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2/2

“Liz Fizz” Plater-Zyberk gave good advice to young architects who want to make a difference in this environment: look around, see what’s already here, you don’t have to always start something yourself. Teamwork.

2/3

No one showed up to this 6 on 7. Sad. May we suggest some alternative themes: french fry mountain hot dog eating contest; gingerbread mulled wine ugly sweater contest; random student work pin-up with costco hors d’oeuvres; popcorn pizza pajama party; watermelon soju karaoke musical chairs

2/5

Sounds of the historic Super Bowl comeback by the Patriots resonated throughout studios on Sunday night. Also overheard in studio: ““Wait I always thought that SuperBowl was a place. Like they played ‘in SuperBowl.’ Which I thought was a stadium in Wisconsin.”

2/6

If you heard hysterical screeching on the 7th floor between 3 and 4 pm, know that no physical altercation occurred despite the violent and senseless demolition of a ¾” = 1’ final model moments before presentation.

Articles

https://archpaper.com/2017/02/yale-students-design-political-protest-part-seminar/#gallery-0-slide-0

MFG’s seminar gains traction, launched into spotlight due to difficult times and the YSOA’s continuing role in political activism.

 

http://www.architecturalrecord.com/articles/12222-immigration-ban-rocks-architecture-community

ArchRecord picks up the story on repercussions of the immigration ban on the architecture community.

GTFO

Weekly open life drawing sessions are held Wed. 8-10pm, 601 at the School of Art.

JoAnna Lio Amos, producer at Electronic Arts whose work includes the Sims will give a talk on Friday, Feb 10 11:30 am at the DMCA.

OTG recommends a day trip to MOMA to see the new ad hoc fifth-floor exhibition featuring work produced by artists from the seven countries affected by the immigration ban, including Zaha Hadid.