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ALEX ALVAREZ DESIGN PORTFOLIO


INFLECTION

Street view rendering of a metal art/sculpture museum located in downtown San Luis Obispo. Project emphasized the articulation between viewing and transitional spaces.


KEY CONCEPTS

office, bookstore, lobby, restaurant gallery space presentation space circulation ways balconies

INFLECTION

The building inflects to the foot traffic entering building. The inflection occurs to “soften� the entrance into the museum.

ARTICULATION OF SPACES

Within the museum, the articulation between transitional spaces and viewing spaces were highlighted by the size and shape of the space. Thus giving the user cues to the activities for that particular space.

SECTION CUT

ENCLOSURE

This project required some consideration be paid to the urban development to the rear of the building. In order to articulate between the garden of the museum and the public space beyond the design began to enclose the area intended for garden space.

INTERIOR RENDERING


EXTERIOR RENDERING OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ART MUSEUM

BAR RENDERING OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ART MUSEUM

GARDEN RENDERING OF SAN LUIS OBISPO ART MUSEUM


THE BREAK

Night time rendering of surf school located on the beach in Santa Monica. Project emphasized the transitions from private to public spaces.


PROCESS DIAGRAMS

process diagram_justification

[A]

FLOOR PLAN

[B]

EXTERIOR APPROACH OF SURF SCHOOL

SECTION PERSPECTIVE


EXTERIOR RENDERING SHOWING THE PUBLIC DECK AREA FOR THE SURF SCHOOL.


Design Portfolio