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EVERYONE.MY.AGE.REMEMBERS.WHERE.THEY.WERE.AND.WHAT.THEY. WERE.DOING.WHEN.THEY.FIRST.HEARD.ABOUT.THE.CONTEST..I.WAS. SITTING.IN.MY.HIDEOUT.WATCHING.CARTOONS.WHEN.THE. NEWS.BULLETIN.BROKE.IN.ON.MY.VIDEO.FEED..ANNOUNCING.THAT. JAMES.HALLIDAY.HAD.DIED.DURING.THE.NIGHT..ID.HEARD. OF.HALLIDAY..OF.COURSE..EVERYONE.HAD..HE.WAS.THE.VIDEOGAME. DESIGNER.RESPONSIBLE.FOR.CREATING.THE.OASIS..A.MASSIVELY. MULTIPLAYER.ON..LINE.GAME.THAT.HAD.GRADUALLY.EVOLVED. INTO.THE.GLOBALLY.NETWORKED.VIRTUAL.REALITY.MOST. OF.HUMANITY.NOW.USED.ON.A.DAILY.BASIS..THE.UNPRECEDENTED. SUCCESS.OF.THE.OASIS.HAD.MADE.HALLIDAY.ONE.OF.THE. WEALTHIEST.PEOPLE.IN.THE.WORLD..AT.FIRST..I.COULDNT. UNDERSTAND.WHY.THE.MEDIA.WAS.MAKING.SUCH.A.BIG.DEAL. OF.THE.BILLIONAIRES.DEATH..AFTER.ALL..THE.PEOPLE.OF.PLANET. EARTH.HAD.OTHER.CONCERNS..THE.ONGOING.ENERGY.CRISIS.. CATASTROPHIC.CLIMATE.CHANGE..WIDESPREAD.FAMINE.. POVERTY..AND.DISEASE..HALF.A.DOZEN.WARS..YOU.KNOW..DOGS. AND.CATS.LIVING.TOGETHER.MASS.HYSTERIA..NORMALLY.. THE.NEWS..FEEDS.DIDNT.INTERRUPT.EVERYONES.INTERACTIVE. SITCOMS.AND.SOAP.OPERAS.UN..LESS.SOMETHING.REALLY. MAJOR.HAD.HAPPENED..LIKE.THE.OUTBREAK.OF.SOME.NEW.KILLER. VIRUS..OR.ANOTHER.MAJOR.CITY.VANISHING.IN.A.MUSHROOM. CLOUD..BIG.STUFF.LIKE.THAT..AS.FAMOUS.AS.HE.WAS..HALLIDAYS. DEATH.SHOULD.HAVE. WAR..RANTED. ONLY.A.B.RIEF. SEGMENT.ON.THE. EVENING.NEWS..SO.THE. UNWASHED.MASSES.COULD.SHAKE.THEIR. HEADS.IN.ENVY.WHEN.THE.NEWSCASTERS. ANNOUNCED.THE.OB..SCENELY.LARGE.AMOUNT.OF.MONEY.THAT. WOULD.BE.DOLED.OUT.TO.THE.RICH.MANS.HEIRS.BUT.THAT.WAS. THE.RUB..JAMES.HALLIDAY.HAD.NO.HEIRS..HE.HAD.DIED.A.SIXTY.. SEVEN..YEAR..OLD.BACHELOR..WITH.NO.LIVING.RELATIVES.AND.. BY.MOST.ACCOUNTS..WITHOUT.A.SINGLE.FRIEND..HED.SPENT.THE. LAST.FIFTEEN.YEARS.OF.HIS.LIFE.IN.SELF..IMPOSED.ISOLATION.. DURING.WHICH.TIME.IF.THE.RU..MORS.WERE.TO.BE.BELIEVED. HED.GONE.COMPLETELY.INSANE..SO.THE.REAL.JAW..DROPPING. NEWS.THAT.JANUARY.MORNING..THE.NEWS.THAT.HAD.EVERYONE. FROM.TORONTO.TO.TOKYO.CRAPPING.IN.THEIR.CORNFLAKES

