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worace / gist:1581449
Created Jan 9, 2012
Urbanism, Graffiti, and the Design of a Public Spray Booth for New Haven
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Urbanism, Graffiti, and the Design of a Public Spray Booth for New Haven

As an architect and designer, my expertise is in producing objects that respond to recognized needs. I'm going to walk you through one such project that I did in 2010.

As part of an urban design studio, I was assigned to analyze the architectural communication in New Haven's Ninth Square. Our aim was to identify problematic patterns of urban signage and communication, and then to design a small-scale intervention that could help reshape these conditions.

Phase 1: Analysis

I began by plotting examples of private and municipal signage, as well as instances of graffiti and architectural ornament, to an axonometric map and then a model.

Working with a partner, I focused on a particular downtown bus stop site as a location that combined the con

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worace / move_robot.txt
Created Apr 20, 2012
lego nxt sample script
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$LOAD_PATH.unshift('./lib').uniq!
require 'lego_nxt/usb_connection'
require 'lego_nxt/constants'
@subject = LegoNXT::UsbConnection.new
ops = [LegoNXT::DirectOps::NO_RESPONSE,
LegoNXT::DirectOps::PLAYTONE,
500,
500].pack('CCvv')
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class LinkItem < ActiveRecord::Base
belongs_to :user
end
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worace / gist:2772557
Created May 23, 2012
new gist for worace
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worace / g
Created May 23, 2012
gistygist
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worace / gist:2781757
Created May 24, 2012
CHECK OUT TROUTR
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I WILL SHARE IT WITH YOU IN THIS GIST: http://polutropos.com
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worace / gist:2782617
Created May 24, 2012
can i gist a BIg WoRACe
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worace / node.json
Created Jun 3, 2012
Basic node.json file for use with remote chef-solo scripts
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{
"run_list": [ "recipe[vim]", "recipe[nginx]" ]
}
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