Andrei Zamfir: Rewilding Research and Education Centre

Andrei Zamfir: Rewilding Research and Education Centre; "The design concept was driven by the semi-transparent vegetative layers that break the barrier between nature and humans. The final design incorporates breeding rooms and laboratories but also a public open air theatre with a cafe and exhibition rooms."

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Alejandra Cardenas: Retirement Community

Alejandra Cardenas: Retirement Community | "For my project I studied the relationship between the Bed, Door, and Window and was most interested by the relationship between the door and window. As you enter the unit you walk into 8’ tall ceiling not knowing the ceiling slopes to a 20’ until you walk around and experience the room. The wall size windows allow each individual to fully showcase a large collection of personal jottings and memorabilia giving full control to the residents to personalize the units as they wish.

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Iryady Redzuan: Georgetown Design Cultivation Museum

Iryady Redzuan: Georgetown Design Cultivation Museum; "Collective Space + Reflexivity Order; The principal of collective space in architecture is to inspire regarding the introversion of public experience towards a building, the intervention on how people interact with the space, and how the space then interacts with the world."

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Jose Coba: Nantou Waste Managment Project

Jose Coba: Nantou Waste Managment Project | "The proposal is motivated by the need of new and efficient infrastructure related with waste production inside traditional neighborhoods in China. By learning from their culture, needs, and consumption, the intervention tries to solve waste generation by creating urban and material solutions in order to created integrated and efficient communities."

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Celdin Fajardo: L-Nergy

Celdin Fajardo: L-Nergy | "The aim of this project is to develop a material health monitoring system and demonstrate its capability to qualitatively and quantitatively assesses the performance of material in service. Light, Sound, and thermal that can detect and access the health of a user and improve life-threatening illnesses."

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Kevin Garcia: The Isola Apartments

Kevin Garcia: The Isola Apartments | "The Isola Apartments is a Mixed-Use 104 unit residential project located in Salt Lake City, Utah.  “Isola” is an Italian word that is defined as an island or a set of islands, and can most notably be seen through the concept of having two building masses rising from the streets of Salt Lake City.  The building and site is designed to react to 3 main site considerations.  #1 Providing the area with much needed green and public space.  #2 Reacting to the adjacent UTA (Utah Public Transit System) and providing circulation space.  #3 Directing occupants towards views of downtown Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Mountain Range."

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Paulina Hurtado: Narrows Pavilion

Paulina Hurtado: Narrows Pavilion // "Narrows pavilion is a social platform that works as a living organism introducing the subject into a portal that addresses space as the expression of scenery.  The pavilion explores the idea of implied functionality. Something that might happen but doesn’t have a fixed definition. For instance, it is a space for exhibitions, but it is not a museum; it is a space with scenographic features for performances, but it is not a theater; it is a space for dinning and social encounter, but it is not a cafe nor a restaurant."

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Elliott Dennis: The Ark

Elliott Dennis: The Ark // "The project aims to preserve what is left of Plymouths pre-war records, historical matter, and collective memory, much of which was destroyed in the fires of the Blitz and post-war ‘reconstruction’. Through the implementation of an oral archive and traditional archive which expands to meet the influx of new records being deposited into it.

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TEXTILIA: Andrea Bulloni, Ilaria Belotti, Marco Papagni

TEXTILIA: Andrea Bulloni, Ilaria Belotti, Marco Papagni // "TEXTILIA is the memory of a recent manufacturing past. The Schiatti company, has had for years a key role in Lentate community and is deeply rooted in the heart of every citizen. The quality of its textile production finds voice in TEXTILIA: as the Jacquard loom wove strings of silk to get an extraordinary weft, the project intersects several functions, public spaces, private and commercial, to achieve a high quality of living.

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Ellen Wong: Homonym Typology 

Ellen Wong: Homonym Typology // "Within Homonym Typology, a suburban house is no longer an isolated entity, it engages with neighboring units to form a community. Each unit have common formation parts to spatial whole relationship. Each duplex is made up of two uniquely designed units which are fused together to create a set of relationships which the experience of duality of the unit is completed, the full function of a house is achieved through the connection."

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Built by Associative Data: No. 5

Built by Associative Data: No. 5 // "The design is driven by parametric studies, taking as parameters view orientations, solar radiation, wind infiltration, and building program, all in relation to the site’s difference in levels. The proposed optimizations resolve all the faced parameters and heighten the building’s performance. No. 5’s site lies at one of the busiest corners in the area, making the building very present and visible from the street level, hence the proposal’s pixelated massing.

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James Frolow: Lucidity

James Frolow: Lucidity // "This task involved observing tango dancers and sketching the voids inbetween each figure. From this lines were manipulated in Rhinoceros to obscure  curved forms. These forms were then sliced to acquire a faceted object which could be interpreted as a building. Students were given a brief to place this object into the North Terrace context to serve as an architectural school for the University of Adelaide."

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Saulo Nicolas Barrera: Carriage House

Saulo Nicolas Barrera: Carriage House // "My concept behind my design was influenced by the visual elements of coral, it's organic array of patterns determines the built in furniture of my design and manipulates the spaces inside. The stacking elements that the coral portrays is engraved within the project, creating a visual illusion from the outside with glass surrounding the building, while maintaining its organic elements within this glass box."

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Nick Rossitch: Pool House

Nick Rossitch: Pool House // "The concept for Pool House, a retreat home, comes from the pastime of playing billiards. It is derived from the path a pool ball takes on the billiards table. The idea is to have the interior circulation mimic a similar movement that a pool ball would take within the boundaries of this pure form of a cube as seen on the exterior of the structure."

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Silvia Lucchetta: Linear Landscapes

Silvia Lucchetta: Linear Landscapes // "Tourism and its understandings have most certainly been a delicate matter of debate in countries such as Spain, which has been ranking among the top destinations for several years already. Not only does tourism shape the economy of the place but it also affects the way locals live and the way the same place evolves. It is a complex phenomenon that varies according to many external factors and cannot be understood in one simple way."

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Renata Berta & Pedro Ferrazini: Island’s Wound

Renata Berta & Pedro Ferrazini: Island’s Wound // "My inner side i reflect. Im that spark that explodes when i see you, im that dry woods that overtakes me when i don’t have you and im also that combination of calm and chaos that constantly dominate my mind. Im those trips i will never take, and as im trying to define whether im substance or pure emotion, i see the world from outside making myself into the landscape i live in"

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