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Emma Riordan

phone 314-800-5269 email emmacelesteriordan@gmail.com web issuu.com/emmariordan


Expereince Pendulum 2018 Gensler 2017

Architectural Designer Helped develop and worked on design proposals for Baseball and Soccer Stadiums Architecture Intern Worked on several Sports projects including a High School Gymnasium, a Professional Training Facility, and a Sports Arena

Education University of Kansas 2013-2018

Masters of Architecture 5 year NCARB accredited program

Skills Digital Phisical Other

Revit | Rhino | Sketchup | Adoble CC - Ai - Id - Ps | CAD | Microsoft Office | Enscape Sketching | Model Making Ceramics | Spanish - Fluent

Achievements 2017 2013 2013

AIAFLA 2017 Design Award Winner - Merit Award for Unbuilt Design Emerson Young Artist Showcase LHWHS Student Showcase

Involvement AIAS 2015-2018 Art In Action 2009-2013 Set Design 2009-2013

Participating and helping in Chapter activities. Atending and represending KU at forum as well as helping run fundraising. President. In charge of Organizing and Running the Art Charity Club, Raising funds for Art Education in Schools Helped Design and worked on the Theater Sets for: The Miracle Worker, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Wizard of Oz

Publications KU Co-Op 2017 Research Garden Ale Brewing Co. Comprehensive

https://issuu.com/emmariordan/docs/ku_co-op_2017 https://issuu.com/emmariordan/docs/garden_ale_brewing_co

Travels Resident Traveler


Garden Ale Brew. Co. Spring 2017 1-12

Pier City, North Beach Village Fall 2016 13-20

UCD Animal Research Facility Spring 2016 21-28

Tulane University Culinary Institute Spring 2015 29-36

Eco Machine Spring 2017 37-40

Artistic Studies Spring 2017 41-44


Garden Ale Brew. Co. Kansas City, MO

During this project I had the pleasure of working with Jacob Albracht and Michaela Hoefer. Located in Kansas City’s Crossroads district, we were asked to design a Microbrewery between the Kaufman Center and KCMO’s public trolley. The Crossroads over time has developed a cultural identity as an Arts district in the city. By incorporating community gathering spaces we hoped to create a space that would take advantage of the community events centered around the district and create a new community hot spot. We had a desire to connect the trolley pathway with the Kaufman. As there was no pedestrian access we decided to create a pedestrian “bridge” between both locations. A key design incentive for us was the desire to create a sustainable building and business. When considering what to design we first had to think about how all aspects of the building and its materials would have to be accounted for in an attempt to keep the building at a Net 0. We developed a system where by all materials both in construction and in the running of the business would be sourced sustainably or sourced on site, and any leftover byproducts of production would be recycled or composted. One defining feature is the greenhouse that encompasses the majority of our building, providing a beautiful interior and exterior environment as well as insulation for the building, and a growing environment for food prepared for the restaurant.


Garden Ale Brew. Co. - Location and Process

Extend Axis

Create Edge


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Define Volume

Enable Axis


Garden Ale Brew. Co. - Cycles and Sustainability

sun water treatment building brew water solar panels river

eco machine

battery

building grey water

power grid

irrigation

water collection

dog treats

pig feed

factory

animal food

building

farmers market

greenhouse

selected materials

restaurant

sustainable sources

vegetable farmer

compost

recycled fertilizer

grain farmer


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summer air circulation

summer sun

winter air circulation

winter sun


Garden Ale Brew. Co. - Plans

Level -1

Level 1

Gallery

Restaurant

Brewery

Restrooms

Restrooms

Kitchen

Services, Storage, Circulation

Greenhouse

Stairwells and Elevators

Services, Storage, Circulation Stairwells and Elevators


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Level 2

Level 3

Brewery

Greenhouse

Restaurant

Services, Storage, Circulation

Restrooms

Stairwells and Elevators

Greenhouse Services, Storage, Circulation Stairwells and Elevators


Garden Ale Brew. Co. - Axonometric Diagrams Structure vierendeel truss steel members concrete foundation

Liquid Circulation brewing tanks black water grey water potable water beer eco machine heat management water storage

