ABOUT THE COURSE

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Hacking: Materials and Production Methods is an elective course offered at Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Architecture, and at Penn State University, College of Arts and Architecture. READ MORE. 

 

NEWS
Jan 13, 2020
 

WE ARE BACK AGAIN - this time in Spring Semester!

Check out the syllabus of this semester.  

 

13

JAN

Semester

Begins!!!!

HELLO!

14

FEB

3D Printing with

Unconventional Materials

REVIEW

30

MAR

BioFabrication

REVIEW

27

APR

End of the Semester!

EXHIBIT
AUG 21, 2018
 

WE ARE BACK AGAIN!

at Penn State University, College of Arts and Architecture!!

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NOV 16, 2017

We hacked old DVD-Drives to make a small CNC plotter!

More will be shared soon!!

 

NOV 15, 2017

The 3D printed ceramics and the clay printer from the class of 2016 are exhibited as part of the 3D Printing  Showcase at Penn State!

(photos: Marcus Shaffer)

 

AUG 24, 2017
 

WE ARE BACK FOR THE SECOND TIME

at Penn State University, College of Arts and Architecture!!

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DEC 02, 2016

We call them "beautiful failures".

3D printed ceramics by the class of 2016 at Penn State. 

 

OCT 07, 2016

We built our second 3D ceramic printer at Penn State!

But before printing clay, we tested the printer with Nutella and had breakfast!

 

AUG 26, 2016
 

WE ARE BACK!

But this time at Penn State University, College of Arts and Architecture!!

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APR & MAY 2016
We built our 3D Delta Printer for Ceramics. We named it I-DID 316. More HERE!
photos: Nur Horsanalı & Ege Acar
MAR 09 & MAR 16, 2016
We had fun with the Adafruit thermal printer. More HERE!
photos: Nur Horsanalı
MAR 02, 2016
Cyanotypes : cyanomagic, cyanofun! More HERE!
photos: Ege Acar
MAR 01, 2016
We'll be making cyanotypes tomorrow!
photo credit: Jennie Gilling
FEB 04, 2016
Varvara & Mar are the developers of the Knitic board and software that we made use in the Weave-a la Vida project on 2014 to hack our electronic knitting machine. 
They will give a seminar on Feb, 10 at Studio-X. We'll attend together. 
FEB 03, 2016
 

We'll kick-off with a very recent documentary on Maker Movement: MAKER.

See you all on Feb, 9!

 

 

FEB 01, 2016
 

WE ARE BACK!

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​​JUN 11, 2014

Our show up at the faculty exhibition. More photos: Gallery.

 

 

  

 

​​JUN 06, 2014

We are getting ready for the final exhibition at the faculty.

 

 

  

 

​​MAY 21, 2014

We hacked our Brother KH-940 knitting machine for the

Weave-a la Vida project with Knitic board and software.

 

 

  

 

​​MAY 14, 2014

Several trials for pattern knitting with our Brother KH-940 knitting machine for the  Weave-a la Vida project.

 

 

  

 

​​MAY 03, 2014

Hack-O Stamp Workshop is over. 

Photos can be reached from the LINK.

 

 

  

 

​​APR 30, 2014

We started to experiment with our Brother KH-940 knitting machine

for our second project Weave-a la Vida.

 

 

  

 

​​APR 26, 2014

Applications now open for Hack-O Stamp Workshop!

Tutorial can be downloaded from HERE.

Dukta experience-log can be reached from HERE.

 

 

  

 

​​APR 16, 2014

We have finally found a Brother KH-940 knitting machine

to hack for our second project Weave-a la Vida.

 

 

  

 

​​APR 09, 2014

We have visited Tetas Group for our second project:Weave-a la Vida.

Photos are in the Gallery

 

  

 

​​APR 02, 2014

Hack-o Stamp V.01 is ready. More about the process in the Gallery

Instructions and cutsheets will soon be shared. 

  

 

​​MAR 26, 2014

We designed Hack-o Stamp V.01. Design sketches are in the Gallery

Next week we will fabricate and construct it!

 

  

 

​​MAR 19, 2014

We made our own polymer stamp machine and created our first stamps!

More photos are in the Gallery.

  

 

​​MAR 12, 2014

We have visited Istanbul Hackerspace.

Here is the link to our open conversation with Alp Burak Pehlivan: LINK.

  

 

​​FEB 20, 2014

We have attended the seminar series:

"Industry 2.0 Launching Maker Movement in Turkey"

For a similar talk by Dale Dougherty: LINK.