Category Archive: Studio_2_2013

Final Addition for Stock Orchard Street House

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The architectural idea that derives from the case study house, Stock Orchard Street house, is juxtaposition. This element is used in both appearance, materials and functions. The addition for Stock Orchard Street house… Continue reading

Naked House Final Proposal

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The Naked House, by Shigeru Ban, was one of the many houses which he created using the idea of an open longitudinal space. However what made this house different from the others was… Continue reading

Mooloomba Playspace

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For my final extension of the Mooloomba house I decided to create a play-space for the kids that would stay there. After my previous exploration where I used sticks to imitate and amplify… Continue reading

Underground pool proposal, Brick House

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The challenging concept of the brick house that the architects have been working on is the concept of natural light. the fact that the house is built in between other taller buildings has… Continue reading

Rudin House proposed gallery extension

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Building off previous explorations, for the final extension the idea of a labyrinth was brought in on different levels from the winding complexity and multiple levels of the circulation, to the details of… Continue reading

Truog (Gugalun) House Sunroom Addition

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The architectural idea that I was exploring at the end of this semester was that of Unravelling and Alteration, an expansion on Zumthor’s idea of ‘Knitting-On’. My final proposition for an addition to… Continue reading

Villa du lac du castor Eco-structure

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Architectural Concept ECOSTRUCTURE – The incorporation of natural materials, plants, and elements, into a man-made structure. Within Thibault’s villa, this concept was seen through the materials of the villa, the orientation and experience… Continue reading

A Growing, Floating Play-Space

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The Iporanga House near São Paulo by Marcos Acayaba is inarguably a playful space in itself.  It is set on a dramatic hillside surrounded by tall Brazilian trees that can be seen from the… Continue reading

Final Boat-shed addition to the Howard House

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After the first phase of analyzing Howard House by Brian Mackay Lyons I have came to conclude the important element that the architect was working with. The element of connecting the house back… Continue reading

Margaret Esherick Addition

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Over the last semester I’ve analyzed the Margaret Esherick house, built by legendary architect Louis Kahn. The house is located in Philadelphia, in a lavish neighborhood abutting the mysterious Pastorius park. Through my… Continue reading

Farnsworth House Addition

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After I analyzed the Farnsworth House, I decided to study the concept of how the repetition of a simple  frame can form a more complex structure. While working with the frames I realized… Continue reading

Linear House Addition: A final reflection on my past term’s work

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In Studio 2, I analyzed the Linear House, which was designed by Patkau Architects. This 276 ft long home is situated on Salt Spring Island, Vancouver. The concept I explored this term was… Continue reading

Shell Studio

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The architectural idea that I was exploring from the Maisons Jaouls was the idea of the house acting as an exoskeleton, specifically seashells, and how these could be applied to an architectural manifestation… Continue reading

Addition to the Muskoka Boathouse

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The architectural concept is the interaction between light and water, and how this interaction is projected and carried onto/into the building to create a visual dance of light and shadows. The program that… Continue reading

An Immersive Shadow Hot Spring

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Meme Meadows experimental house was inspired by a “longing for a life  surrounded by nature” and the architect Kengo Kuma achieved such goal through his use of translucency and play with light. For this… Continue reading