There are under 3 weeks until T-Day (May 13th or 14th) and, as you can imagine, I am beginning to get freaked out.
Before I go to final execution mode I wanted to make an update of where things stand.
I have spent some of my time bringing the work from midterm and the spring break charrette together.
The program was for a community center but it has really turned into a community network, in black below (the three building all the way to the left are the existing school):
COMMUNITY STRUCTURE 1:
As you can see from the image above there are two larger community structures. To develop their design I am focusing on the new structure on the left and then apply the same language to the structure on the right (accounting for the different programs of course).
This one is a large roof punctured with water collecting columns and program boxes:
Trying to organize the 3 systems described above (roof, program, water).
the three systems begin collapsing and become a spatial experience:LATEST iteration:
this latest iteration takes the one above and tries to organize it a little more:
THE FULL EVOLUTION:
This is a simple exploded axo sketch of the housing design... It is about a flexible generic structure that hooks on to the community network. As in the rest of the project the generic structure becomes specific in the way it meets the ground and it deals with water: