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VeloCity : mapping Houston on the diagonal
This thesis researches the perception of our surroundings while in motion. The bicycle is the primary focus and is conceptualized as an apparatus, once activated by its rider. New measure is applied to the city through the ...
The identity of a building type is historically, and remains largely, tied to program. Recognizable by functional use, residential, commercial and educational buildings acquire their identity from a concentration of, ...
Detroit continues to stand out as emblematic of failing urban economies, infrastructure, density, and form. But its spatially dominant urban relationships also provide the opportunity required to transform unsustainable, ...
Exchange is at the core of public space. Whether trading products or sharing information, exchange between people produces social interactions and spatialized hubs of activity. Without exchange public spaces fail. Today, ...
Along the Line
The thesis focuses on the plan and design of a new urban axis based on the HSR at the suburban town, Baohua town, along the HSR between Shanghai and Nanjing. With the HSR as an urban trigger, the project redefines the ...
Resettlement Community Center
American small-town industrial decline and global political economic instability are interconnected. The recent US presidential election showed how Americans are grappling with the issue of immigration. While cities across ...
Agency : A Diplomatic Gap in Havana
This thesis examines the territorial, spatial, and political Gaps inherent in the Embassy as program and type. Located in Havana, the project transforms such Gaps into an architectural strategy for the Embassy of the 21st ...
Retirement communities present themselves as odd urban entities, constantly fluctuating between urban and architectural scales, private and public ownership, as well as realistic and utopic visions of living. Creating a ...
In Our Backyard
As of 2018, Los Angeles has a growing homeless population of over 55,000 people, representing a fifth of the United States homeless population. As development and gentrification occur, densifying the city, people with ...
Codes of conduct
Heterogeneous public space in Zuccotti Park, NYC.