2012 | Sketches and drawings from sophomore class, Drawing Architecture.
2012 | An Analytical Study
The set of models and drawings analyzes Toyo Ito’s U-House (1976) and conveys architectural ideas that are inherent in the building. private vs public
2013 | A Home for Music Students
Music Haven was founded by a quartet believing that they could contribute to social change in New Haven’s marginalized urban communities. Their mission is to build a vibrant urban community through performance and music education that empowers young people, their families, and professional musicians.
2014 | Hydrological and Ecological Center in the Florida's Everglades
The project called for a design to filter the water in the Everglades while supporting research and visitors to the area. The filtration system uses natural plants such as cattails to filter the water stage by stage as it traverse from one pool to the next. Surrounding and snaking through the system is a continuous 10-miles walkway that bring visitors and researcher to different parts of the Everglades, from the flat planes of the saw grass to the tall cypress trees. At each large crossovers of the path exist a structure: a visitor center and cafe, a research lab, an auditorium for nature classes, and overnight quarters.
2012 | A Pavilion Inspired by Drawings of a Costume from the New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art
The drawings, by Marlena Fauer, feature a costume that calls attention to itself but not necessary an invitation to touch it. The pavilion carries a rustic look that wavers between approachable and not. Those who are brave enough to enter is rewarded with a surprise.
2012 | A House Created from a Section
The cube house started with a section of 48’ x 6’ x 48’. Next came a perpendicular section 48’ x 9’ x 48’ and then the rest of spaces. The cube house teases those who visits since spaces are visible to the eye but is not immediately accessible.
2013 | A small refuge in in Stony Creek Quarry, Guilford, CT
The intent of the space is for habitant to be able to find an intimacy, an interior that holds the body in a snug, cozy relationship to the immensity of the granite quarry. The vessel contains an infinite amount of spaces for different positions of occupation and storing the printed materials. If the immensity of the quarry is too overwhelming, the visitor can dock underneath a sheltering device that creates a warm and cozy environment.