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amanda byars


amanda byars Contact

Selected Works University of Florida, 08.2010 - 05-2014 email: anbyars11@gmail.com phone: 727 . 417 . 6424 www.amandabyars.com

mail: 1001 SW 16th Ave Apt 56, Gainesville, FL 32601

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Culinary Institute Rowing Facility

Interpretive Center

Analytic Sketches

Analytic Sketches

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Figure Studies

urban explorations City Scapes

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Interior Buildout

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formal perceptions

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analytic reflections

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resume

Nature Observatory Research Facility Live Work Home

Koper Port Facility - Extended Workshop Restaurant and Bar Self Portrait

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interactive dichotomy Culinary Institute Professor Peterson, Spring 2012

There is a dichotomy between the bustling commercial edge and the quiet residential edge of the site and a physical and visual connection between the residential neighborhood and the bay. In order to maintain this connection while respecting the dual nature of the edge conditions, an alley acts as a channel between the two edges. A bakery is centered along this axis in order to serve as a local bakery for the residents as well as draw them into interactions with the culinary school. 6

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Programmatic elements have been arranged to ensure those spaces which will create the highest traffic and more disturbing sounds are pulled towards the commercial side, while the residential side holds those spaces that are quieter in nature. To do this, the programmatic elements into groups based on activity level. Those parts of the program that are higher traffic or louder spaces I organized on the business side of the lot and on upper levels while the lower traffic or quieter spaces I moved to the residential side of the lot and on lower levels. The working and cooking areas are arranged around a vertical circulation corridor that allows for easy distribution of supplies and food.

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sliding impressions Sarasota Rowing Facility Professor Tilson, Fall 2012

Timing Hut Timing Hut Timing Hut Alignment Hut Starting Tower

Finishing Tower

Diagram of Starting Tower

Diagram of Timing Hut

Timing Hut Plan

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Sketches of Huts

The components of a rowing shell slide past one another within a set impression. This sliding motion informs the spatial arrangement throughout this project. On various scales, spaces and elements slide past each other leaving an impression on one another. Solid elements carry the cantilevered weight of more tectonic projections. These cantilevered spaces, which hold the primary programmatic elements, slide passed the massive structure. The rowers’ motion is primarily small in scale


Timing Hut

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to the entire course, while the motion of the entire shell operates at the larger scale. This is mirrored through the arrangement of circulation within a large static volume and the more static programmatic requirements are centered with activated, cantilevered volumes. The large heavy volumes enclose more tectonic steel panel systems which slide past one another and against the concrete mass. These shifts leave an imprint on the concrete and the land. The tectonics of these metal panels begin to shift past the interiors of the concrete as well revealing themselves on the exterior as the push past the limits of the mass and creating apertures to the exterior.

Finishing Tower

Starting Tower Plan

Starting Tower Section

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Alignment Hut Section


Finishing Tower - Fourth Floor Plan

Finishing Tower - Second Floor Plan

Timing Hut Section

Finishing Tower Section

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temporal connection Interpretive Center Professor Tilson, Fall 2012

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The city of Sarasota is rich with artistic tradition and it continues to be an artistic landmark on the west coast of Florida. The project connects the creative tradition of the past to the north, exemplified by the Ringling estate, to the continued progress to the future found in the activity of the downtown area. This connection is made through the creative actions of the present. Looking to the past is a thoughtful and reflective endeavor. At the northern edge of the site, closely connected to the history of the Ringling family and the museum, the structure is embedded and contained. Smaller volumes shift passed one another. Pools of still water reflect sunlight into dimly lit spaces controlled with large massive reflective walls which firmly connect to the solid earth below.

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South of this, connecting to the progress of the downtown area, the project is lifted up from the context and transparent. The tectonics of the structure are revealed showing the method of thought that brings us forward to the future. These spaces are larger and more open. They are flooded in natural light and connect to the openness of the sky. Water from above is directed to connecting spaces below. Connecting these two poles is a series of interwoven partially closed corridors, the active creative process of the present. The massive and tectonic systems come together. At the ground level, spaces of activity and motion. Views to the surroundings connect to the expanse of all that exists between the sky and the earth below. Water collected from above moves through these spaces to a reflection pond towards the back of the site.

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eyes meet hand proportional analysis Analytic Sketches

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envoy - lincoln center Designer/Drafter - Architectural Designs Inc. Additional Team: Dustin Rowland EXISITING CORRIDOR

OFFICE SIDE

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3 5/8" STUD AND GYP BD TO EXTEND 2" OVER TOP OF CEILING

CONCRETE BUILDING STRUCTURE.

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FURRING CHANNELS AND GYP BD TO EXTEND 2" OVER TOP OF CEILING

PLYWOOD TO EXTEND TO 2" BELOW CEILING

1/2" TYPE X GYPSUM WALL BOARD ON 25 GA. 2 1/2" METAL STUD @ 16" O.C., TYP. 1-HR FIRE ASSEMBLY PER DESIGN NO. 419.

