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FORM THREE - PARASITIC GROWTH Parasitic growth is the epitome of organicism. Its growth pattern is reactionary, rather than prescriptive. In contrast, structure is prescriptive, proactive, rational, and easily replicated. I wanted to explore the dichotomy between parasitic language and the structural construction process.

PARASITIC STRUCTURE PROCESS ONE ONE

TRIANGLE - SIMPLEST POLYGON

TWO TWO

TRIANGULATED STRUCTURAL GEOMETRIES THIN SEGMENTS - TRANSPARENCY

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STRUCTURAL GROWTH FROM MODULES 3 SEGMENTS PER MODULE FOR TRIANGULATION

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GROWTH AT CENTRAL AXIS 2 SHORT : TOWARDS AXIS 1 LONG : AWAY FROM AXIS

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INDIVIDUAL SEGMENTS CONNECTED STRUCTURAL STABILITY ORGANIC GROWTH DEVELOPS

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ADDITIONAL SEGMENTS FOR STRUCTURAL SUPPORT. FORM COMPLETELY SUSPENDED. CONNECTS ONLY AT MODULES.

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Alena Savera Architecture Portfolio  

The University of Texas School of Architecture UTSOA 2015

Alena Savera Architecture Portfolio  

The University of Texas School of Architecture UTSOA 2015

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