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Wendy W. Jacob (born March 27, 1958) is an associate professor of visual arts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Her sculptural works investigate the interface between architecture and animate bodies. One such creation is the Squeeze Chair, inspired by Temple Grandin's hug machine. 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, is a research and educational institution located in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT is a world leader in science and technology, as well as in many other fields, including management, economics, linguistics, political science, and philosophy. ... City Hall - Cambridge MA Cambridge is a city in the Greater Boston area of Massachusetts, United States. ... Ancient Greeks depiction of ideal form of the body is expressed through sculpture such as this one. ... Architecture (in Greek αρχή = first and τέχνη = craftsmanship) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... Temple Grandin, PhD, (born August 29, 1947) is an associate professor at Colorado State University and arguably the most accomplished and well-known adult with high functioning autism in the world (the better known founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is thought by some to have Aspergers syndrome, a milder... Originally conceived and designed by Temple Grandin, PhD at the age of 18, a hug machine (sometimes referred to as a hug box, squeeze machine, or squeeze box) is a deep pressure device designed to calm hypersensitive persons, usually individuals with autism spectrum disorders. ...


For several years, Jacob has worked with Grandin in developing furniture that squeezes or 'hugs' users. Jacob is also a member of the Chicago-based collaborative Haha, whose work focuses on the exploration of social positions relative to a particular site. Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ...


Jacob received her bachlor's degree from Williams College in 1985, and her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree from the Art Institute of Chicago. Williams College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alternate uses: see MFA (disambiguation) Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a graduate degree in an area of applied or performing arts typically requiring two to three years of study beyond the Bachelors level. ... On the western edge of Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois, is the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the premier art museums and art schools in the United States, known especially for the extensive collection of Impressionist and American art in its museum. ...


External link

MIT.edu - 'MIT Architecture/People: Wendy Jacob'


 
 

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