Allison Booth architecture portfolio
About Me Allison Booth is a fourth year student of art and architecture. Currently, she attends the University of Detroit Mercy studying architecture. She is also a recent graduate of the University of Windsor, holding a Bachelor of Arts degree. Having a background in visual arts allows Allison to have an enriched understanding of space and representation through multiple mediums. Enclosed are some of her selected projects during her past four years of study.
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Food Culture Library
Elmwood Children's Library
Walkerville Culinary Institute
Banglatown Community Hub
Black Box Theater
Press Fit Lamp
Food Culture Library University of Detroit Mercy Fall 2016
The project is a food-based research, experimentation, and vendor library. It is located at the threshold of Eastern Market in Detroit, Michigan. Visual connections are made between each programmatic space in the library to encourage communal gathering.
Specialty Food Vendor
Elmwood Childrenâ€™s Library University of Detroit Mercy Fall 2016 The project is a new addition for the Elmwood Park Branch library in Detroit, Michigan. It considers sound and security for both the children and adults using the library; ultimately developing new thresholds for the childrenâ€™s section in the library.
Apartment Building Elmwood Library
Children's Area Threshold
Walkerville Culinary Institute University of Detroit Mercy Fall 2015 This project is a multi-use building with residential units, retail, restaurants, and a cooking school. Changing of spatial qualities and strengthening alleyways are driving forces for the project.
Landform House University of Windsor Winter 2015 This project is a 1,000 sqft home with a detached studio and solarium. The form of the house and studio are replicating the split landscape. The concept of integrating mass and void space is utilized.
Kitchen Courtyard Living Room
Perspective Piazza University of Detroit Mercy Winter 2016
This project is a program of low income housing, an iron workers facility, daycare, art gallery, and higher education facility. Located in Cincinnati, Ohio a piazza is used to connect the multiple facilities and frame views of various parts of the city.
E Liberty Hill
Banglatown Community Hub University of Detroit Mercy Winter 2017
This project investigated a neighborhood called Banglatown, in Detroit MI. It acknowledges the diverse cultural, ecological, economic, and social factors that affect the community, and responds with a central hub to connect the four unique quadrants of the neighborhood.
Seating Musical Installation
Community Garden + Outdoor Play Area
Residential Mixed Use Commercial Institutional Green Space Vacancy
with Max Pecoraro
Green Space Quadrant
Mixed Use Quadrant
Arts+Culture Nodes Mixed Use Buildings Commercial Buildings Institutions Alleyway and Major Pathways Commercial Nodes Institutional Nodes Ecological Nodes Opportunity Sites Proposed Cycle Track
Connecting the Quadrants
Creating the Neighborhood Hub
Black Box Theater University of Detroit Mercy Fall 2017
This project is a black box theater located adjacent to the University of Detroit Mercy. Creating a fully integrated building, which developed appropriate form, structure, HVAC, lighting, water harvesting, and exterior cladding systems.
ADA Compliant Parking
Actor Circulation Costume Shop
Cafe Black Box Theater
Dress Room Lobby
Actor Circulation Prop Storage
First Floor Window to Wall Plan
Reï¬‚ected Lighting Plan Lobby Cove Lighting
Black Water Sewer Connection
Water Cistern Water Harvesting
DUCT SIZING PER ZONE A= (CFM/FPM) X FA A= CROSS SECTIONAL AREA OF DUCT FRICTIONAL ALLOWANCE (FA)= ROUND DUCT IS 1.0 FPM FOR MAIN DUCT (SCHOOLS, THEATERS)= 1,000-1,300 FPM= 1,150 FPM FOR BRANCH DUCTS = 600-900 FPM= 800 HEAVY LOAD FOR THEATER AND BACK OF HOUSE = 4.0 MODERATE LOAD FOR LOBBY AND OFFICES = 2.5 CFM= TOTAL SQAUREFOOTAGE OF EACH ZONE X LOAD COEFFICIENT
ZONE 1 CFM 5,635
ZONE 2 CFM 12,225
OFFICES+ COSTUME SHOP+DRESSING ROOM MAIN DUCT (2.5 X 2224 SF)/1150) (1.0) =4.83F =2.1’ X 2.1’
THEATER- MAIN DUCT (4.0 X 2,717 SF)/1150) (1.0) =9.45SF =3.07’ X 3.07’
OFFICE- BRANCH DUCT (2.5 X 140 SF)/800) (1.0) =0.437 SF =0.66’X0.66’
THEATER- BRANCH DUCT (4.0 X 2,717 SF)/800) (1.0) =13.585 SF =3.6’X3.6’
COSTUME- BRANCH DUCT (2.5 X 621 SF)/800) (1.0) =1,94 SF =1.39’X1.39’
CORRIDORS BRANCH DUCT (2.5 X 543 SF)/800) (1.0) =1.696 SF =1.30’ X 1.30’
Selected Lighting Fixtures
‘J’ Anchor Bolt Connection
Knee of Frame, with Haunch
Detailed Wall Section
Axonometric Theater Structure
THEATER WALL GYPSUM GEORGIA PACIFIC R .56 INSULATED CMU R 11. XPS 2” R10
FLOOR 6” CONCRETE R3.12 XPS 4” R20 GRAVEL R 0.052 TERRAZZO R 1
ROOF METAL COMPOSITE DECK R 3 3” CONCRETE R1.56 XPS 4” R20 COVERBOARD DEN’S DECK R.56
EXTERIOR WALL GYPSUM GEORGIA PACIFIC R .56 BATT INSULATION 6” R 19 XPS 2” R10 ALUMINUM COMPOSITE CLADDING R .051 AIR SPACE R1
TOTAL R VALUE 21.0
TOTAL R VALUE 24.0
TOTAL R VALUE 25.0
TOTAL R VALUE 31.0
Air / Vapor
Press Fit Lamp University of Detroit Mercy Fall 2015 This project used Rhino and Grasshopper to fabricate a pressďŹ t lamp. The requirements are the lamp must be able to be packed ďŹ‚at, and be assembled without any use of adhesives, resulting in the use of interlocking pieces.
VABE Gallery Card University of Windsor Winter 2015
Inﬂuenced by El Lissitzky’s Prouns.
Aluminum Cast Sculpture University of Windsor Winter 2015
Allison Booth Windsor, Ontario email@example.com
2014-Present; BSc in Architecture, University of Detroit Mercy GPA 3.74
AutoCAD Revit Sketchup Pro VRAY Rhino Grasshopper Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop Technical Pen Drafting Final Cut Pro
2014-2017; BA General, Visual Arts and the Built Environment (VABE), University of Windsor Average: 86% 2011-2014 St. Anne Highschool, Windsor Ontario
2017- Architectural Internship with Bedrock, Detroit (4 months)
2016 -University of Detroit Mercy Design Excellence Nominee
2017- Guest Lecturer to Global Detroit for Banglatown Detroit Project
2016- University of Windsor SoCA Visual Arts Scholarship
2017- University of Windsor Telephone Recruiter
2016- University of Windsor InCourse Scholarship
2016-V.A.B.E. Recruitment Video and Billboard Ad 2016-Research Assistant for Dr. Veronika Mogyorody for Association of Municipalities Ontario Conference 2016 -AIAS Marketing Chair for the University of Detroit Mercy Chapter 2015-School of Creative Arts (SoCA) Freshman Orientation Leader 2015 - Project Manager for SoCA Gallery Exhibition 2014 - Co-Op at Dillon Consulting Engineering Firm