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“...no single device then is essential to poetry. Poetry is recognized not by the prescence of a certain type of content or of images, ambiguites, symbols.. but by its ability to make man look with an exc eptionally high level of awareness� V i k t o r S h k l o v s k y ( A r t a s a Te c h n i q u e , 1 9 1 7 )

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G R A D U A T E S E L E C T E D W O R K

(1) T O P H A N E

J U N C T I O N

Tr a m S t a t i o n Fall 2018 Instr uctor: Ferda Kolatan

To b e p u b l i s h e d i n P r e s s i n g M a t t e r s 8

(2) L I V I N G

T H R E S H O L D S

Greenhouse and Urban Eatery Spring 2018 Instructor Nate Hume

Published in Pressing Matters 7 and Suckerpunchdaily

(3) S T U Y T O W N

4 0 9

E

1 4 T H

E x - C o n v i c t Tr a n s i t i o n a l H o u s i n g Fall 2017 Instr uctor:Kutan Ayata

S

Published in Pressing Matters 7 and CritDay

(4) C O N F E T T I

G Y R A T I O N

Drawing Analysis Spring 2017 Instructor: Miroslava Brooks

(5) P U B L I C

E C H O

Library Park Spring 2017 Instructor:Miroslava Brooks

(6) U N T A M E D Manitoga Pavilion Fall 2017

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( 1 ) T O P H A N E

J U N C T I O N

A T R A M S T AT I O N Fall 2018 Instr uctor: Ferda Kolatan

Cities

forc-

t h e e x i s t i n g To p h a n e g a l l e r y a n d t h e p a r k o n t h e

created

other side of the street. Hybridizing with the ex-

through the juxtaposition of unrelated or incon-

isting while at the same time, borrowing elements

g r u o u s e l e m e n t s . D o n n a H a r a w a y ’s c o i n a g e o f t h e

to generate its own “oddkin” aesthetic.

es

and

are

conglomerations

objects,

odd

of

different

relationships

are

word “oddkin” offers a new understanding of the world under which these elements are viewed.

To p h a n e J u n c t i o n b l u r s t h e l i n e b e t w e e n t h e m u n -

Rather than understood through their predeter-

dane and the precious.

mined categories, it allows for the manifestati on

P a l a c e ’s c r y s t a l s t a i r s a s a s t a r t i n g p o i n t , h y b r i d -

of odd couplings and hybrids. This studio stud-

izing it with the bridge and platform to create

ied the opor tunities generated by the creation of

a semi-enclosed space. Within this semi-interior,

“oddkins” within the urban fabric in Istanbul.

m o t i f s f r o m t h e To p h a n e g a l l e r y r e - a p p e a r , m e r g -

It uses the Dolmabahce

ing themselves with an Ebru pattern. This pattern

TOPHANE JUNCTION

Located at one of the major intersections of the

creates ambiguit y between itself and the form of

To p h a n e q u a r t e r , t h i s t r a m s t a t i o n p o s i t i o n s i t -

the space, as well as physicalizes in handrails,

self as a connector, creating a bridge between

lighting elements and ticket machines.

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(A)

Hybrids.

objects

were

Initial

study

created

to

ex p l o r e t h e b l u r r i n g o f fo r m through the use of pattern. This object also hybridizes a

series

of

Ottoman

ob-

jects, creating unfamiliarity through the use of familiar objects.

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(B)

Pattern,

Detail

and

F o r m . The tram station bec o m e s t h e m e r g i n g o f fo r m , pattern are

and

detail,

reminisc ent

infrastructural cious

historical

It uses

which

of

both

and

pre-

elements.

as prec edent the

Dolmabahce

palace

stairs

to enclose space and create acc ess to the tram station, as well as uses the paper marbling pattern to b l u r t h e fo r m a n d g e n e r at e detail.

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(C) The mundane and the precious. ority

of

speaks

The the

to

semi-iteri-

tram

the

station

hybridiza-

tion of mundane and precious elements at a smaller scale. The pattern on the wall materializes as lighting fixtures,

handrails.

These

trace figures from the wind o w s o n t h e h i s t o r i c a l To phane create

building, openings

and on

then the

walls.

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(D) Site Placement.

