Emerging Voices Lecture Series: DIGSAU & Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects

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April 3, 2013
Last Thursday the Architectural League hosted the third in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique paths in architecture, the eight firms will be presenting lectures on their personal philosophies each Thursday this month. Last week’s lecture featured Luke Ogrydziak and Zoë Prillinger of Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects and Jules Dingle, Jeff Goldstein, Mark Sanderson, and James Unkefer of DIGSAU. In his introduction, Architectural League Vice President Paul Lewis highlighted both firms’ unique applications of "productive notions of imperfection and error" in their work. Read Full Article
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  According to DIGSAU, “after reading many issues of Dwell” this client enlisted them to break them out of tract house living. Sourced wood from a nearby barn helped to create a modern yet rustic space. 2011. Photo by Todd Mason/Halkin Photography.
    According to DIGSAU, “after reading many issues of Dwell” this client enlisted them to break them out of tract house living. Sourced wood from a nearby barn helped to create a modern yet rustic space. 2011. Photo by Todd Mason/Halkin Photography.
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  A concrete and glass dressing were employed in DIGSAU’s LEED Gold certified Iroko building. Philadelphia Naval Yard, 2012. Photo by Todd Mason/Halkin Mason Photography.
    A concrete and glass dressing were employed in DIGSAU’s LEED Gold certified Iroko building. Philadelphia Naval Yard, 2012. Photo by Todd Mason/Halkin Mason Photography.
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  Of their team’s differing viewpoints, DIGSAU says “the dialogue that forms in disagreements drives projects.” Here, the firm’s Corn Mobile. 2008. Photo by John Egly-Russell.
    Of their team’s differing viewpoints, DIGSAU says “the dialogue that forms in disagreements drives projects.” Here, the firm’s Corn Mobile. 2008. Photo by John Egly-Russell.
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  DIGSAU helped Dogfish Head Brewery to create a home that fit the brand’s distinct flair. A new master plan will increase beer making capacity while creating a destination for fans of the left-of-center beer brewer. Seen here is an office addition completed in 2010. Photo by Pixelcraft.
    DIGSAU helped Dogfish Head Brewery to create a home that fit the brand’s distinct flair. A new master plan will increase beer making capacity while creating a destination for fans of the left-of-center beer brewer. Seen here is an office addition completed in 2010. Photo by Pixelcraft.
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  A pedestrian path parallels the pipeline that takes beer on its journey from the building it is made in to the one where it is bottled. Estimated completion April 2013. Rendering by DIGSAU/D.I.R.T. Collaboration.
    A pedestrian path parallels the pipeline that takes beer on its journey from the building it is made in to the one where it is bottled. Estimated completion April 2013. Rendering by DIGSAU/D.I.R.T. Collaboration.
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  Rendering of the the proposed Floating House, 2009. Image provided by DIGSAU.
    Rendering of the the proposed Floating House, 2009. Image provided by DIGSAU.
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  The Conway House consists of a bounty of the same three-dimensional tile repeated in a chain as dictated by its shape. The biprism tiles become so interlinked their individuality is lost in the resulting form. Princeton, New Jersey	. © OPA.
    The Conway House consists of a bounty of the same three-dimensional tile repeated in a chain as dictated by its shape. The biprism tiles become so interlinked their individuality is lost in the resulting form. Princeton, New Jersey . © OPA.
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  OPA wanted to free themselves from logic imposed by a grid and considered various inefficient configurations of shipping containers. They settled on a combination of options, seen in the trikselion shape here. The Presidio, San Francisco, California. Mobile exhibition pavilion for the For-Site Foundation. © Tim Griffith.
    OPA wanted to free themselves from logic imposed by a grid and considered various inefficient configurations of shipping containers. They settled on a combination of options, seen in the trikselion shape here. The Presidio, San Francisco, California. Mobile exhibition pavilion for the For-Site Foundation. © Tim Griffith.
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  OPA built the Loop structure to “slump” onto the site. Orinda, California. © OPA.
    OPA built the Loop structure to “slump” onto the site. Orinda, California. © OPA.
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  The geometric interior seen here offers a stark contrast to the exterior of an Edwardian home in the historical Pacific Heights section of San Francisco. San Francisco, California. © Tim Griffith.
    The geometric interior seen here offers a stark contrast to the exterior of an Edwardian home in the historical Pacific Heights section of San Francisco. San Francisco, California. © Tim Griffith.
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  A view inside the Parallax pavilion. Geometric beams overhead bring interest to the simple structure. Lotus, California. © Tim Griffith.
    A view inside the Parallax pavilion. Geometric beams overhead bring interest to the simple structure. Lotus, California. © Tim Griffith.

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