PRAGMATIC | POETIC
The studio will explore the relationship between the pragmatic and the poetic. Different exercises during the course of the semester will lead up to the design of a bourbon distillery and tasting room.
Project #1: Graphic Studies
Research of the process of distilling bourbon: science, art, culture.
Graphic studies to create a deep understanding of different aspects of the liquor.
Visit to a bourbon distillery.
Project #2: Architectural Moment
Material study derived from the concepts of project #1.
Exploration of the relationship between two spaces: the distilling room and the tasting room.
Project #3: Distillery and Tasting Room
Visit to site; site diagrams.
Program relationship studies.
Design of a bourbon distillery and tasting room.