The

tram station locates itself c o n n e c t e d t o t h e To p h a n e i Amire building, a structure that is significantly important to the site. The tram station in its hybridization, takes its colors as well as some of its figural motifs.

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(E) Interstitial Galleries. ( I n c o l l a b o r a t i o n w i t h Ya n g Li)

The

tram

designed

in

station

was

conjunction

with a galler y located within the thickness of the wall of

the

existing

historical

To p h a n e i - a m i r e . This

part of the project

deals with the oddities located on the facade of the existing building. It creates a new reading of the existing elements on the facade, reframing an oddlypositioned and abandoned baroque door, and re-purposing

its

deserted

large

basement entranc es.

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( 2 ) L I V I N G

T H R E S H O L D S

G R E E N H O U S E A N D U R B A N E AT E R Y In collaboration with: Yi Lu Spring 2018 Instructor: Nate Hume

R o b e r t Ve n t u r i w r o t e a b o u t b o t h / a n d a s a c o n d i -

exterior facade at moments. Within this grid, a

tion with several levels of meanings which breed

series of bubbles contain the restaurant facili-

ambiguity and tension. This studio used both/ and

ties. This layered space, broken through by this

as a strategy to provoke interference between

vegetation poche, blurs the thresholds between

traditional binaries within architecture to pro-

exteriority and interiority.

duce alluring new worlds. It studied the program of the greenhouse and the urban eater y as an op-

On the exterior, the shingles on the surface re-

por tunity to study the relationship between the

mind us, that it is still a building. The vegetation

“natural” and the “man-made”

bleeding

through

the

facade,

creates

a

mossy

surface on the concrete, and pieces of pink fig“Living Thresholds” exists within the boundary of

ural mesh conceal windows. Through its calculat-

both. It defies to be considered one or the oth-

ed interference between geometric, textural, and

er. Its

chromatic qualities this project produc es uncanny

greenhouse is composed of a grid matrix

that contains within it a series of planters. This

states of heightened awareness.

Being a piece

scaffolding like tr ucture, allows the vegetati on a

of landscape at times, changing with the seasons,

volumetric nature, which allows it to purposeful-

and an architectural monolith at others.

ly bleed into adjacent spaces and over take the

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(A)

Study

Models

Models

cast in miscellaneous materials, including concrete, wax,

resin

and

fo u n d

natural

These

aimed

various

elements.. to

explore

textural and spatial qualities, which would then be translated

into

architec-

tural details.

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(D)

( B ) T h e “ M a n - m a d e ” a n d “ n a t u r e ” . We s p e c u l a t e d o n t h e t r a n s l a t i o n o f t h e t e x t u r a l e x p e r i m e n t s i n t o a r c h i t e c t u r a l f o r m , a n d t h e i n t e r s e c t i o n s t h e s e c o u l d c r e a t e , c r e a t i n g a n a m b i g u o u s a r c h i t e c t u r e . T h e f i g u r a l f o r m a l e x p r e s s i o n e m p h a s i z e s t h i s n a t u r e v s m a n m a d e a m b i g u i t y f u r t h e r .T h e b o t t o m e l e v a t i o n s h o w s a n a r c h i t e c t u r e t h at t r a n s fo r m s w i t h t h e s e a s o n s .

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( C ) S p e c u l a t i n g I n t e r i o r i t i e s . Un fo l d e d s e c t i o n .

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(D)

Bluring

Un fo l d e d lage.

Thresholds.

perspective

This

image

col-

shows

the layered nature of the space, bluring the delineation between exterior and interior.

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(E) D etails. The previously studies textural moments, become

then

tails.

This

able

shingle

facade

included

Operable shingles mechanism

de-

oper-

mechanisms

t h at w o u l d a l l ow fo r v e nt i l lations, and openings that would allow envelop enclosure and operability.

