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    Atomic Cities Exhibition at UK’s Center for Applied Energy Research

    The Atomic Cities Team has completed its final semester devoted to the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The three semester research investigation was capped off with a traveling exhibition that summarizes the team’s holistic proposals for remediating the PGDP site...

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    International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam 2012

    The Atomic Cities team was pleased to exhibit work at the 5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, as part of the University of Kentucky River Cities Project. Members of our team attended the Biennale opening, entitled Making City, at the...

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    Couched Constructions V – Exhibition Opening

    The team returned from the Couched Constructions exhibition at the Herron Gallery in Indianapolis. We went to Indy excited by the exhibit’s provocation and the chance to test new potentials for AtFAB, to prototype new furniture adaptations , and to...

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    Atomic Cities PGDP Interactive Model

    The Atomic Cities Research Group is near completion on the next phase of PGDP models. This 1:150 model of the PGDP campus will be used as an interactive tool by scientists, community members, policymakers and others engaged with the…

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    Couched Constructions IV

    We’ve completed fabrication of two couch prototypes, and assembly is well underway…

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    Atomic Cities PGDP Model Photographs

    Glint Studio photographer Magnus Lindqvist accompanied our team on a recent trip to Paducah to thoroughly document the PGDP site model, which has been on display at the Department of Energy’s Community Information Center since October. The model will be on...

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    Couched Constructions III

    The Silver Lining Couch, a chaise based on the Silver Lining Bed, is taking shape. Shown below are early material studies using birch plywood and painted Advantech OSB, as well as our new favorite, repurposed plywood rescued from the University surplus...

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    Couched Constructions II

    The Ninety Minute Couch – a stretch Ninety Minute Chair – is ready for assembly.  We milled this version from recycled plywood, rescued from the dumpsters at the University’s surplus depot. The patina and perfect amount of distress rivals the...

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