graduate level summer studio. this model is a proposal for prefabricated, notched gluelam beams which lock into place when pulled into tension (an arch). the goal of the studio was to develop affordable housing for hawaii, while creating work and using local materials (koa wood).
graduate level summer studio. another concept sketch for a prefab gluelam roof system. in this proposal, the roof is constructed from uniform, scale-like blocks.
diagram of northern light movement - 500 level studio. conceptual model was part of my research of the arctic for a library/archive design. this model shows the likely paths of solar particles that create the northern lights. the earth is re-shaped and shown from the perspective of these particles.
singapore mixed use building - 500 level studio. final model of a group project to design a mixed use building for a site in singapore. program includes work/live space, store fronts, and a small gallery. the design features shaded corridors wrapping around the building to protect the interior spaces from intense heat and humidity.
campus plan model - 400 level studio. final campus plan model, showing (from left to right) library, train station, and student center joined by raised walkway.
graduate level summer studio. model for a gluelam prefabricated wall system, in which wall pieces are pre-made, then latched together on the site. the joints are intended to help brace the building against hurricane winds.
music studio sketch model - 200 level studio of a space for an artist. this was an early sketch model.
museum of the city, billboard facade - 300 level studio. the assignment was to design a museum space for and about the city. the gallery space was designed to be a billboard for the building, in which visitors performed within the facade while viewing artwork. The protrusion seen here is a monolithic entrance/walkway which collides with the main tectonic and terminates as a sitting area.
campus plan process drawing - 400 level studio. process drawing showing new campus buildings and the surrounds.
museum of the city plan - 300 level studio. partial second floor plan showing gallery space and walkway.
campus plan concept sketch - 400 level studio. early concept sketch for the the program of a new campus center. red shows new cafeteria, blue shows public transportation hub, yellow indicates a library.
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