Wo o d S h i n g l e S i d i n g Sheathing drainage mat A i r / Va p o r B a r r i e r Sheathing C avit y Insulati on I Beam 3’’x3’’ Strut Thermostat and Motor

Wo o d s h i n g l e s i d i n g . Sheathing drainage mat. A i r / Va p o r B a r r i e r Sheathing C avit y Insulati on 3’’x3’’ Strut I Beam

Operable Window Thermal Break Sprinkler

Rigid Insulation Flashing Metal Mesh Frame Window Frame

C avit y Insulati on Sheathing A i r Va p o r B a r r i e r

Glass Plane

Sheathing drainage mat

Metal Mesh

Wo o d S h i n g l e S i d i n g

Pre-cast C oncrete Rebar

Anchored Bolt Pre-cast C oncrete Rebar Door Frame

Anchored Bolt Planter frame

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( 3 ) S T U Y T O W N

4 0 9 E

1 4 T H

S T

EX-CONVICT TRANSITIONAL URBAN HOUSING Fall 2017 Instr uctor: Kutan Ayata

form

This studio collectively worked to transthe

of

one rather composed of a soft strange interior.

S t u y v e s a n t To w n i n N e w Yo r k C i t y . A n e n t i r e n e i g h -

This carving occurs throughout the top of the

borhood consisting of 18 blocks and 33 buildings.

structure , which is added to the existing build-

Rather than the modernist approach of tabula-

ing. Car ving also occurrs throughout the first few

rasa, we worked with the existing structures us-

levels, cutting the structure in such a way that al-

ing them as a 3- dimensional site to operate on.

lows for a ped estrian a cc ess throug h the building

Each student designed a specific structure within

the complex. Not only changing their character

ing is an ex-convict exc entric . si xty year old man,

b u t a l s o t h e i r p r o g r a m . We a l o n g s i d e d e v e l o p e d

Ralph S anchez. A guy who used to live in Coney Is-

the stor y of a fictional character that lives in the

land and end ed up in prison for a pit y crime. After

structure and the story behind them living there.

coming out of prison , he finds himself struggling

character

and

experience

by

fi n d i n g h o u s i n g . I n 2 0 37 a f t e r l a r g e a m o u nt s o f

the

people come out of prison and ending up on the

form. Not onl y allowing for more lig ht into the

streets because of current existing high incarcer-

spaces but also producing interior looking win-

ation rates, the government decides to launch a

dows. Coloring them in such a way, that it allows

transiti onal rehabilitati on housing for ex-c onvicts.

Formally I approached the structure

creating

ST UYTOWN 409 E

entire

for a different perc epti on of the str ucture, of

porosity

through

the

carving

of

The fictional character living in

the build-

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( A ) F o r m F i n d i n g . M a s s i n g I t e r at i o n s s h ow i n g d ev e l o p m e nt o f fo r m . F r o m a d d i n g , t o s u b s t r a c t i n g , t o b o t h .


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(D)

( B ) F a c a d e A r t i c u l at i o n . Building Elevation showing coloration and facade ar ticulation.

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(C)

Site

Building

Placement.

section

on

site.

Showing the creation of an urban door on the site. Allowing

fo r

circulation

into

the Stuytown complex and making their public spaces more accesible.

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(D) Site Ad jac encies. Site Plan developed in collaboration with the studio. Within the dashed box, the ground level of 409 St,

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(D ) I nt e r i o r i t i e s . A xonometric render showing

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(B)

Tr a n s i t i o n a l

Floorplans

showing

Units. two

types of units. Shared living (where

the

kitchen

facili-

(Shared Living Unit)

ties are shared), as well as more

c onventi onal

apart-

ment units.

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(D uplex Apar tment Unit)

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( 4 ) C O N F E T T I

G Y R A T I O N

A D R A W I N G A N A LY S I S In collaboration with: Yi Zhang Spring 2017 Instructor: Miroslava Brooks

Using diagrams and drawings as conc ep-

tions that would later be used in the design of a

tual and generative tools, we analyzed specific

public librar y. This would ser ve not onl y as a for-

precedents

to

mal but as a c onc eptual basis for our approa ch.

create a catalogue of spatial conditions. Through

For the painting analysis, I analyzed Jacobo Pon-

a deep reading of physical and non-physical con-

t o r m o ’s D e p o s i t i o n , a n d fo r t h e a n a l y s i s o f a n a r -

ditions on a drawing, the relationships between

chitectural and urban plan, with the collabora-

figure and ground as well as their composition,

tion of Yi Zhang, the Okland Museum by Roche

we created compositions that in their misread-

and Dinkeloo and the Parc de la Villete by OMA.

