Charleston Precinct scratchboard - Study of lighting near the site during sunny conditions. Vegetation creates dappling effect.
Charleston Precinct scratchboard - Drastic contrast between shaded and sunlit areas on a sunny day.
Charleston Precinct model - A study of a given precinct of Charleston, SC before going to the actual site.
Charleston Precinct model detail - A play on the juxtaposition between the man-made and the natural. The natural elements are represented with man-made metals, while the man-made structures are represented by more the natural materials of wood and cardboard.
Charleston Precinct projects - Nails and screws at different topography levels
Charleston Precinct model detail - water - The water, a natural element, was represented with aluminum sheeting.
Charleston Precinct site project model - The Museum of Charleston design within the narrow site given. The second floor appears to float over the first while the top floor seems transparent and even lighter, almost to take flight with the butterfly roof.
Charleston Site plans - The exterior walls are strictly orthogonal, while the interior spaces are dominated by more organic, flowing forms.
Charleston Site section light studies - Shade and shadow sectional studies for different times of day.