Posts tagged garden
325_Dan Whelan: Sanctuary for the Harrowed

Submission #325 | Dan Whelan: Sanctuary for the Harrowed — “Since the beginning of human existence, people have been crafting spaces to house the processes of life and the inevitable event of death. These spaces range from monumental to economical, and display a vast array of cultural indicators, such as status and religion. While extremely diverse across the globe and universally significant, this typology has experienced less evolution through the centuries as its primary purpose of housing the dead has gone unchanged.”

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305_Ciaran Magee: An Ambiguous Heterotopia

Submission #305 | Ciaran Magee: An Ambiguous Heterotopia — “Writers have been described as being either architects or gardeners. That is to say, one who cultivates a story or one who structures it. This thesis investigates the space between this dichotomous metaphor, researching the context of the garden as a spatial and architectural intervention.”

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284_Adriana Garcia: Jacksonville Culinary Institute

Submission #284 | Adriana Garcia: Jacksonville Culinary Institute — “Located in Florida, the city of Jacksonville is well known for its business centers, banks and many other cultural points, yet as a major tourist attraction it lacks in the existence of recreational spaces. This project aims to improve the current state of public spaces in Jacksonville by providing different areas that are opened for the public to enjoy, while at the same time generate a programmatic gradient that ranges from public, to semi private to private.”

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226_James C. Hardt: Taxonomy of Volumes: The Post Digital Garden 

Submission #226 | 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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101_Mary A. Alvarez: Architecture of Metanoia

Submission #101 | Mary A. Alvarez: Architecture of Metanoia: A Study of Space and the Transformation of Consciousness — The current state of our collective consciousness creates in our surrounding the physical manifestation of a world prioritized and driven by economic forces. Our capitalist system encourages a culture of endless consumption, and disregards that our natural environment is the most essential resource for our continuing survival; we are facing an awareness crisis in addition to the environmental one.

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90_Sara Rad: The Allegory of Morality of Mankind in Occupying Spaces

Sara Rad: The Allegory of Morality of Mankind in Occupying Spaces — "The project considers Manhattan as a courtyard building not as a city. Manhattan is an island and central park is a huge courtyard, the buildings and towers are extruded to their maximum limit around it. A building that houses the extreme congestion and density in itself. The project talks about the morality of people; the way people occupy lands and spaces. The way they define their habitats and their cities."

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61_Austin Madrigale: The Digital Misfit

Austin Madrigale: The Digital Misfit — This studio deals with indexicality and translations from analog to digital and the study of a mid century modern home and a dress by fashion designer Issey Miyake. My project is about the effects of data translation and the use of the glitch as representation to create a programmatic commentary that engages in a new speculation on reality.

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