PS62: Net Zero
Achieving net zero energy is as much about harnessing energy (here using photovoltaic panels) as it is about limiting energy loss. The focus on optimal performance...
The SCA being an experienced client with specific demands, this school project gave me the opportunity to learn how to detail a fool proof building that is designed...
The New School - University Center
The university center comprises of 10 dorm floors stacked on top of a complex school program on the first 8 stories, including an auditorium, a library, retail and...
the new school
The design is easy to assemble and demount because it is based on primitive ideas of habitat and construction. Grounded in a history that, while fictional, is true...
Hydraulic injections throughout the city cause the destabilization of soil under vacant buildings.Air pockets created by the cracking expand while bacteria...
In a search for vernacular architectural systems, the solar updraft tower is used to power a modern hotel, casino and country club resort with a primitive and...
Architectural standards must adapt to new situations in society. Following in the historical precedence of nuclear bunkers during the Cold War in America, and the...
Gondola Housing is an independent spatiall economy that supports a public system of exchange. Alternating between transportation and inhabitation, the system...
The program for this drawing center and gallery in Chinatown is divided into four wings that address the street in different ways but are then fragmented into...
Climatology is a new type of research, and therefore, should not subscribe to predetermined spaces. Floating Labs is a series of variable interfaces between a path...
Using Eero Saarinen’s original drawings, we analyzed the structure and developed a theory of the forces going through the building. The central vertical beam and...
United States Institute of Peace
Ceilings in this project are treated as an interior elevation and are therefore studied case by case. This building is to house different types and sizes of...
Melamed House, Jerusalem
Gil and I developed a design together after proposing separate designs and converging them. The design evolved through meetings with the clients. At every...
In exploring found objects in buildings to activate we developed do-it-yourself kits for simple guerrilla applications. For a graffiti memory board, we used simple...
Digital Tea House, Tokyo
Taking cues from the rich tradition of the Japanese tea ceremony, Digital Tea House witnesses the common language that parametric design has with architecturally...
Make It Work: Trusset
The Trusset was the central showpiece for a Center for Architecture exhibit called Make It Work. The structure follows the typology of a spaceframe, here deployed...