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14 DESIGN PORTFOLIO 18 CHEYENNE YSABEL ALEJANDRINO LAXA
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COMMUNE: MIXED USE
08 MUSEUM LOBBY
09 MUSEUM EXHIBIT
SIGLO: PHILIPPINE PAVILION
02 OPERABLE ROOF WINDOW. MARINE PLYWOOD.
ILLUSION OF ROOF AND WALL BEING ONE AS IT EXTENDS FROM THE APEX TO THE GROUND.
KUBLIHAN PROJECT YEAR: 2014
the kublihan is a quadruplex transition shelter for calamity victims, a project in tribute to typhoon haiyan of 2013 that left many ﬁlipons homeless. the project required the use of marine plywood as the main building material in accordance a side competition entitled “Building with PF Plywood and LVL”. usin a moden day adaptation of the bahay kubo as using its concept, the aim was to allow the calamity victims to reconnect with their ﬁlipino roots as well as serve as a reminder of how durable and strong our national housing unit has proven to be during calamities and through out time.
R O O F - W A L L CONSTRUCTED FROM BAMBOO-FRAMED BAMBOO STRIPS JOINED BY FRICTION TIGHT ROPE CONNECTION/BOLTS.
HARDWOOD STILTS TO RAISE ENTIRE UNIT ABOVE GROUND.
OPERABLE LOUVERS FOR NATURAL LIGHT AND VENTILATION.
04 OPERABLE LOUVERS.
COMMUNE PROJECT YEAR: 2015 the commune is a mixed use multi-level carpark facility situated in the heart of bonifacio global city, the facility aims to cater surrounding ofﬁce buildings and also provide a place of security and rest for drivers and citizens within the area. inspi inspired by the movement of the philippine flag, making use of its soft flow to give it a sense of calmness whilst also exuding strength and ﬁrmness through time. given the use of the structure, natural light and ventilation is of prime consideration.
GREEN ROOF WITH VIEW OF LIGHTWELL THAT SEPARATES THE ACCESS RAMP FROM THE PARKING SPACES.
MESH SCREEN NATURAL LIGHT VENTILATION.
06 OPEN-AIR HALLWAYS FOR NATURAL LIGHT AND VENTILATION.
INDIGENOUS CRAFTWORK MUSEUM PROJECT YEAR: 2018 UNDERGRADUATE THESIS
S C E N I C CONNECTIONS TO BRING THE OUTSIDE TO THE INSIDE. *VISUALIZATION BY FREELANCE ARTIST
the indigenous craftwork museum is a component of the cultural center of the philippines (CCP) development. a museum dedicated to the different crafts of the indigenous peoples within the philippines wherein the general public have the oppor tunity to gain knowledge and information, as well as learn ďŹ rst hand from the different workshops and activities provided by the museum. wit the goal of allowing indigenous craftwork to stay with relevant while being conscious of cultural appropriation, the concept of interweaving concrete vernacularism is taken to serve as a reminder that this art form can be taken into the modern-day setting for cultural continuation through representation of concrete and natural materials and forms.
SLOPED ROOF MIMICING BAHAY KUBO THATCHED ROOF, USING E TCHED GLASS TO MIMIC FOLIAGE.
LAYERED WALKWAYS TO MIMIC NATURAL LANDSCAPES.
*VISUALIZATION BY FREELANCE ARTIST
MUSEUM LOBBY PROJECT YEAR: 2018 UNDERGRADUATE THESIS
as a par t of the indigenous craftwork museum project, the lobby highlights a circular balcony that overlooks the entire space- the balcony is made to be used as an introductory exhibit space while looking over a circularperformance space. its tall columns are ďŹ nished with a stone like material that have growth rings, like of wood, embedded on them. th entire space is characterized by clean lines and a the bright and neutral environment.
MUSEUM EXHIBIT PROJECT YEAR: 2018 UNDERGRADUATE THESIS
as a par t of the indigenous craftwork museum project, the exhbit leans toward a more modern/brutalistic approach. its ceiling is made up of led ceiling panels to give a uniform amount of light all through out the room. i n contrast to its concrete walls and flooring, the furniture chosen for the space are easily characterized by soft, vibrant, and cozy pieces that feature traditional patterns.
SIGL0 PROJECT YEAR: 2016 HAND-MADE SCALE MODEL
found in the astana exposition of 2017, siglo is a pavilion that is designed to represent the philippines. the project called for a non-linear pavilion to be located in the city of astana, kazhakstan. the pavilion aimed to mimic natural landscapes that best descibe the philippine aesthetic, therefore making use of the intricate details in terraced landscaping.
Selected works as an undergraduate Architecture student.