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Architecture Students Present Exhibit at Middleton Library

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Architecture exhibit #1The final projects exhibit for ARCH 5004: Edges: Analog and Digital Fabrication will open on Sunday, Dec. 8th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Middleton Library lobby.  This is the “final chapter” in the 3D scanning project mentioned in a previous post on this class.  Everyone is welcome to attend the opening.  The exhibit will be available for viewing until December 13th.  Many thanks to the ARCH 5004 students and Professor Shelby Doyle for sharing their work with us, as well as Mark Martin, Vincent Cellucci, and all the people who helped make this event a reality.

An announcement of the exhibit and more information about the class is on the College of Art & Design’s website.

 

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Paul Hrycaj is a Research & Instruction Librarian at the LSU Libraries.

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