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A D R I A N A Garcia Stenftenagel Architecture.


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When Art and Science work in collaboration, Architecture happens. I consider ourselves lucky enough to witness The Power of Architecture.�


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tempo

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SENSUS

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SINERGIA

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GABRIELLA

Sinaia Transit Station

EQUILIBRIO Cancer Patient Recovery Center

The Present | The Absent

Tidal Marsh Research Center

A r c h i t e ct u r e m e et s Fa s h i o n


tempo Sinaia Transit Station Sinaia, Romania. 15,000 sqft

How significant is time? Does a child understand time the same way an adult would? Or do kids get lost in their childhood and forget that time even exists? There will never be an exact answer for this specific question because the relevance and understanding of time relies o n e a c h p e r s o n i n a d i f f e r e n t w ay. H oweve r, s o m et h i n g that

is

certain

is

that

with

time

comes

change.

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CONCEPTUAL PHASE Connecting building with context


01. Conceptual Models

In my concept, I broke down

As I design, I constantly ask

my users into two different

myself

categories:

in

what

specific

would how

do

people

spaces;

they

want

to

would

they

get

space

to

another,

ends

up

being

to

the

factor

do

where

go

next;

from

and

it

a all

dependent of

time.

the

the

locals

tourists.With

separated

the

and

this,

I

building’s

circulation, yet at some point they social

connect

to

interaction

citizens

and

enhance between

visitors.


MASSING DIAGRAMS

WINTER WINDS

MASSING The

mass

Sinaia,

sits

on

Romania.

purpose transit

is

to

a

in

In order to reduce/block the

The

main

cold breezes coming from the

three different levels in order

North

to

hill

Its

connect

station

the

located

at

one

during

of

the

the bottom and the Caraniam

is

Hotel

position

located

at

the

top.

in

openings

the

building

South in

only facade

order

to

winter

to

season,

building’s

extended

in act

an as

a

mass

fit

in

is

with

of

and

shield.

the middle is a waiting area.

bottom,

are

lobbies

and

TRANSITIONAL SPACE The

of

the

two

different to

during

height

angled

The cold winds that come from Northeast

the

into

the slope (32 feet). Both top

happen the

divided

corner

COLD WINDS

S O L A R O R I E N TAT I O N The

DIVIDING SPACE

most

building

is

into

spaces

p a r t of t h e ye a r, a r e b l o c k e d

order

natural light to come in and

by the angled facade of the

of circulation, one that goes

provide sufficient heat to the

building

allow

slower and one that goes faster

different programatic spaces.

opening on the South facade.

for those who are on a rush.

order

to

two

in

allow

in

provide

divided

types


SITE SECTION

0

30

60

120

N

W

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A

1 2 3

4

5

6

L E V E L I - To p L eve l

10

7

8 9

11

12 LEVEL II - Middle Level


20

19

18

17

21 14 15 22 13

B

16

LEVEL III - Bottom Level

0

15

30

60

FLOOR PLAN - LEVELS I, II, III

1 - Main Entrance

12 - Outdoor Space

2 - Informal Entrance

13 - Main Entrance

3 - Lobby

14 - Information Desk

4 - Coffee Stand

15 - Waiting Area

5 - Bar

16 - Charging Station

6 - Lounge

17 - Kitchen (Staff)

7 - Mechanical Room

18 - Office I

8 - Storage

19 - Office II

9 - Dining Area

20 - Waiting Area

10 - Coffee Stand

21 - Meeting Room

11 - Sitting Area

22 - Waiting Area

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SECTION A


45’

30’ 24’

12’

SECTION B

0

10

20

40

21


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EQUILIBRIO Cancer Patient Recovery Center Hollywood, Florida. 10,000 sqft

Equilibrio, power that a

of a

Spanish the

program that

inner

healthy

stable

mind, is

for self

body

when

can

and

divided

accelerate

equilibrium,

the

only

vice

into

in

is

balance.

be

process

and of

I

With

the

through

this,

private inner

on

consider

achieved

versa.

public

based

the

spaces healing.

