Posts tagged california
337 / Ireny Abrahim: MWO (Multi Worker's Occupancy)

Submission #337 | Ireny Abrahim: MWO (Multi Worker's Occupancy) — “This studio was about Home Economics, understanding housing in different scales. This housing project focused on worker's housing by understanding the current living conditions in a worker's household. In the current state of a worker's housing around the world, workers feel forced to live within their work sites. This creates a segregation between low and high income workers. Within San Francisco, being one of the most expensive cities in the world, especially in the SoMa district most workers are either migrant or immigrants who live where they work.”

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315_Joe Mihanovic: Conical Conglomerate

Submission #315 | Joe Mihanovic: Conical Conglomerate — “A loose collage of geometrically similar yet contextually distinct masses decorate the site, providing a diversity of experience and unexpected moments of socialization.  The volumes are all derived from the aggregation of truncated cones and the Boolean subtraction and subsequent rearrangement of prismatic masses.”

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283_Chong Leng: Cyclops

Submission #283 | Chong Leng: Cyclops — ‘The “Cyclops” is a theoretical project that is discussing what could be the relationship between human, architecture, and machine (strong A.I implanted in) in the future. The “site” and building is provided worldwide by the non-profit technology organization- “D.ZZLE.”’

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215_Alejandra Cardenas: Retirement Community

Submission #215 | 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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190_Ansh Vakil: Los Angeles Co-Habitant

Submission #190 | Ansh Vakil: Los Angeles Co-Habitant — "The concept behind this project is about defining a brand new ecosystem within a familiar urban setting. Give, this project is for a co-living model, it also revolutionizes the traditional housing model that we are familiar with today. What if we could take what we already know about traditional housing, group programmatic spaces so as to avoid any unnecessary redundancies and create a more efficient use of space that is specific to the characteristics of communal living?"

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84_Kaley Overstreet, Kyle Zook, Enio Dajko: Animal House

Kaley Overstreet, Kyle Zook, Enio Dajko: Animal House — Our project, situated on the corner of 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, NY, explores a voyeuristic idea of how life in New York City acts as a “sitcom” performance within an 8-unit apartment complex. By using animals or various sizes as a parti of scale, we were able to create identifiable units that differ in size, location within the building, and match the personified traits and possessions of each animal.

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