approach - Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
protect / contain : release / let go - Dialectic expressing two different approaches to the site's historical content: protect and contain the past : release it to be something new.

Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
interior garden - Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
link - Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
existing site content - Through re-purposing a site characteristic of Milwaukee's industrial roots but left abandoned and unused in the modern age, 503 e erie st explores the individual urban home. The design is directed by the site's unique qualities to amplify their presence and impact: a celebration of what was, but allowed to grow and change.
program / parti
exploded axonometric
design/build competition. won April 2009 - completed September 2009. Construction completed with help from Ben Husnick
design/build competition. won April 2009 - completed September 2009. Construction completed with help from Ben Husnick
design/build competition. won April 2009 - completed September 2009. Construction completed with help from Ben Husnick
design/build competition. won April 2009 - completed September 2009. Construction completed with help from Ben Husnick
Polymer Research Facility - Interior Architecture concept in collaboration with Steve Wollner.
Polymer Research Facility - Interior Architecture concept in collaboration with Steve Wollner.
Polymer Research Facility - Interior Architecture concept in collaboration with Steve Wollner.
Polymer Research Facility - Interior Architecture concept in collaboration with Steve Wollner.
concept design - modernize existing global facilities
concept design - modernize existing global facilities
concept design - modernize existing global facilities
concept design - modernize existing global facilities
concept design - modernize existing global facilities
concept design - modernize existing global facilities
concept design - modernize existing global facilities
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digital renderings / graphics

Alison Kolster
Architectural Design Milwaukee, WI