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C I R C U L AT I O N A N A LY S I S

H I G H WAY

VEHICULAR

BIKE

PEDESTRIAN

I M P L E M E N T E D A N A LY S I S

- P U B L I C V S . P R I VAT E In

order

to

environment the

program

public

and

provide for is

a

healthy

the

users,

separated

private

into

spaces.

- PARKING DISTRIBUTION The

existing

manipulated

parking and

lot

is

enlarged

to

provide more parking space for the maximum user capacity (100).


0

20

40

80

SITE PLAN


Equilibrio possesses a core located at the center

MASSING DIAGRAMS

that

functions

programmatic by

a

tower

main

as

connector

spaces. that

objective

The

core

symbolizes

is

to

of

give

the

the is

different

represented

equilibrium. user

a

The

sense

of

stability during their recovery process. Also, the tower

SHIFT

the

becomes

interaction

an

observatory

between

that

human

and

enhances nature.

CARVE

A

EXTRUDE

LEVEL I 0

ADJUST

10

20

40


18

19 17

B

16

15

13

14

LEVEL II 0

10

20

40

FLOOR PLAN - LEVELS I, II

1. Observatory

10. Kitchen

2. Counseling I

11. Living Room

3. Counseling II

12. Outdoor Dining

4. Waiting Room

1 3 . Yo g a R o o m

5. Counseling III

14. Office

6. Staff

1 5 . Yo g a R e c e p t i o n

7. L a b

16. Waiting Room

8. Service

1 7. G y m

9. Kitchen Office

18. Gym Reception

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10

20

40

S E C T I O N E L E VAT I O N A

0

10

20

40

S E C T I O N E L E VAT I O N B

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SENSUS The Present and The Absent Savannah, Georgia. 8,000 sqft

Sensus, perception in Latin, was based on the present and the absent. The idea of being present describes an

original

world

with

state. our

As

human

observing

eye,

beings, yet

we

we

gaze

the

experience

a

space through the use of all our senses. This means t h a t we w i t n e s s r e a l i t y by m e m o r y, p a st a n d d r e a m .

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CONCEPTUAL PHASE Light as design generator


01. Previous different focused

Light to

Study

designing

gallery on

Model: the

spaces,

exploring

I

with

In

this

model,

experiment pattern

in

influence

I

aimed

with

a

order

to

of

light

to

uniform see in

the both

different grids and materiality

interior and exterior spaces.

in

the

The grid would later become the

space.

skin/envelope of the building.

order

power

of

to

understand

light

upon


02.

Light

Study

Model


“ I like to u s e lig h t as a m ate r i a l , b ut my med i u m is actu ally p er c eption . I wan t you to s e n s e you r s elf s en s in g - to s ee you r s elf s ee i n g .” − James Turrell


LIGHT, THE ART OF PERCEPTION.

02. Light Study Model: In

this

model,

I

experimented

with light and the relationship it has with time. In order to do so, I created a pattern with circular wall

openings

that

would

allow

for sunlight to come in and cast


03. In

this

Light model,

Study I

Model:

different shadows depending

experimented

on the hours of the day. The

with light and the relationship it

shadows

would

has with time. In order to do so,

green

red

and

from

red

I created a pattern with circular

to

as

time

goes

by.

wall

This

openings

that

would

allow

for sunlight to come in and cast

to

yellow was

done

vary

to

play

from

with

the perception of the user.


MASSING DIAGRAMS

BUILDABLE AREA

E X I S T I N G C I R C U L AT I O N

ENCLOUSURE

MASS AND VOID

C R O W D C I R C U L AT I O N A N A LY S I S

In

order

p r i va cy, is

the

obtain

dwelling

separated

railroad P R I VAT E C O N C E N T R AT I O N

to

high

the

due

the to

its

concentration.