3 5/8" STUD @ 24" OC, TYP 1/2" TYPE X GYPSUM WALL BOARD ON 25 GA. 2 1/2" METAL STUD @ 16" O.C., TYP. 1-HR FIRE ASSEMBLY PER DESIGN NO. 419.

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NOTES 1. ALL FURNITURE, EQUIPMENT, AND APPLIANCES INCLUDED FOR REFERENCE ONLY, AND ARE TO BE PROVIDED BY TENANT 2. PATCH TO MATCH ANY HOLES IN EXISTING DRYWALL 3. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, ALIGN NEW GYP BD WALL FACE TO FACE OF EXIST. ADJACENT WALLS OR COLUMNS

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formal perceptions Nature Observatory Professor McGlothlin, Fall 2011 The Devil’s Millhopper is a oasis from the busy rush of everyday life. This unique environment provides a place to pause and experience the beauty of the place that is so unique. The sinkhole was formed by sudden collapse, but continues to change through the slow erosion from the many springs as well as through the graduate deposition of minerals from these waters. The form of the Millhopper changes through the erosion and emergence of new form daily. This process is echoed through the filtering of light through the canopy above. Occasionally, there is a sudden, blinding break in the canopy the quickly erodes what we perceive through vision. At other times light gently filters through the trees dissolving slowly our perception of the form around us, and then, form slowly emerges through the gradual changes in the amount of light that passed through the tree canopy.

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These processes are the inspiration for the Form Perceptions. The structure creates spaces within the rim of the Devil’s Millhopper which highlight the lighting experience naturally created through the filtering of light through the canopy above. The layering tectonics and skins contain moments which highlight each of the ways in which the sunlight erodes and dissolves our perception of the form of the structure and the sinkhole itself, and then, through the layers, slowly emerges the form that begins to define what the Millhopper is. By isolating these experiences, one has the opportunity to pause and reflect on the unique beauty of the Millhopper. Form Perceptions is a respite from the strenuous obligations of daily life and a reflection of the complexity and beauty of the Millhopper. It gives us an opportunity is to meditate of the intricacies of nature which are continually generating the form of the Devil’s Millhopper.

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analytic reflections Research Facility Professor McGlothlin, Fall 2011

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On the northern side of the island, it turns in on itself. The island wraps and folds in along an axis into the interior. This place of turning, or folding, is the single point of entry to the island. As we move along the central axis, the natural thresholds and boundaries of the island break down this axis. We are pulled into the island and then dispersed about through the interactions between these thresholds and boundaries. The path that we follow is between places of pause, either in the open or in the dense enclosure of the wooded areas. The scientists who come to Seahorse Key to research, analyze and reflect on the natural ecology located here. In this way, the program turns in on the island as well. The scientists analyze and reflect on the island in a way similar to the way the island turns in on itself.

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The intervention takes advantage of the natural places of pause. The wrapping and folding of spaces within the intervention are dispersed along the paths between the natural places of pause. As we move along the central axis of the island paths break away which lead to different aspects of the intervention. Since the point of entry is on the north side of the island, this side will be relegated to more public spaces, ones that will house the majority of the day to day traffic. The labs and the dining and meeting spaces and the library are on this side. The further into the interior of the island if for the dorms and finally the individual living quarters for the long term resident scientist. 1 2 3

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loft house Professor Gundersen, Spring 2013

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Loft house explores the florida landscape and climate at an intimate scale, inspired by the Florida Modern works of Paul Rudolf and Gene Leedy. The site is set in Gainesville, FL, and contains a ridge which acccouts for a major geographical shit in the city. The house carves into this ridge on the ground level which remail unconditioned courtyard space. The singular living space is lofted above this level with high cielings with lower partitions dividing for privacy. This allows the space overhead to move freely from the bedroom to the open floor plan kitchen and living room, while maintaining privacy to the owner. The entire upper level is surrounded with screened terraces and the views are left uninterupted to the neighboring wetlands, embracing the landscape in the interior of the homeand allowing the glazed walls to open the home entirely to the outdoors.

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locus cardo Professor Kohen, Fall 2013 The city of Vicenza has a history steeped in the river. Ponte della Barche, a medieval bridge, tells the story of the river’s importance, marking the trading center and port for the city. The people of the city in present times have a very different relationship with the rivers. The city is densely built allowing public views of the river only at bridges. The homes turn their back on the river. While the river has shaped their city for centuries, the people do not want to have anything to do with it. Locus Cardo uses this cultural identity to create a new public space which engages the river.

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The lofted restaurant is removed from the public space but maintains framed views of the city and the river. The framing system created layers of screens which allow occupants to view the city and the river from a safe distance and properly removed. The embedded bar space speaks to the private spaces of the riverside homes which turn their back on the river despite their proximity. These spaces cantilevered over the river and are illuminated from below by reflections from the water. Together these spaces hold a exterior riverside public space, the reestablished hinge of the city. It engages the peripheries of the city and the city center at the same time, linking the two with a public space that reaches out to the water. There is space for outside performances as well as fishing and a walk along the water to allow the people to become more intimately acquainted with the river which shapes their home. Channels bring water from the river up and through the site as water levels rise in the winter months, creating a series of waterways that further shape the piazza.

