Irene Rodriguez: Calambur_A dream for an Industrial Estate

Irene Rodriguez: Calambur_A dream for an Industrial Estate | "This project focuses on the tools that would be needed to allow the union of the users’ unconscious desires into one, so that the dream city ‘’created by everybody and for everybody’’, as Jane Jacobs would say, becomes possible. How to come up with the strategies that will turn An Industrial Estate into a contemporary and dynamic city?"

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James C. Hardt: Taxonomy of Volumes: The Post Digital Garden 

James C. Hardt: Taxonomy of Volumes: The Post Digital Garden; "The purpose, a flagship store for Issey Miyake in the Houston Galleria Area. The form was created through the combination of two separate studies: one of a twentieth century house through the process of “indexing”, and the other a transgression of surface logic based on the clothing line of Issey Miyake."

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Federico Monti: Framed Forest Pavilion

Federico Monti: Framed Forest Pavilion; "Framed Forest is a multifunctional pavilion and exhibition center that aims to create and strengthen the relation among water, nature and the built environment within the city of New York. The proposed location is the east shore of The Lake, in an area surrounded by a dense forest next to the Bow Bridge."

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Amer Habib: The New (in)Formal: Vertical Village Habitat

Amer Habib: The New (in)Formal: Vertical Village Habitat: "a conceptual supposition addressing the issues of urban density and pollution. Conceived as a high-rise microcosm of the city, the habitat is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, with over 17 million people."

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James Frolow: Bordeaux Villa: Un Studio Prive

James Frolow: Bordeaux Villa: Un Studio Prive; "The existing Bordeaux Villa by Rem Koolhaas was designed for a disabled man with wife and 2 children. The client’s brief was: '“I do not want a simple house. I want a complex house, because the house will define my world...”'

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Maria Flores
Mingchen Cui, Zejun Li, Yutao Hu, Dianyu Yang: STEAM

Mingchen Cui, Zejun Li, Yutao Hu, Dianyu Yan: STEAM; "Our project seeks to inform federal and state policymakers of the critical role that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education plays in U.S. competitiveness and future economic prosperity."

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Austin Madrigale, Christian Stiles, Ozzy Veliz, Ysaac Bustamante: Residential Panopticon

Austin Madrigale, Christian Stiles, Ozzy Veliz, Ysaac Bustamante: Residential Panopticon; "This studio looked at how we can create tectonic design and image analysis through the utilization of open source machine vision libraries in parallel with custom agent based tectonic software to reexamine architecture's relationship to the image as generative device and the context as a cultural entity."

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Muhammad Ogunniyi: Sculptural Informatics

Muhammad Ogunniyi: Sculptural Informatics; "The choice of the quarry as site is important as it allows a reconciliation between man and earth. Metaphorical relations can be drawn between war and excavation, both processes have left scars to the mind and habitat. The quarry in this instance allows the ex-military veterans to re-engage with a process that is transformative for themselves and the context."

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Peter Hsi: Inner Skyline

Peter Hsi: Inner Skyline; "Gentrification in Brooklyn have transformed the cultural representation by inviting and enriching the thinking of a better life. Carrying on with that new development in Brooklyn, I believe these changes needs to happen in a much smaller scale."

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Maria Flores
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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