Category Archive: Mariam Malaty

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

Addition Sketch Model

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Howard House extension: Boat-shed explorations

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For this part of the project we were assigned to add an extension to our study house. For the house that I have been analyzing : Howard House by Brain Mackay Lyons in… Continue reading

AN INSTRUMENT THAT RECORDS WEATHERING

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The Howard House is an instrument that is placed horizontally on the site, directly facing the ocean’s beautiful view and is perpendicular to the infinite horizon. Its made as an viewing instrument that… Continue reading

Time leaves a mark

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  After developing a weathering instrument i wanted to take it a step further how would these materials that I have used register weather. Copper will oxidize, materials will start to change in… Continue reading

Weathering Instrument

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The Howard house measurements formalizes the line between cultural landscape of the fishing cove, from the east, and a natural landscape of the wild ocean to the west. Due to its geographic location… Continue reading

Connection of Howard House to the book ” Eyes of the Skin”

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Developing a strong connection between the site and the house is an important element in how successful the house is. Brian Mackay Lyons was born and raised in a house Located in Nova… Continue reading

Connection ( Corner Box)

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Connection of the Exterior and the interior For the corner I have chosen a connection that is part of making the house part of the landscape.  They are corrugated steel sliding doors simply… Continue reading

conceptual video (relationship of house with the site)

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For this video , it is a conceptional video that is trying to demonstrate  the idea of the house in its habitat and the feeling of a narrow pathway that leads to the… Continue reading

Vernacular Building (Relationship of house with its surroundings )

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Vernacular Architecture  What is that? It is an area of architecture theory that studies the structures made by empirical builders without the interventions of professional architects. It is a very comprehensive concept.It includes primitive… Continue reading

Brian Mackay- Lyons Sweetapple Architects (Education and awards)

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Brian Mackay lyon and his partner Talbot who is now a professor of practice. Both active in architectural education. Brian is a full professor and faculty member at Dalhousie University for 30 years. He… Continue reading

form and lifestyle (Regionalism)

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Formal Analysis As I started to analyze the Howard House what first attracted me was the geometrical shape of the house. This caused me to wonder what its purpose was and made me … Continue reading

Howard House and Material Explorations

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Howard House is a sustainable residential house designed by the canadian architect Brian Mackay lyons. Located in Nova Scotia, Canada, it was completed in 1999 on a 4 acre land. It is measuring… Continue reading

Case Studies 6

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Caruso St John, Brick House (left) London, UK, 2001-2005. Sources: Fischer, Sabine von. “Versteinertes Zelt: Das Brick House in London Von Caruso St. John Architects.” Werk, Bauen + Wohnen no. 4 (2006): 36-43.… Continue reading