO.


NO EATING DURING CLASS.


NO TEXTING, SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES, OR TELEVISUAL PROGRAMMING MAY OCCUR WHILE WORKING.


OBEY.


PURSUE GREAT AMBITIONS.


QUESTION EVERY ANGLE.


REASON DILIGENTLY.


RENDER FAT NOT ARCHITECTURE.


REPRESENTATION IS A DANGEROUS WORD.


SAFETY GLASSES ARE REQUIRED FOR SHOP WORK.


SOME RULES FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS


SOUND LISTENING ONLY WITH HEADPHONES.


SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF ARCHITECTURE.


STUDIO MUST BE KEPT HEALTHY AND SAFE.


TIME IS A MATERAIL.


USE HELVETICA OR COURIER TYPE.


VALIANTLY LABOR ALL DETAILS.


WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE EFFECT THE FUTURE.


WORK LIKE BANDITS.


WORKING IN THE STUDIO IMPROVES INTEGRITY OF PERFORMANCE AND THE COLLEGE CULTURE.


X-RAY DRAWINGS SEE ALL.


YEARN FOR BEAUTY.


ZERO IN ON THE HEART OF THE MATTER.



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