Regenerating Herring Cove

Regenerating Herring Cove

Beach Facility | Provincetown, MA | ARCH 4010 | Prof. Ed Ford | Regenerating Herring Cove created a beach facility that was flexible for the conditions of the deteriorating beach.  The design started from the detail and the creation of a column form that could be prefabricated and shipped to the site.  The curved form was inspired … Continue reading

MAX/min House

MAX/min House

Multi-Family Housing | Theoretical Site ARCH 4020 | Prof. Charlie Menefee | The MAX/min House was an examination of increasing the efficiency of suburban housing.  The first move was to create an infrastructural system that made utilities a synthesized focal point and also created an organizational grid for the units to aggregate within.  The combined … Continue reading

Exploded Core

Exploded Core

Exploded Core | Theoretical Site | ARCH 3020 | Inst. Jose Atienza | Exploded Core was a two week examination of the movements through a school building and the vertical procession associated with it.  Once the movements were studied, a re-imagined stair was designed that made the stair the destination rather than just a means … Continue reading

Amplified Spread

Amplified Spread

Amplified Spread | Charlottesville, VA | ARCH 3020 | Inst. Alexander Kitchin | This three week project was a site study of a community garden.  A generation in Grasshopper sought to create topographical changes that would replace the need for separate, fenced-in plots.  The formwork was then routed in rigid insulation and cast in concrete. … Continue reading

PerFORUM

PerFORUM

Performing Arts Center | Philadelphia, PA | ARCH 3010 | Inst. Jose Atienza | PerFORUM combined performing spaces, pedestrian circulation, and classrooms for learning the arts.  The chosen site was at a busy pedestrian thoroughfare and the design aimed to capitalize on the movement by connecting directly with the subway station.  A five story glazed … Continue reading