Level -1


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Level 1

Level 2

Level 3


Garden Ale Brew. Co. - Detailing


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Section 1

Section 2

mullion operable louvers roof glazing curtain wall glazing air gap vierendeel truss tension cable secondary cables spider connection

vierendeel truss top cord metal cap flashing trellis trellis bracket exterior wood cladding furring strips vapor barrier rigid insulation soil rubber membrane drain vierendeel truss lower cord window framing operable window

Section 3

Section 4

mullion operable louvers ventilation base plate vapor barrier concrete foundation rigid insulation vapor barrier

operable window flashing window framing metal framing gypsum metal base plate flashing exterior protection board metal plate concrete on metal deck steel bracket duct dropped ceiling

Section 5 section 1 section 2 section 3 section 4 section 5

vapor barrier rigid insulation concrete foundation interior cladding gypsum slate tile backer board subfloor duct concrete slab rigid insulation drainage system concrete footing


Pier City, North Beach Fort Lauderdale, FL

In this Group Project I worked with Quentin Rabu and Claire Ryan. We were asked to design a comprehensive system that could be duplicated throughout the coast in Florida and would cope with Climate Change. In developing our design, we assumed the water would rise 6’ within the next 100 years. As a group we developed a Pier System that allowed water to flow under the city, encouraging nature to reoccupy the edge between human and animal habitation. This edge would be encouraged by tearing apart the exiting impervious roadways and concrete pathways and replacing them with bioswales. Then as the bioswales became unable to control the water, pier pathways would be incrementally developed. A big priority for us was to allow residents power over their domain. By creating this system we allow each property owner the possibility of allowing their building to decay elegantly and become an animal habitat, or adapt to allow water underneath using the rule system we developed. We would allow different blocks to come up with their own concept or design, which would allow them to enact their preferred mobility and circulation. We designed the structure so that as the water level rises the habitat will slowly develop. Eventually, as there is substantial water, it will be fairly simple to fashion a canal to create a water boulevard with commercial space on either side.


Pier City, North Beach Village - Time-line

Bioswales

Original Landscape

Stage 1

Pier Sidewalks Pier Roads

Canal Elegant Decay Raise on Platform Build Up

Stage 2

Stage 3


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Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Elegant Decay Remove hazardous materials and structures from decrepit buildings, and encourage nature to take over. This will create a natural habitat for local ecology.

Raise on Platform New Buildings will be required to build elevated platform foundations. This will allow water to pass below without harming the buildings.

Build Up Existing tall buildings will use lower floors to protect the upper floors, and new buildings could be built taller in order to preempt the oncoming water.


Pier City, North Beach Village - Site Plan


Preserve and Elevate Historically Relevant Buildings

Create New Elevated Buildings

Allow for Elegant Decay of Abandoned Buildings Adapt Existing High-rise Structures by Abandoning Bottom Floor


Pier City, North Beach Village - Floor Plans


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Maintenance Tower Vertical Circulation 2 Story 3br Single Story 1br 2 Story 2br 2 Story 1br Single Story 1 br Single Story 3br


UCD Animal Research Facility Dublin, Ireland

Ireland is known for their high quality Dairy and Beef. As such, much research has gone into the development and study of the cattle industry. UCD, as a main pioneer in Animal Research, is one of the principle groups who help with this development. UCD has an existing research Farm in Kildare. Though their animal facilities are among the best in the world, the research facilities have been left as a second priority. In an effort to revitalize the human “residents� we were commissioned to design a new animal research facility. On-site they had a historic Walled Garden that gave form to my internal courtyards. I was also inspired by traditional Farm Vernacular, and I developed a system of trusses along with concrete boxes that allowed for a comfortable Human Space. As the humans in the space had been neglected and shoved into a corner of the farm, a key component I wanted to focus on was the ability to scale the design and allow for the organic growth of the building in future decades.


UCD Animal Research Facility- Elevations, Sections, and Plan

North Elevation

East Section

East Section

South Section


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Outdoor Pavilion

Storage and Maintenance

Education

Student Areas

WC

Private Offices


UCD Animal Research Facility- Axonometric, and Structural Isometric

The structural system I developed is purposefully reproducible and scalable. By creating a formulaic system of operations, the building can be quickly adapted and added to. Though the core “blocks� will need to be pored on site, the flexible work spaces can largely be prefabricated and only assembled on site.


