What is Rapid type?

Rapid type is a design/build studio based on a grant from Mitsubishi to explore potential design uses and assembly techniques that are specific to using Alpolic. Research in marketing and deployment strategies of prefabricated architecture guided our approach to develop a semi-mobile food service unit as a means to test the limits of Alpolic.

Posts tagged "Jamie Pratt"
PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

     

triangle framed hamburger bun

In this charrette design i developed a triangle frame.  This tri frame then supports the hamburger like design.  Only one of the vertical supports would be visible.  The other 2 would be hidden in the thin section that connects the top and bottom burger buns.  The top of the bun would be supported by the...

the HEM scheme

I was interested in the  potential for the sheets of alpolic to be formed by the structure underneath.  the sheet could wrap around the frame.  The ends of the alpolic would be hemmed together to protect from water.  
Independently Powered Pod

Independently Powered Pod

Business plan for our alpolic pod.