Joshua Gonsalves - Architecture Portfolio

662
-1

Published on

Portfolio of architecture work done by Joshua Gonsalves.

"I believe that everyone deserves a chance to live healthy lives in healthy communities. I am a motivated individual dedicated to designing sustainable cities, buildings, and places with contextual, holistic, and pragmatic solutions."

Published in: Design, Technology, Real Estate
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
662
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Joshua Gonsalves - Architecture Portfolio

  1. 1. Joshua Gonsalves Architecture Portfolio
  2. 2. Highways to Boulevards 01 Urban Rehabilitation Master Plan 02 Ferry Terminal 03 Urban Case Study 04 Hotel Uno Prado Historic Preservation 05 Miami Maritime Museum 06 Downtown Wellness Center 07 Community Ballroom 08 Watercolor Drawings 09 10 11 Contents
  3. 3. 01 Highways to Boulevards Master Plan Miami, USA - Urban centers need to more accessible, walkable, and aesthetically-stimulating for pedestrians and less auto-centric. - Design an alternative plan to expand and transform the Interstate 395 corridor in downtown Miami. - Flip the heirarchy; relocate the highway at-grade and overlay the pedestrian and urban fabric overhead as a boulevard.
  4. 4. 02 Urban Rehabilitation Master Plan Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Rio de Janeiro as a city has a vital connection with green spaces and Guanabara Bay. - Develop a masterplan to reivigorate the historic urban center of Rio de Janeiro. - Regularization of the street-grid along with the addition of a waterfront park, and public piers along important axes.
  5. 5. 03a Ferry Terminal Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Historic buildings and context should be respected and responded to when a new intervention is being designed. - Design a new ferry terminal to replace the adjacent, over-capacity terminal built in 1906. - Preserve the old facility and design a new one that relates to the landmarks in the adjoining public square and park.
  6. 6. 03b Ferry Terminal Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Historic buildings and context should be respected and responded to when a new intervention is being designed. - Design a new ferry terminal to replace the adjacent, over-capacity terminal built in 1906. - Preserve the old facility and design a new one that relates to the landmarks in the adjoining public square and park.
  7. 7. 04 Urban Case Study Nice, France - Traditional urban models have many lessons to guide us in our current urban design challenges. - Analyze the urban form and patterns of Nice, France and draw a figure ground map to illustrate findings. - Nice is made up of both medieval and street-grid urban patterns. The block patterns are typically courtyard typologies.
  8. 8. 05 Hotel Uno Prado Historic Preservation Havana, Cuba - Historic ruins and urban design should be respected and incorporated into contemporary building designs. - Design a hotel that preserves and incorporates existing ruins in historic Havana. - The new elevations employ the proportions and fenestration of the historical facades. The plan mediates the site’s ruins.
  9. 9. 06a Miami Maritime Museum Miami, USA - Museums should express the spirit of its contents through architectural form and contextual sensitivity. - Design a maritime museum within Miami’s new Museum Park master plan. - Above the water slip, the museum is organized along an open circulation spine. A large louvered roof shades the space.
  10. 10. 06b Miami Maritime Museum Miami, USA - Museums should express the spirit of its contents through architectural form and contextual sensitivity. - Design a maritime museum within Miami’s new Museum Park master plan. - Above the water slip, the museum is organized along an open circulation spine. A large louvered roof shades the space.
  11. 11. THE re-ligare INSTITUTE the goal of the re-ligare institute is to promote reconnection of the body, mind and spirit. there is a hierarchy present in this triad and they repthe goal of the re-ligare institute is to promote reconnection of the body, mind and spirit. there is a hierarchy present in this triad and they rep- resent the connection between the chaos that the city represents and the instinctive goal within us all to achieve inner peace and serenity. the re-ligare institute guides you through this inner journey. visitors enter the institute to partake in civic activities such as eating, shopping, and taking in a lecture or performance. the city in its very nature is a social setting; there is constant interaction amongst people, however this inter- action is often very impersonal and sometimes even hostile. the re-ligare institute attempts to promote positive social interaction with its series of large social gardens. the institute also provides various physical activities, from swimming to weight lifting, giving people the opportunity to keep their body in the best shape possible. members can learn new skills in classes, read in the library, or listen to live music, all of which im- proves psychological wellbeing. ne-tuning the health of the spirit is perhaps the most diffcult obstacle preventing tranquility. yet once a person achieves this, their transition from chaos to inner peace is complete. the re-ligare institute places this epitome of overall health in its own space at the top of a tower with an accompanying silent garden where one can connect with the city, nature, and the spirit in one fell swoop. there are also spaces reserved for personal reeection, prayer, meditation, and other soul-cleansing activities. the re-ligare institute is a transitional jour- ney ascending from the ways of the city – chaos, isolation, business, and consumerism – to the ways serenity – inner peace, health, fellowship, and knowledge. 07a Downtown Wellness Center Miami, USA - The physical and functional flexibility of steel allows for creative solutions to complicated design problems. - As part of the ASCA Student Steel Competition, design a wellness center that reflects the capabilities of steel. - The program reflects the heirarchy of a healthy body, mind, and spirit. A steel tower houses the program’s various functions. garden roofs body social gardens hydrotherapystreet entrance
  12. 12. 07b Downtown Wellness Center Miami, USA - The physical and functional flexibility of steel allows for creative solutions to complicated design problems. - As part of the ASCA Student Steel Competition, design a wellness center that reflects the capabilities of steel. - The program reflects the heirarchy of a healthy body, mind, and spirit. A steel tower houses the program’s various functions. library auditorium music garden mind classroom spirit silent garden reeection room rooftopmeditation space
  13. 13. 08a Community Ballroom Schooner Bay, Bahamas - Civic buildings should respect the scale and language of the community it serves. - Design a ballroom for the new-urban community of Schooner Bay, Bahamas. - A vernacular approach determined the wooden material and construction systems for the ballroom.
  14. 14. 08b Community Ballroom Schooner Bay, Bahamas - Civic buildings should respect the scale and language of the community it serves. - Design a ballroom for the new-urban community of Schooner Bay, Bahamas. - A vernacular approach determined the wooden material and construction systems for the ballroom.
  15. 15. 09 Watercolor Drawings UM School of Architecture
  16. 16. 10 Watercolor Drawings Villa Vizcaya
  17. 17. 11 Watercolor Drawings Vizcaya Gardens
  18. 18. joshgonsalves@gmail.com

×