Made Labs Workshop

Made Labs Workshop | MAIO Architects Siracusa, Italy | 27 July 2019 – 4 August 2019 Furthering MAIO Architects’ extensive research on communal kitchens, we were tasked to create pieces of furniture that held a specific task. I had heating and lighting while the other groups had Service, Storage, Watering, Eating, Preparing, and Refreshing & Shadowing. […]

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2019 Nonarchitecture | Buying: Alternative Designs for Shops Submission Definitely Not Architecture (Eli Liebenow & Cameron Kursel) Instead of products, stores are selling an experience. Every space is filled with 50% oxygen and 50% Nitrous Oxide. This makes the air ducts have a new and delicate relationship. Together, the two gases mix and disperse into the human […]

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It’s All About the Legs

2019 House In Forest Submission Definitely Not Architecture (Eli Liebenow & Cameron Kursel) This artificially forested area is ripe for the possibility of Architectural intervention. The conditions of the site include the presence of an unrelenting grid system of trees and seasonal flooding of up to 15 feet. With these site specific challenges questions arise 1. From the […]

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What’s the Safe Word?

2019 Refworks “9^3 Squares” Submission Definitely Not Architecture (Eli Liebenow & Cameron Kursel) Sex is a poorly taught subject in western culture; yet, our exposure to sexually explicit content is continually increasing through the media and the internet. We are a hyper-sexualized but sexually-repressed society. With this sexual overexposure, we must usher an area of Sex Positivity and […]

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House of Follies

2018 House of Follies – Ragdale Ring 2018 Submission Eli Liebenow, Quincy Drane, SARUP Chair Mo Zell, and Marc Roehlre Microhousing redefines domesticity and challenges design ideas for both the designer and the user. The relatively modern way of designing/living has challenged the idea of space and fosters the creation of small multifunctional spaces to […]

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2016 Cemetery Design sited at the Reed Street Yards in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Chapter 1 – “As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. He was lying on his hard, as it were armor-plated, back and when he lifted his head a little he […]

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Eli’s Roji

2016 University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Freshman residential hall “Viceroy Early in the morning Just trying to let the sun in And open up my eyes Viceroy As it’s getting later Heading for the corner Already running dry” – Viceroy by Mac Demarco “All this time I was just running around A beautiful mind between […]

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