Summing Up 2019

This semester, I have done two interesting and adorable projects in the class ‘Aesthetics of Design’. Beginning with the Upcycle project, I made a pop-up book in LEGO Upcycle Progress-…

Final Report Part 1: Camping Light – Peilin Yang

Dou Gong- Chinese-Brackets style Camping Light Inspiration: Dated back to nine years ago, 2010 EXPO was hold in my home town Shanghai. It’s an impressive and unforgettable memory for me…

Main Project Final Stretch

According to my timeline, I’m a bit behind the schedule. Because the PLA for 3D print took a longer time than I expected. Meanwhile, since it’s closing to the final…

Construction Timeline

For the final project I am going to build a coat rack with a Dougong outlook. I already create the 3D model for the Dougong. I already have the rack…

Design Review: Dougong

Video: https://youtu.be/pWVm50WCTGQ   For my main project, I decide to reconstitute the Dougong- a unique structural element of interlocking wooden brackets, one of the most important elements in traditional Chinese…

Top 5 Constraints

For my main project, the first constraints is the 3D design problem. I don’t have too much 3D design experience though my project is about implemening 3D printer for the…

Main Project Inspiration: Dougong

For my main project, I think about to rebuild a Dougong model by 3D print. Dougongis a unique structural element of interlocking wooden brackets, one of the most important elements…

Skill Sets and Personal Aspirations

I’m a second-year master student in Mechanical Engineering focusing on building environment and energy consumption. I have strong knowledge about mechanical system as well as geometry design of constructions. AutoCAD,…

Upycle Final Report: Pop-up LEGO Book

I have been a LEGO fan since I was child. After experiencing various type of LEGO, IDEAS series becomes my favourite. LEGO┬« Ideas products have been inspired and voted for…

50’s-Car style Umbrella Stand

This Design came from the combination of a 50’s Car and an umbrella Stand. This specific design was created by Peilin Yang. Currved windshield, Large tailins and the Space Age…

Upcycle Inspiration: Bear with Panda

Blur Bear outside the Colorado Convention Center. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) My upcycle project was firstly inspired by Lawrence Argent’s art work–“I See What You Mean”, also known as the “Big…

Upcycle Progress- Pop-up Book

Recently I noticed that LEGO just released this year’s IDEAS set- Pop-Up book. It’s really a impressive create! They also provide user manual on the website so I try to…

Aesthetic exploration- Seal carving

Seal carving, also seal cutting, or zhuanke in Chinese, is a traditional form of art that originated in China and later spread to East Asia. It refers to cutting a…