Fourth year competition under Prof. Dagg.
Apartments and Boutique Hotel.
Vertical Light Shelf:
Responding to Sun’s Path:
The building’s facade reacts to how to sun moves around it on the
site. There are hanging vegetation basins and greenroofs where
southern light hits the building. There are vertical “light shelves”on
the curtain wall areas to block the sunlight from the side and provide
a sense of privacy from the street-view below.
Programmatic & Facade Diagram:
Rear Street Perspective
Front Elevation from the North Side
THE CONNECTION PROGRAM: Market Rate Housing at approx.50500 sf.
Hotel at approx.3185 sf.
Approximate Total at 97902 sf.
The hotel and apartment buildings are connected by a
series of 3 bridges that alternated every other ﬂoor, staring
at the second ﬂoor. They allow one to travel to the rooftop
pool and experience the gardens that rest on top of the
The courtyard is not only full of angular
detail that mimicks the bridges above,
but is a recycling system for catching
rainwater. There are channels embedded
in the grassy areas that connect the outer
pools to the inner pools by being at a
slight angle. The grey water is then held
in a tank undein a tank underground. This keeps the
courtyard from ﬂooding in a climate like
Rennovation of an ancient Turkish Han
Third year study abroad project under Prof. Orgen.
Multi-Use Music Venue
: Polish original
: Original brick
: Recycled wood
ﬂoors and doors
: vegetation serving: vegetation serving
as railing & aesthetic
PROPOSED PROGRAM: Mutli-use with a surrounding theme of music and
catering to music lovers of all ages.
CURRENT PROGRAM: Multi-use of storage, restaurant, and record store.
nightclub area during the day when well lit nightclub area at night when lit up by accent wall.
Hydraulic Stage System:
Section of Stage when Elevevated:
“Project Woof” Competition
Third year competition under Prof. Dagg.
Canine hospital, adoption, research and conference center.
FLUIDITY SITE: Mentone,AL
A twist to a classic:
Roof plan showing structural grid and canopied areas:
Canine hospital,orthopedic reasearch center,and adoption center.
Versatile Multipurpose Room with Seating:
In the multipurpose area of the building to the right of the
atre like seating area for conferences.