from

painting

and

architecture,

ings would create a catalogue of spatial condi-

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( 4 ) P U B L I C

E C H O

A LIBRARY PARK Spring 2017 Instructor: Miroslava Brooks

Located on the Parkside neighborhood in

outdoor ampitheater at the center. The progam

Philadelphia, between two areas of the neighbor-

of the stacks is broken apart and sprinked on the

hood that are currently divided by large parking

park, as well as elongated transparent spaces

lots and industrial buildings, Public echo creates

containing reading rooms as well as other public

a librar y and park that becomes a magnet bridg-

programs. Their connection in a puzzle like man-

ing a connection between west and east parkside.

ner create a hyper fragmented spaces that inter-

Drawing from the conc epts analyzed previously,

twines itself with the greener y around it. Creating

c onc eptuall y and formall y, this spa c e bec omes

a space that blurs the line between inside and

a new gravitational point on the side. Creating

outside as well as landscape and architecture.

what becomes the building itself and altering the surrounding landscapes to create a park, with an

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(C) Programatic Fragmentation.

The pink volumes

are

stacks,

the

transparent umes are

community

spaces,

and

cilities.

Park

located

altered that

the vol-

reading rooms,

classrooms,

lots

while

terraced

to

daycare and

adjaced

create

become

a

fa-

empty

a

are part

continua-

tion of Public echo. Breaking

with

the

existing

grid

and distor ting the sidewalk inwards to create ad jac ent parks. Creating continutity and a cue to the location of the library.

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( 5 ) U T A M E D T H E M A N I T O G A P AV I L I O N In collaboration with: Samia Kayyali, Mariela Hernandez, Yi Zhang, Zehua Qi Fall 2016 Instructor: Eduardo Rega

Untamed is a pavilion that aims to dis-

that

there

was

an

exploitation

and

a

violent

rupt the carefully curated site of Manitoga. Af-

domestication of the surrounding environment.

ter researching Manitoga, the estate and home

Our

o f i n du s t r i a l d e s i g n e r R u s s e l Wr i g h t , w e r e a l i z e d

tions. It acts as a disruptive mass that is placed

that there were contradictions between the the

along the path of the different curated sites.

narrative he presented and his foundati on, Both

in its description of the way in which the existing

engage and facilitate the growth of ‘unwanted’

site was a c quired to bec ome the spa c e for his

elements (for example weed, dir t and puddles).

studio and home, and in the implications behind

By doing so, the pavilion explores and engages

the actual actions that were committed to the

with what is outside of our own ‘conceptions of

s i t e . Wr i g h t ’s fo u n d a t i o n p r e s e n t i d e a s o f ‘ n a t u -

nature’ or the other side of ‘nature’ which hu-

ral’ living. In its promotion of engagement with

m a n s a n d Wr i g h t t r i e d t o t a m e o r e s c a p e fr o m .

pavilion

aims

to

rebel

against

these

ac-

Through different sized pockets it aims to

‘nature’ to visitors it puts for ward the id ea that Wr i g h t w a s o n e w i t h n at u r e . H ow ev e r , w e fo u n d

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(3)

(1)

Size B - Loop 2

Size A - Loop 2

Size A - Loop 1

Size A - Loop 1

Size A - Loop 2

Size A - Loop 1 Size A - Loop 1

Size B - Loop 2

Size B - Loop 1

THICKNESS: 0.020 INCH Concave of Loop 2 within Concave of Loop 2 + Convex of Loop 1 within Concave of Loop 2

THICKNESS: 0.040 INCH

Mirrored Loop 2 within Concave of Loop 1

(2) THICKNESS: 0.060 INCH

Convex Loop 2 within Concave of Loop 1

( A ) C r o s s i n g T h r e s h o l d s . M ap of the entire site and its paths. The diagrams show ways in which the pavili on inter venes in ea ch par t of the path in a different w a y . ( 1 ) C r o s s i n g t h e w i n d o w t h r e s h o l d , ( 2 ) O n t h e q u a r y , t h e p a v i l i o n r e d i r e c t s w a t e r . ( 3 ) Wr a p p e d a r o u n d t r e e a n d i n v a d i n g p a t h .

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