Visitors

around

space

from

museum

public

more

would

circulate

railroad

museum,

reason why the gallery space locates P U B L I C C O N C E N T R AT I O N

walls

in of

between the

the

brick

historic

site.


For

Turrell,

over has

half been

a

c e n t u r y,

working

the

American

directly

with

artist

light,

James

and

the

power it has upon space. Using the sky as his studio, and pure

light

and

space,

he

creates

artworks

that

engage

viewers with the limits and wonders of human perception.

The

main

objective

of

this

project

was

to

create

a

variety of spaces that the artist would use and appreciate d a i l y. T h e p r o g r a m i s d i v i d e d i n t o a g a l l e r y a n d a d we l l i n g space. The gallery allows Turrell to portray his idea of art and

light

provides

while

incorporating

residential

spaces

the

u s e r,

and

the

dwelling

for

him

and

close

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A A A

444

5 5 5

2 2 2

6 6 6

3 3 3

111

VEL I LLL EEE V V EE LL II

0 0 0

5 5 5

0 111 0 0

20 2 20 0


B

7

8

LEVEL II

9

0

5

10

20

FLOOR PLAN - LEVELS I, II 1. Entrance 2. Reading Room 3. Kitchen 4. Living Room 5. Dining Room 6. Office 7. H a l l w a y 8. Bedroom 9. Master Bathroom

SECTION A

SECTION

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10

20

B

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SINERGIA Tidal Marsh Research Center Savannah, Georgia. 12,000 sqft

Sinergia

is

communication

based of

on

two

combined,

produce

individual

ones.

a

or

the more

greater

The

interaction

project

elements

effect is

than

divided

and that the

the when

sum

into

of

three

buildings to enforce the user’s circulation throughout the different programmatic spaces, while allowing the user to fully comprehend the influence of a marsh ecosystem. U s e r,

environment

and

architecture

work

as

a

whole.

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MASSING DIAGRAMS

C I R C U L AT I O N

G E O R G I A S TAT E

G AT H E R I N G S PA C E S

ADJUSTED SCALE

M A N I P U L AT E D F O R M

L O C AT I O N Located

in

2740

Savannah,

GA,

an

opened

area

by

only

leads

to

takes

complete

surroundings S U N PAT H

the

nature a

Livingston

which and

tidal

to

site is

tall

consists

of

surrounded trees,

marsh.

advantage provide

Ave,

a

and

Sinergia of

its

friendly

environment for all users to appreciate.


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-

S E C T I O N E L E VAT I O N A

S E C T I O N E L E VAT I O N B

10

9

13

FLOOR PLAN - LEVELS I, II 11

1. Entrance 6

2. Lobby 3. Exhibition

7 12

4. Courtyard

5

8

-

-

6. Interior Classroom A

-

5. Informal Lobby

7. I n t e r i o r C l a s s r o o m B 8. Exterior Classroom / Green area

4

3

9. Upper part Auditorium 10. Deck 2

11. Coffee Shop 12. Auditorium

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en Buildings Patio Betwe " 1/16" = 1'-0

13. Boardwalk


The

boardwalk

underground works

as

During

a

high

presents

wall

system

natural

water

tide,

an that f i l t e r.

contaminated

water comes in between the wall system,

passes

through

pebbles,

sand and charcoal, and comes out a s p u r i f i e d w a t e r.


A D D I T I O N A L

W O R K


G A B R I E L L A F a s h i o n

m e e t s

A r c h i t e c t u r e

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- why fash ion ? Sim p le , we deal wi th Archi tecture the same way we d e a l w ith Fashi on. We wi tness both of them ever y d ay of our l i fes. Archi tecture i s everythi ng that su rro u n ds us and Fashi on i s worn by us. Not onl y th is, but they are both i mprovi ng through ti me; they are both i n a constant change.

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A D R I A N A Garcia Stenftenagel

912 228 9961 garciastenftenagel@gmail.com linkedin.com/in/adrianagarciastenftenagel


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