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Hans Tursack



Hans Tursack is a designer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He earned a BFA in studio art from the Cooper Union School of Art, and an MArch from the Princeton University School of Architecture, where he was the recipient of the Underwood Thesis Prize. He has worked in the offices of LEVENBETTS Architects, SAA/Stan Allen Architecture, and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. His writing and scholarly work have appeared in Perspecta Journal, Pidgin Magazine, Thresholds Journal, Log Journal, Dimensions Journal, Archinect, See/Saw, Acadia, and The Architects Newspaper. He recently received the Willard A. Oberdick teaching/design fellowship from the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture, a MacDowell Research Fellowship, an Art OMI: Architecture residency, a Mass MOCA artist residency, and with Viola Ago, a University Design Research Fellowship from Exhibit Columbus. He was the 2018-2021 Pietro Bellushi Fellow at the MIT School of Architecture + Planning. He is currently an architect-in-residence at the Gapado Artist Residency in South Korea.
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Work by Hans Tursack

Animation stills of various, brightly colored objects—some on the ground as buildings, others in the air.

Campus (animation stills), 2021

Mass MOCA Residency + Fellowship Project. North Adams, MA. Exhibited at the Wedge Gallery in Los Angeles. Ryan Tyler Martinez (curator).
Animation stills of various, brightly colored objects—some on the ground as buildings, others in the air.

Campus (animation stills), 2021

Mass MOCA Residency + Fellowship Project. North Adams, MA. Exhibited at the Wedge Gallery in Los Angeles. Ryan Tyler Martinez (curator).
Rendering of a two-story building showing the interior, shown on a lightbox.

Summer House, 2019

Pietro Belluschi Fellowship Research Project + Exhibition. MIT SA+P.
Digital image of a cube with the top split open and items on top, with several green, dashed-line circles on the ground.

Desert House, 2017

Willard A. Oberdick Fellowship Research Project + Exhibition. University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture.
Lime green background with an open, three-story modular image, with two furnished rooms per level plus items on the roof.

Ghent House, 2020

Art OMI Architecture Residency Project. Art OMI. Ghent, New York.
Blue scale model showing four identical, blocked areas on the perimeter and a central block with a cross embedded on the block faces, with a few plants around it.

Composition V (scale model), 2015

Graphic Fields Project. Princeton, NJ.