ESP Biography


Major: Architecture (4B)

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Past Classes

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X12184: Intro to Digital Fabrication with Paper Lanterns in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Learn the basics of digital fabrication in a fun and safe way with a CNC paper cutter! You will get a chance to design and cut your own paper lantern while learning skills that apply to more advanced maker tools like laser cutters and CNC mills.

A11850: Creative Cartography with Vinyl Cutters in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Have an interest in graphic design or making? Jealous of how the folks at FiveThirtyEight always make such attractive maps and graphs? Come learn Creative Cartography and get a chance to cut your own multi-layered map stickers or posters on a vinyl cutter! You'll learn basic vinyl cutting techniques as well as ways to use colors, fonts, and lines to manipulate your audience.

A11414: Intro to Typography Design in Spark 2017 (Mar. 11 - 12, 2017)
Get a detailed introduction to major concepts in typography design and use. We will cover connotations and history of popular fonts, discuss the different components that make up a font, and give students the chance to try designing their own fonts!

A11234: Extreme Blanket Forts in HSSP Spring 2017 (Feb. 18, 2017)
Learn basic principles of architecture, structural engineering, urban planning, drawing, and CAD (computer-aided design) through the cozy lens of blanket forts. Students will work in teams to design their extreme forts as part of a blanket city, learning new skills each week and finally constructing and enjoying their forts on the final week.