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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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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