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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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274_Seetharam Vallabhaneni and Mauricio Casian: Giga Village

Submission #274 | Seetharam Vallabhaneni and Mauricio Casian: Giga Village — Giga village is a project that aims to provide innovative workspaces and services to the neighborhood by creating a highly walkable/pedestrian urban community center that offers unique experiences at the intersection of technology and culture. Giga Village packs modern technology and vernacular craft into the density of a pixel by combining the digital and the analog.

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262_Claudio Triassi: Recycling Past Architectural Ideas and Forms

Submission #262 | Claudio Triassi: Recycling Past Architectural Ideas and Forms — “My illustrations reflect the contemporary architectural drawing tendency to look for its emotional strength in past iconography. They use past architectural ideas and forms to catch their charm offering an anachronistic spatial and temporal dimension and questioning at the same time their validity nowadays. As a result of it, they are in ruins sometimes.”

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104_Luis Fernando Munoz and Julia Eve Pen: Bubbles

Submission #104 | Luis Fernando Munoz and Julia Eve Pen: Bubbles — The dictionary defines diversity as the quality or state of having many different forms, types and ideas, but in reality diversity exists in much more complex forms. There is cultural diversity, diversity of thought, diversity of origin, the list grows, and the way diversity is perceived is equally complex. In the context of Texas A&M University there have been initiatives to put diversity at the forefront of the school’s agenda.

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91_Andres Roncal: Grand Hall Freshman Dormitory

Andres Roncal: Grand Hall Freshman Dormitory — "The proposed program is meant to burst the bubble in which Pratt students are forced to live in and give public space back to the landscape of the city. By mapping the public parks around the area it became evident that there were only two public parks available to the immediate community. Fort Green Public Park and Pratt Institute's Sculpture Park; the latter gated and limited to no public access. This segregation was reflected in the lack of understanding for the students to their surroundings which then increased the naive self exposure to crime in the area."

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