Category Archive: Hemali Rathod

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

Addition Proposal – In Process

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Developing the Detail While developing the detail I tried to achieve the same flexibility and pattern as my cardboard detail, while using a more architectural material, like wood. I am trying to convert… Continue reading

Developing the Detail

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To develop my detail for the proposal of my addition I wanted to concentrate on using patterns for filtration. My detail will be a wall detail. This wall would have to function as… Continue reading

Juhani Pallasmaa’s “The Eyes of the Skin”- Relating to Case Study House and Conceptual Concept

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The Eyes of the Skin by Juhani Pallasmaa is powerful read about the disintegrating connection of architecture with the senses and the rising popularity of ocularcentrism. Pallasmaa explains that the upcoming generations experience… Continue reading

Filter Explorations

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Tent Exploration: For this exploration I took an ordinary tent and put a lantern inside to mimic Kengo Kuma’s “Fabric Lantern House”. I recorded the tent’s experience for an entire day and half… Continue reading

Meme Meadows: Mid-Term Reflection

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After my mid-term review I learned that is important to experience architecture, rather than to just study it. I was told to experience Kengo Kuma’s vernacular home. This entailed experiencing an entire day… Continue reading

Analytical Drawings

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ANALYTICAL DRAWINGS Program Analysis: For this analysis I represented each major element of the floor plan in different colours; Dark Green: Entrance, Light Blue: Bathroom, Brown: Washing Machine, Yellow: Kitchen, Storage: Orange, Light… Continue reading

Meme Meadows Experimental House – Model in Progress

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PROGRESS REPORT During the process of building a model of my house I learned some critical design characteristics. This structure has a lot of posts and lintels. Referring back to my floor plan… Continue reading

Kengo Kuma: Meme Meadows Experimental House

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First Impressions: The most powerful factor of this house is it’s obvious illuminating effect. This extremely bright and attractive house gestures comfort and warmth surrounded by a cold unwelcoming environment, resembling a fireplace… Continue reading