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Diana Jih MLA l 2018


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WATERSHED / TERRITORIAL ECOLOGIES

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GARDEN FOR ALL SEASONS

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WATERFRONT / PUBLIC LANDSCAPES

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URBAN FOREST / FR ANKLIN PARK

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GR ADING PLAN

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GR ASSHOPPER PATTERNING OPER ATIONS PROFESSIONAL

Index

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CHILDRENS’ MUSEUM

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GREEN ROOF ART / CR AFT

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MATERIAL EXPLOR ATION | STUFF-TO-SCALE EXHIBIT

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WOODWORKING COMPETITIONS / WORKSHOPS

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LINEAR TUNNEL PARK | INFR ASTRUCTURE ADAPTATION

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GRID STRUCTURES MODULAR BUILDING


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Final Exhibit for Guantanamo: Land Between Rivers, Redefining territory and its local economy through the empowerment of the watershed (Collaborators | Madeleine Aronson, Mariel Collard, Kevin Jin He, Hanying Li, Nick Lynch, Ann Salerno, Rhea Shah, Na Wang, Ziwei Ye, Min Yeo)

Guantanamo Watershed, Cuba: Aquifer + Estuary conditions + processes (rain shadow effect, dams, industry, storms, mangrove + algal habitats) (Collaborators | Madeleine Aronson, Rhea Shah)


Watershed Topography, Guantanamo

MLA I Core Studio (spring 2017) Territorial Ecologies Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Pierre B elanger , B elinda Tato Collaborators | Madeleine Aronson , Rhea S hah , Nick Lynch

Salinity + Sedimentation Core Strata (made collaboratively with Nick Lynch)

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Watershed, Guantanamo


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MLA I Core Studio (spring 2017) Territorial Ecologies Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Pierre B elanger , B elinda Tato


Lost Coastline of Guantanamo Bay (wood etching)


MLA I Core Studio (spring 2017) Territorial Ecologies Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Pierre B elanger , B elinda Tato Collaborators | Madeleine Aronson , Rhea S hah

Mangrove salinity tolerance

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Mangrove morphology + sedimentation (drawings done collaboratively)


Vegetation, parking, + paving 1:300 (site model made colaboratively with Andy Park)


Landform + parking study model (site model and topo made collaboratively with Andy Park)

Toyo Ito Tokyo Studio (fall 2017) Garden for All S easons , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Toyo Ito, Jun Yanagisawa , Julia Li

Landform sketch

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Site aerial


Tree Species

Spread

Height

Spring

Summer

Fall

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5

folly, screen

Japanese Crepe Myrtle, Lagerstroemia fauriei

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10

screen

Japanese Stewartia, Stewartia pseudocamellia

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9

folly

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30

screen

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light screen, light branching

yellow leaves

Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum

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5

folly

red leaves

Chinese Juniper, Juniperus chinensis

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12

screen

Japanese Locust, Gleditsia japonica

Mochi Tree, Ilex integra

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6

folly

Unshu Mikan, Citrus unshiu or Citrus Trifoliata

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10

screen

Japanese Black Pine, Pinus thenbergii

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8

folly

Japanese Red Pine, Pinus densiflora

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9

folly

Summer

Winter

red leaves

Cherry Plum, Prusnus cerasifera ‘Krauter Vesuvius’ or ‘Newport’

Japanese Poplar, Populus maximowiczii

Spring

Density / Habit

flowers

orange, mottled bark

flowers

flowers

red, yellow leaves

grey, orange, mottled bark

yellow leaves

white bark

sculptural branching

evergreen

flowers

flowers

evergreen

fruit

evergreen

evergreen

evergreen


Height

Density / Habit

Frangrant Olive, Osmanthus fragran

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3

screen

Downy Cherry, Prusnus tomentosa

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2

folly, irregular

Spotted Laurel or Gold Dust Tree, Aucuba japonica

1.5

2

screen

Orange Osmanthus, Osmanthus fragrans var. aurantiacus

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3

screen

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1

folly, twisting branches

Sacred or Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina domestica

Autumn Sunset Azalea, (Autumn Sunset Encore)

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1

screen

Japanese aralia ‘Spider’s Web,’ Fatsia japonica

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2

folly

Eight Handed Plant, Fatsia japonica

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2

folly

Box-Leafed Holly, Ilex crenata

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2

screen, compact, upright

Spreading Yew, Taxus cuspidata

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3

screen

Japanese Garden Juniper, Juniperus procumbens

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2

folly

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter

aromatic scent

flowers

orange, mottled bark

dense massing flowers

flowers

spotted leaves

fruit

flowers with aromatic blossoms

flowers

flowers

flowers

fruit

flowers

evergreen, white speckled leaves

flowers

flowers

evergreen

evergreen

flowers

evergreen

evergreen

Toyo Ito Tokyo Studio (fall 2017) Garden for All S easons , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Toyo Ito, Jun Yanagisawa , Julia Li

Spread

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Shrub Species


Materialembankment collection + nano-scale images taken with SEM microscope by all team members at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Seawall + BBQ seating 1:100


Toyo Ito Tokyo Studio (fall 2017) Garden for All S easons , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Toyo Ito, Jun Yanagisawa , Julia Li

