Analog Analysis

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Analog Analysis

Lam Partners Principal Keith Yancey demonstrates model testing on the heliodon with students at the Boston Architectural College during the Fall 2015 Intensive Week. Photograph by Daniel Overbey.

Originally published on August 25, 2015 by BNP Media through the Walls & Ceilings Blog.

Digital tools are vital (I rely on them virtually everyday), but sometimes in order to really understand a phenomena we have to get a bit closer. That’s where analog analysis tools come in handy. Something special happens when we connect our brains to our hands. In essence, hand-on is minds-on. Moreover, these analog analysis tools can help us readily engage with and record phenomena in our environment. We can adequately record and/or verify without complicated instruments.

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