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FORMAL SYNTHESIS: Urban Transit Hub - BACKGROUND: The transit hub serves as a convergent point between the various districts in downtown Dallas, TX. Collaborative efforts with UTA's adjacent commercial tower allowed for extensive studies in parametric design and development.
FORMAL SYNTHESIS: The "ceiling cloud" is comprised of a simplified rib vault suspended on a double-layer grid. Natural light, shading, and space become a spectacle within the bellows and facets of the ceiling system.