Control Systems Interface

EVCO Controls Interface © 2014 admin. All rights reserved.

I was contracted by EVCO Mechanical – a mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and building controls company – to develop user interface graphics for their online building controls systems which provide real-time information on any number of sensors installed within a buildings … Continue reading

Solar Chandelier

ChandelierProposal_Preview © 2012 Josh Lobel. All rights reserved.

i was asked to prepare a series of conceptual design ideas of a ‘solar’ chandelier to bring natural light down through a four-story residential grand staircase. The main idea was to use some sort of solar concentrator, such as a … Continue reading

3-Plane Connection

3PlC_Assembled 2007 Josh Lobel. All rights reserved.

One of the problems given in a digital fabrication class I took at MIT, Course 4.592 – Research in Digital Fabrication with Prof. Larry Sass, was to design, fabricate, and assemble a joint that could resolve the intersection of three … Continue reading

LegoBot

LegoBot_Preview 2007 Josh Lobel. All rights reserved.

In between the Fall and Spring semesters is MIT’s Independent Activities Period (IAP), a special four-week term during which students, faculty, staff, and alumnae can organize, sponsor, and take part in a large number of unique courses and activities. Various … Continue reading

Flat-Pack Chair

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Begun in association with the course Inquiries into Design and Computation at MIT, the Flat-Pack Chair was continued as an independent design project with Dimitris Papanikolau and Magdalena Pantazi. The chair takes its form and structural integrity from the properties … Continue reading