Posts tagged master
247_Lambert David: Refuge-ground

Submission #247 | Lambert David: Refuge-ground — “Thanks to this new architectural concept, 25,000 shelters have been built on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, giving shape to a network of habitable offshore salt platforms raised above sea level. These human groups are gradually reconquering abandoned sectors, sheltering new forms of lacustrine societies, allowing life to emancipate in this vast salt water ecosystem.”

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176_Lorenzo Saroli: An Architecture of Excavation

Submission #176 | Lorenzo Saroli: An Architecture of Excavation — "A common outcry can be heard from Montrealers, pleading for the conservation of their churches. The city’s attachment to the Catholic Church is undeniable, and its evolutionary reliance on it was unmatched. In addition to embodying urban monumentality and punctuating the built environment, the presence of the city’s religious patrimony throughout the urban landscape bore witness to the Church’s importance in all aspects of life – transcending spirituality and religion to deal with social, cultural and political issues."

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130_William Toohey III: Vertical Corridor

Submission #130 | William Toohey III: Vertical Corridor — "A new grand gesture in both vertical and horizontal planes allows for the redirection of MIT's Infinite Corridor. The proposed master plan is a thoughtful response to Eero Saarinen’s 1954 master plan, the current site context, and MIT’s needs and desires as a leading institution in science and engineering. Identifying 9 concepts visible through the lens of a mid-twentieth century architect allowed for setting the framework for a design process relevant in today’s world with great hopes for the future built environment.

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129_Tom Kimberley: The Revival of Plymouth’s Pier

Submission #129 | Tom Kimberley: The Revival of Plymouth’s Pier — "This project acts as a primer for a larger scale project to come which will focus on the actual re-design of Plymouth's Pier. Plymouth is a city that has found itself lost in it's direction and disconnected from it's identity. The identity of Plymouth lies with the ocean, but the city does not make use of the oceans full potential."

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112_Mo Faul: Tale of Two Cities

Submission #112 | Mo Faul: Tale of Two Cities — This was a 10 week studio project based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The first half of the studio focused on developing a schematic master plan for a specific area in San Juan that covers both entrances into the shantytown the site just outside of the old fortification wall. The challenge with this project was to honor both 'sides' of San Juan, the old colonial city (Old San Juan) and the shantytown (La Perla).

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103_Heffrence Teow: The ReiFieR

Submission #103 | Heffrence Teow: The ReiFieR — “The intention of The ReiFieR is to invert the envelop and the content, putting the ideas out as the façade contributing to an extrovert architecture. To do this, a study of how various arts are best display is important.“

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13_Carlos Esponda: Navigation and Pedestrian Mobility

Carlos Esponda: Navigation and Pedestrian Mobility — The maps presented are the partial results of the thesis: "Navigation and pedestrian mobility" in the historic center of Santiago, Chile. Conducted in the graduate program: Master of Territory and Landscape, University Diego Portales in Santiago de Chile. The research sought to reveal the actual degree of interaction between the system of streets.

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9_Kig Veerasunthorn and Stephanie Tager: Interim Urbanism

Kig Veerasunthorn and Stephanie Tager: Interim Urbanism — The flooding is the main constrain for our design. The elevated scaffolding structure plays a big role in our design. Each new interventions have a different interaction with existing city, which are divided into four typologies based on their configuration and program for example, a new housing and working space.

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