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Documenting my final year thesis design project at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow. 2o1o -2o11...
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Disaster strikes. How can architects help quickly, efficiently, sustainably and sensitively?
LAVA’s solution is an origami cave. It features in a new exhibition opening in Sydney tonight.
LAVA’s Digital Origami Emergency Shelter is a concept for an inhabited molecule. The design is based on a water-molecule, referencing the Japanese Metabolist movement`s idea of prefabricated capsules as...
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The project is designed as a Net Zero site contributing to the city of San Francisco’s energy and stormwater overflow problem. As of now the excess sewer water and stormwater run off are poured right into the bay. This project proposes to take that gray and black water, clean it through natural bioswells and living machines and reuse on site.
It is also a collaborative project designed in conjuncti...
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The house extends into the landscape. Interior and exterior merge. Self-wall elements form a continuity of space, which is compressed slowly to the fictitious intersection point. Coming from the vastness of the landscape, the space is concentrated toward the center. There, in the focus of the house, the fireplace is the semicircular introverted living area that opens upward.
Here, the direction change ta...