Category Archive: Studio 2_2014

A House for All Seasons – Remain-ing Room Addition

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I live with my mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, and sister. My home has been in my family for four generations now. When my grandfather dies, we’ll mix his ashes with mortar and glass… Continue reading

House for All Seasons & Eyes of the Skin

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Pallasmaa’s short book announces itself, by its title, as a discourse on sight and touch in architecture. In its introduction, he speaks of the dangerously image-focused path down which the computer has led… Continue reading

Linear House and its Additions – Passing Through Thresholds

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The architectural idea I continued to explore through my addition was that of a threshold. Specifically, I explored an experiential threshold that one passes through when creating and reflecting on past and current… Continue reading

SkyWorth Tower – Addition to The Farnsworth House

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My addition has as architectural idea “Infinity Through Verticality”. For my program I added a useful place where residents could go because they want and not because they need. Then I thought of… Continue reading

Final Studio Documentation

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Architectural Idea The architectural concept that I have been working on throughout this term has been Filters. As this term has progressed, so has my architectural idea of the filter. The conceptual idea… Continue reading

Floating House: new addition

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Today’s ever-changing globalized world continues to force mankind to find a balance in all aspects of life. The fast pace of technological advancements, environmental degradation, economic depression and political unrest constantly act as… Continue reading

Final Blogpost | Acayaba Bathhouse

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  After the midterm crit, I proposed a thesis question. “How does CHANGING the ORIENTATION, ELEVATION, and the relationship with the SURROUNDINGS of the inhabited space effect it’s ATMOSPHERE?” With the question in… Continue reading

The “SLIDING HOUSE” by dRMM Architects, Suffolk, England, Final Addition Proposal “Turbulence”

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The “Sliding House” designed by dRMM Architects is a unique type of architecture, providing the traditional architectural type of vernacular design fitting in with its surrounding site. The design brings a new twist… Continue reading

The Dairy House Addition – Final Documentation

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Drawings (PDF Link) From the exploration I did regarding The Dairy House by architect Charlotte Skene Catling, I chose my theme of opposition. My theme came about when I was working on the model… Continue reading

Mooloomba House: Final Addition

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The house I was given to study is the Mooloomba house located in North Stradbroke, Australia. It was designed by Anderson O’Gorman architects as their own personal beach house. The architectural idea I explored… Continue reading

FINAL STUDIO DOCUMENTATION

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  The architectural idea I decided to emphasize and base all my work on was Steven Holl’s dedication to making his house very futuristic and almost, in a sense, extraterrestrial. He designed the… Continue reading

Howard House addition – Boat House

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The Howard House is built to be strong and weather resistant, through a combination of concrete and galvanized metal. The exception, however, is the large front window and garden. Focusing on the garden,… Continue reading

Straw Bale House: Final Addition

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The Straw Bale house has distinctive materiality, which became the focus of my study this semester. The house utilized unique materials – including straw bales, sandbags and a quilt – to form its… Continue reading

Swamp Hut: Embodying Hearth

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Working on the Studio project this semester has brought on many challenges. The project I was assigned, The Swamp Hut, has proved to be more than a simple house located in Massachusetts, Boston. Through… Continue reading

Floating house new addition concept.

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NEW ADDITION VISION Having studied the multiple possibilities, I have decided to add a lighthouse structure and an underwater meditation room MATERIAL EXPLORATION For these explorations I used acrylic tubes and sheets as… Continue reading