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 Notes
for
Portfolio
Workshop
at
UW

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Blog
Topic
 
 
 Getting
to
the
top
of
the
stack
 The
Metrics.

Describe
the
volume
of
portfolios
 The
Physics
of
the
Quick
Look.

Thumb
from
back?

How
is
it
meant
to
be
experienced?
 Phone
persona
and
Timing.

Knowing
what’s
happening
in
an
office
before
you
contact
 them.

Do
your
research.
Break
out
of
the
formal
 Connect
through
mutual
friends.

I’ll
always
at
least
look
at
a
portfolio
recommended
by
 a
friend.


 Know
where
you
are
on
the
timeline
of
cultural
history.
 Set
your
own
style.

Don’t
be
something
they’ve
already
seen
a
thousand
times.

Feel
as
 though
you’re
the
start
of
The
Next
Big
Thing.
 Break
out
of
the
formal.
 Be
obsessed
with
the
present
trajectory
of
human
thought
and
progress.

Biographies
 for
inspiration
to
become
more
fully
human.


 Wyatt’s
Kieran
Timberlake
leverage.


 Be
inspired
by
sources
outside
of
architecture.

Don’t
be
a
fucking
architect
cliché
 Be
true
to
yourself.

Be
ready
to
walk
away
from
deadening
experiences.

But
also
ready
 to
deal
with
them
and
turn
bad
situations
around.


 The
Art
of
Persuasion.
 Be
memorable.


 
 
 
 



Highlighting
the
Medium
 Duchamp’s
Box
of
entire
body
of
work
 Ruscha’s
fold
out
book
 Obsession
with
stationery
from
the
30’s.
 Make
moves
that
bring
out
the
best
in
paper
 Websites.

Amsel
and
Pazan.
 Amsels
website
and
powerpoint.
 Pazan’s
website
and
his
BCJ
landing
 
 Loose
bound.
That’s
what
a
folio
is
supposed
to
be.
Allows
customization
of
content
 before
each
interview.


 fo∙li∙o

(fl‐)
 n.
pl.
fo∙li∙os
 1.
 a.
A
large
sheet
of
paper
folded
once
in
the
middle,
making
two
leaves
or
four
pages
of
a
book
or
 manuscript.
 b.
A
book
or
manuscript
of
the
largest
common
size,
usually
about
38
centimeters
(15
inches)
in
 height,
consisting
of
such
folded
sheets.



 Typography
 The
culture
of
Foundaries.


 The
film
“Helvetica”
to
see
the
depths
of
the
obsession
with
typesetting.
 Thomas
Johnston
interview
story.

 
 Graphics
 Diagramming
is
a
clear
and
dense
form
of
visual
communication.
 Tufte.
 Aesthetic
of
an
art
book.


 Raymond
Carver
for
keeping
it
short
and
full
of
information.

Each
simple
word
freighted
 by
its
context.


 



Good
Writing
 Avoid
The
Manifesto
 Johnston’s
success.


 Manifesto
=
Got
it
all
figured
out
close‐mindedness.


 I
know
you
can
articulate
your
thoughts
persuasively.
 
 Diagrams
 How
do
you
record
your
thoughts?
How
do
you
develop
them?
 Non‐linear
development
paths
that
gradually
build
up
 Show
some
slides
from
previous
diagramming
workshop
 Ugly
but
packed
with
information
and
searching
 
 Evocative
Renderings
 Putting
you
right
there
viscerally
 Telling
a
human
story
in
the
foreground.

Specifics
 Fleeting
moment.

The
birds
do
it
but
are
cliché.
 From
the
perspective
of
a
daydream.


 Daydream.
 
 Doing
the
Internship
 The
Politics
of
Collaboration
 Bring
your
Own
Thoughts
to
the
table
–
but
carefully
and
be
very
prepared.

Work
on
 your
thoughts
at
night
 Nighttime
is
the
fertile
ideation
time
and
daytime
is
the
execution
of
the
idea.
 Own
your
role.

Be
responsible.

Don’t
blame
others
or
wait
for
direction.


 Take
and
object
and
do
something
to
it.

Do
something
else
to
it.

 



Notes for Portfolio Workshop at UW