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Roof System Horizontal Framing Truss

Truss Framing Concrete Column Timber Column


Wall System 2mm - Mineral Render Finish 4mm - Bonding Render 20mm - Mineral Render Undercoat 18mm - Plywood - Waterproof Membrane 150mm - Rigid Insulation - Vapor Barrier 32mm - Baton services 12mm - Gypsum Wall Board


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Roof System

Structure Glulam Heavy Timber Frame

Floor System 25mm - Polished Concrete with Large Aggregate 75mm - Reinforced Concrete Platform 25mm - Acoustic Insulation 18mm - Plywood

1mm - Standing seam zinc aluminum alloy ruffing 24mm - Batons 27mm - Roof Decking - Waterproof Membrane 18mm - Plywood 150mm - Rigid Insulation 18mm - Plywood - Vapor Barrier 24mm - Batons 12mm - Gypsum Wall Board


Tulane Culinary Institute New Orleans, LA

The College of Medicine at Tulane University has spearheaded medical education by having culinary classes to help their future patients suffering from eating disorders such as obesity. I designed a comprehensive culinary institution with several extra programmatic features to encourage its use, not only by the students, but by local residents and those looking for a nice meal. While studying the French Quarter, I fell in love with its Grid and abstracted my own grid. This consisted of “block” units as well as pedestrian and vehicular pathways. I designated each piece of the program a specific number of block units. Then I had them create a dense edge, much like blocks in the French Quarter, around my site. I used the “pathways” to help arrange pedestrian traffic on the site.


Tulane Culinary Institute - Process and Grid Circulation Block

Circulation

Sidewalk Road Sidewalk Abstract grid from French Quarter

Create a Dense Edge and sparse center

Rearrange Program Using Black Units

Fill in Grid to Accommodate Circulation and Internal Spaces


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Tulane University Culinary Institute -Plans Level 1 Commercial Education WC Cooking Services and Circulation


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Level 2 Commercial Education WC Cooking Services and Circulation


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Eco Machine Lawrence, KS

The Eco Machine is a Research Education Center that focuses on sustainable practice. The centers’ main job is to convert waste water into potable water. The building site is located on the KU campus between Wescoe and Budig Hall. The Concept for the Eco Machine was developed by John Tod, whoes work I used as a reference for much of my own. I chose to use the existing geometric environment to influence my own form. The main orthogonal form is influenced by Wescoe’s more rigid orthogonal structure, while the wetlands on the Budig side respond to that hall’s less rigid form. The Eco Machine, as well as serving to research this process, would serve to educate students about Sustainability and all the opportunities that can arise while developing sustainable features. That is why I designed the building to have a passive heating and cooling system.


Eco Machine - Section and Process

Place Entry at Top of Hill

Extrude box over site

Step down to allow access at the bottom


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Lobby

Stage 1 Filtering / Bathrooms

Stage 2 filtering / Private Offices

Stage 3 Filtering / Private Labs/ Touch Pool

Extrude box over site to allow natural light

Create Waters scape for filtration

Create tube to allow cross traffic


Artistic studies

I have always had an interest in Art, and have over the years have accumulated a small collection of pieces. I have had the pleasure of exhibiting some of my art in several young Artist Shows. Art has been a hobby for me and I am glad I have had the opportunity to continue to pursue this interest.


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A -A B -B C -C D -D E - E F - F G -G H-H I -I J -J K - K L -L M -M N-N O-O P -P Q-Q R -R S -S T -T U -U V -V W-W X -X Y -Y Z -Z

When I was 10 developed a scyfer in order to pass notes in class. To this day I can still read it and love how dynamic a design it was. I decided to use the text of one of my favorite books, Ready Player One.

Thank you


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Emma Riordan Portfolio  

Architecture Portfolio, KU, 2018

Emma Riordan Portfolio  

Architecture Portfolio, KU, 2018

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