View from seawall embankment (site model made collaboratively with Andy Park)

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Seawall embankment seating ramp detail


Material collection nano-scale images taken with patio SEM microscope by all team members at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Seasonal vegetation+for dining area + open engawa 1:200


Toyo Ito Tokyo Studio (fall 2017) Garden for All S easons , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Toyo Ito, Jun Yanagisawa , Julia Li

Parking detail (site model made collaboratively with Andy Park)

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Parking lot + museum vegetation detail


Boston Seaport: Permeability diagram


Study model: low tide

MLA I Core Studio (Fall 2015) Typologies of the Urban Public L andscape , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Gary Hilderbrand, Jane Hutton , Luis Callejas

Existing conditions

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Boston Seaport


Hand drawn 1/2 scale (Collaborators | Charlotte Leib, Ahran Won)


Estuarine mixing of fresh and salt water

MLA I Core Studio (Fall 2015) Typologies of the Urban Public Landscape, Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Gary Hilderbrand, Jane Hutton, Alistair McIntosh

Wetland planting of cattails (Typha)

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Study model: freshwater runoff


Franklin Park (Boston) final model: Urban Forest

Old + New Growth


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MLA I Core Studio (S pring 2016) Typologies of the Urban Public L andscape , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Anita B errizbeitia , S ilvia B enedito, Jill Desimini

Detail model


Franklin Park (Boston)final model: Planting plan + Circulation 1:200


Playstructure final model: puddingstone slide

Playstructure: puddingstone slide 1”=2’

MLA I Core Studio (S pring 2016) Typologies of the Urban Public L andscape , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | Anita B errizbeitia , S ilvia B enedito, Jill Desimini

New pine tree growth: 1”=1’ + 1”=2”

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Old to new growth transition: 1”=30’


MLA | Ecologies , Techniques , Technologies ll (S pring 2016) Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructors | L aura Solano, Thomas Ryan Collaborator | Charlotte Leib

Landform Grading Plan 1�=40’ (I designed and graded berms and path. The model was made collaboratively.)

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MLA I Pre -S emester Core Studio (Fall 2016) Urban A ssemblies | Grasshopper Workshop, Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructor | Jonathan Scelsa

Patterns made through operations of proximity, scale, rotation, + distribution in a phylogenetic tree


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Existing void lobby condition + outdoor exhibit opportunities for connecting interior programs

Old + New Growth

Existing main entrance (above) + ba


DaVision Design E xternship (winter 2017) National Taiwan Science E duction Center 1st floor exterior + Green Roof, Taipei , Taiwan Principal | Chung -H sun Wu

Proposed green wall (above) + interactive LED wall (below)

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ack entrance (below) facade analysis


Viewshed analysis on roof

Green roof surface diagram

Tilted plane and r

Perspective study o


of decking material Proposed deck, urban farm, meadow, lawn

DaVision Design E xternship (winter 2017) National Taiwan Science E duction Center 1st floor exterior + Green Roof, Taipei , Taiwan Principal | Chung -H sun Wu

Tilted plane + urban agriculture study model (base model made by previous interns)

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ramp study model


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Material collection + nano-scale images taken with SEM microscope by all team members at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences


fortyK Gallery E xhibit (2017) stuff -to - scale Collaborators | S u -Yeon Choi , Nathalie Mitchell

Study sketch + model

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Plan for interactive design laboratory + immersive installation


Immersive installation of material research of “banal� materials at the nano-scale which inspired forms built with same materials at their 1-1 scale

Process photo: foam + trace paper

Process photo: plywood

Process photo: cardboard


Material exploration fortyK Gallery E xhibit (2017) stuff -to - scale Collaborators | S u -Yeon Choi , Nathalie Mitchell

USB microscope + projector

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Interactive design lab


Woodworking coarse project: “breadboard” door detail


Finger joints detail

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B uild -A-B ox , or The Whale Tail (2013) Materials | sapele mahogany,brass fixtures

Process photos: constructed at StaakMoore Woodworking (Philadelphia)


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Ramp “Folds� into tunnel for access + light (I worked on plan, sections, light + paving patterns, + entrance rendering)

Tunnel plan: existing vents, proposed perforations and plantings


Phase 1: Light installation

Philadelphia Center for Architecture 2016 Competition E ntry | Transforming the Tunnel | The R ail Park Collaborators | Ana Cristina Garcia , Matt Moffitt

Phase 2: Entrance grove

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Light + paving patterns


Outdoor installation designed by Andres Sevtsuk. I helped build this in the backyard of the GSD’s Gund Hall and participated in the workshop to learn Python based Rhino script for generating grid-structures, which are inexpensive CNC -milled panels that are suited for fast assembly. (Photos by Maggie Janik)

Workshop models of structures designed collaboratively.

Process photo: assembly

Process photo: construction


Process photo: assembly

Grid -Structure Workshop (Fall 2016) City Form L ab , Harvard Graduate School of Design Instructor | Andres S evtsuk

Detail photo

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Process photo: fastening bolts


“genuine Joy of Painting forgery� (2012) Found landscape painting covered in gold spray paint.

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