Extraordinary Processes is a seminar offered jointly by the Program in Visual Arts and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. It's a course to nudge students beyond their comfort zones at the boundary of art and engineering.
With a trip to Spain as a high point, Princeton University undergraduates participated in a semester-long study of Spanish bridge design in the class "A Social and Multi-dimensional Exploration of Structures."
Denisa Buzatu's vision for an environmentally sustainable building is a sort of shape-shifting origami façade. For her senior thesis, Buzatu, a civil and environmental engineering major, is designing and prototyping a structure that shades the façade of a building by folding and adapting its shape in response to sunlight.