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Don’t Be Afraid to Fail!

By tscibilia | November 3, 2010 | 2 Comment

Great words to remember, just wanted to repost and share. Image Spark – Chihab. Related articles Don’t Let Failures Go To Your Head ( Dangerous Ideas: Getting Started Is Overrated [Getting Things Done] (

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I Passed My 4th NCARB Exam

By tscibilia | October 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

So I passed my 4th Architectural Registration Exam of 7. I was in a bit of a rut since I had failed two in a row recently. But now that I’ve been through all of the tests, I will focus on the three retakes more diligently. After all, I don’t want to repeat failing (I’d like […]

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Pratt: Ecology Project

By tscibilia | October 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

In order to define habitable space in a two-dimensional membrane my proposal incorporates rigid wires that act as a “movable force” on the intervened membrane. These forces are applied in three phases indicated on the diagrams below. The membrane was subsequently put under pressure by the wires and transformed the membrane into an apparatus (in […]

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Getting Married!

By tscibilia | October 5, 2010 | 1 Comment

The day has finally come, I proposed to my girlfriend of nearly 8 years. We met in college but didn’t start seeing each other until our sophomore year. We recently had our engagement party and launched a website to help celebrate and connect with both our families. Please check it out and view our photo galleries, […]

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AutoCAD coming to Macs and iPhones!

By tscibilia | August 31, 2010 | 5 Comment

Autodesk is expected to announce the release of AutoCAD for the Mac, iPad and iPhone today! This represents the return of AutoCAD to the Mac platform after nearly 20 years. MacRumors first revealed screenshots of the beta version of AutoCAD back in May which had undergone early testing. Meanwhile a mobile version called AutoCAD WS will be available […]

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Saving the MTA in Two Easy Steps

By tscibilia | July 29, 2010 | 13 Comment

flickr photo credit by: ryanbudhu

The MTA, in my opinion, should be one of the most lucrative “businesses” in the world rather than be in debt and sacrificing and/or cutting service that millions

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Chile Earthquake May Have Shifted Earth’s Axis

By tscibilia | July 23, 2010 | 3 Comment

Photo via Inquisitr In addition to causing widespread death and destruction, last week’s devastating earthquake in Chile may have shifted the Earth’s axis permanently and created shorter days, according to scientists at NASA. Based on calculations thus far, every day from now on should be 1.26 microseconds shorter. While the change probably won’t be affecting […]

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Pratt: Library Project

By tscibilia | October 1, 2009 | 0 Comment

BOOKS are what a library is primarily designed to house, this design seeks to emphasize this. I found that even in a book we can find structure; the binding of a book is inherently rigid, however I focused my studies in structure by deforming the page of the book. I derived models by using techniques […]

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