This week we worked on our systems map for our research topic and here were my results:
Systems my topic may sit inside of and overlap with:
-Civil Engineering -Economic/Financial
3 Relevant Texts:
-Horizontal Drill Operator
Along with my Structural Engineer contact from last week, I reached out to my brother (an Air Force officer) for any leads to people related to the field. He suggested David Bird, who is a horizontal driller and a friend from his time in Alaska. David has worked all around the states as one of three certified operators of a specialized horizontal drill.
Propose a project and make 3 iterative sketches/alternatives:
Ummm….. Hmmmm….. With the dirt and the mud and my experts and just simply living in a concrete paradise, I want to do something about pushing through layers. or a winding pipe in the ground. Something about how this field of study crosses into so many others.
Articulate the connections between media, audience and context: DESIGN A “CALL”
Hm. I don’t have an issue to call TO yet. Argh…
Media, Audience and Context are inter-operating pieces that need to communicate to, about, and from each other to be effective. Any piece can be manipulated “to shape” and “by shaping” the others.