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civic connections Workshop: Master Plan Group Members: Amanda Byars, Daniel Mikolachek, Eva Vojska, & Katarina Prodan

1 Cruise Ship Piers 1 & 2 2 Port Building 3 Welcome Center 4 Nexus Plaza 5 Pedestrian / Bike Promenade 6 Parking 7 Bus / Taxi Terminal 8 Vehicle Thoroughfare 9 Public Beach 10 Bike Rentals 11 Retail / Restaurants / Cafe 12 Marina 13 Further Development:Cruise-Ship Pier 3 5

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Further Concept Developement: Amanda Byars Professor Kohen, Fall 2013

The city wall of Koper acts as a barrier from the waterfront to the north and the port. Civic Connections strives to link these two parts of the city. Strategic sites in the existing fabric were identified in order to create connections with the existing infrastructure that would benefit the port and the passengers, while simultaneously increasing the value of the city as a tourist destination. These connections intersect in the new “nexus� plaza, situated in front of the overlook, which creates a new city center and public terrace along the waterfront. By including a conference center, a connection is made to the rest of Slovenia, allowing for increased interaction between the port, the city and the country as a whole.

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In this way the new port will have a rippling effect through the city into Slovenia. This idea of rippling is emphasized through the construction of the port terminal. Large massive volumes float over light glazed systems like boats on the water. The effect of their weight ripples out into the plaza, the main connection site for the project. Site lines within the building create a visual connection over the city wall and along the main north south axis. Passengers from the main terminal enter on the upper level and are immediately presented with this axis. They are then filtered down into the plaza or into the bus terminal to the east. By raising the ground level a secure area is created for luggage and services below as well as additional parking for staff. At major points of intersection within the building, the ground pulls back and the secure areas are revealed. This creates a connection to the shipping port and celebrates its industrial nature. The second and third cruise docks also use this lower lever to circulate to the main terminal building. Large transparent volumes intersecting with the massive volume create large pools of natural light and create a vertical connection to the sky and reiterate the vertical path to the city itself. These contain vertical circulation. Main entry to the building is from the plaza itself while secondary entrances align with points of perforation along the city wall or the bus terminal.

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amanda byars Contact

email: anbyars11@gmail.com

phone: 727 . 417 . 6424

mail: 1001 SW 16th Ave Apt 56, Gainesville, FL 32601

www.amandabyars.com

education

skills

University of Florida

Software

Masters of Architecture, 3.9 GPA Expected Graduation Date 05.2014

Vicenza Institute of Architecture Study Abroad Program, Fall 2013

Washington University in St. Louis

Bachelors of Fine Arts, 3.5 GPA, Dean’s List Date of Graduation 05.2002

Extensive knowledge of Rhinoceros 4, Revit 2012 and 2014, SketchUp 8, AutoCad, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite and iWork Suite software. Experienced with Windows and Mac OS X

Certifications

Autodesk Revit 2012 Associate Certification

Other Skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in both written and verbal interactions. Fast and adaptable creative problem solving skills, fast learner, organized and versatile. Works quickly and efficiently independently or in a group setting.

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work experience

awards & recognition

Summer Intern Architect

2014

Architectural Designs Inc., 2012, 2013 Involved in all stages of design process with a small full service design firm for various scales of projects. Generated construction documents, administrative documents and marketing materials. Coordinated services of contracted specialists.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Florida, 08.2012-present Introduced design fundamentals and methodology through drawing, sketching and model building. Participated in and facilitated design reviews for undergraduate design studios. Educated advanced undergraduates in environmental technologies, solar geometry, sun shading systems, passive and active heating and cooling systems, and HVAC system design. Developed course assignments, coordinated class work and reviewed design work.

Koper Cruise Port Terminal, Publication International Studies Award, UF GSoA

2013

International Workshop Koper Cruise Port Terminal, UF VIA Participant

Sesta Charrette Internazionale di Progettazione Participant

Piran Days of Architecture, Exhibition, UF VIA Frank J Sindelar Scholarship, UF GSoA Excellence in Teaching Award, UF GSOA Exhibiting Sarasota, Publication, UF GSoA

2012

Autodesk Student Expert, 2012-present

1998

Brazer Scholarship, Washington University, 1998-2002

Disability Specialist

Department of Children and Families, State of Florida, 02.200708.2010 Processed applications and determined eligibility for benefits for public assistance. Interviewed clients applying for disability assistance. Coordinating efforts between clients, other agencies and hospital representatives while maintaining Federal regulations Diffused situations with hostile clients.

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Portfolio 2014  

Architectural designs, 2014

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