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TABLE OF CONTENT

1. BUS SHELTER

2. PARAMETRIC DESIGN

portfolio OSCAR GACIA

3. TWO-IN-ONE


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DESIGN PROGRESS

PROJECT DESCRIPTION THE PROJECT CONSIST ON A BUS STOP/SHELTER FOR THE BUS STOP OF MILLBROOK NEW YORK. THE LOCATION IS LACATED BETWEEN TWO TREERS THAT ARE NOT BEING REMOVED BUT INCORPORATED INTO THE DESIGN. THE SHELTER TOOOK A MODERN APPROACH USING THE ARC AS THE MAIN STRUCTURAL ELEMENT AND AND CREATING OPENINGS TO ALLOW VISIBILITY INTO THE STRUCTURE. THE PROJECT IS STRUCTURALLY AND DESIGN WISE ECONOMICAL AND CAN BE INCORPORATED INTO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS.

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BUS SHELTER

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PHYSICAL MODEL


parametric facade PROJECT DESCRIPTION THE PROJECT WAS DESIGN IN OR DER TO HOUSE THE WORKS OF A sALVADOR DALI. iNFLUENCED BY HIS WORK ON SUBREALISM I CREATED A WALL WITH SIX INCHES THICK PANELS. THE PANELS WILL ROTATE BY THEIR CENTER IN ORDER TO CREATE CIRCULATION AS WELL TO ALLOW NATURAL LIGHT INTO THE SPACE WHEN THE GALLERY IS OPEN. THE PANELS ARE DERRIVED FROM THE MOST FAMOUS PAINTING OF THE ARTIS. THE ILLUSION I INTENDED TO CREATE WAS THAT BY LOOKING AT THE PANES ON THE SIDE ONE CAN ONLY SEE A SURFACE WITH EXTRUDING CURVES BUT WHEN SEEING FROM THE FRONT THE IMAGE

Storefront is located in a unique triangular ground-level space on Kenmare Street in the Chinatown/Little Italy/Soho area of New York City. Situated on a major downtown thoroughfare between three radically different cultural sectors, Storefront attracts a diverse audience. Nearly 100 feet long, the gallery tapers from 20 feet to 3 feet at its west end.

IS CLEARLY VISIBLE.

SITE LOCATION

97 Kenmare Street new York, NY 10012 Storefront for Art and Architecture 97 Kenmare St. New York, NY 10012 T: +1.212.431.5795 F: +1.212.431.5755 info@storefrontnews.org Director Joseph Grima Board of Directors Peter Guggenheimer President Carlos Brillembourg Madeline Burke-Vigeland Beatriz Colomina Belmont Freeman Susan Hakkarainen Campbell Hyers

Lauren Kogod Laura Kurgan Michael Manfredi William Menking Linda Pollak Lindy Roy Artur Walther Charles Renfro

The Façade project In 1993, Storefront commissioned a collaborative building project by artist Vito Acconci and architect Steven Holl. The project replaced the existing façade with a series of wall panels that pivot vertically or horizontally, enabling the entire length of the building to open directly onto the street. Storefront’s façade is now regarded by many as a contemporary architectural landmark and is visited each year by thousands of artists, architects, and students from around the world. The façade exemplifies Storefront’s commitment to alternative architectural and artistic practices.

The place is shaped like a slice of pizza, and it’s not much bigger, but there’s nothing small about the visions on view at Storefront for Art and Architecture. Art exhibitions at Storefront, which operates on a shoestring, have been putting museums to shame for years. — The New Yorker

proposed working area

DESIGN PROCESS


proposed floor plans

parametric panels perspective view

closet exhibition

exterior view

open exibition

interior view


two-in-one

CONCEPT: SPACE PSYCHOLOGY

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

DESIGN PRIOCESS: INITIAL IDEAS

two sibling have bought the top two floors of a five story apartment building. the brother is a writter and single. he work from home and requires a working space. the sister jane is married and has two kids. jane works as a television producer and her husdan is a graphic desighner and works from home. john and jane will need to have their ow appartment ,but a t the same time they will share a double height space enclosed by a parametric wall that will be the main architecture element in the project. the stairs will also lead them to the roof a place wich both share.

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proposed floor plans


resume Oscar Garcia 1217 39th street, Brooklyn, New York 11218 (347) 485-2451 og_scarin@yahoo.com Objective

Internship Position in Architecture

Education

New York City College of Technology Bachelor of Architecture technology Degree, current

Class Level: Junior

Completed 2nd year of Architecture Design

GPA: 3.4 Dean’s List

Area of Interest

Contemporary Architecture

Coursework •

Materials of Construction

Construction Methods

Structural Systems

Site planning

Architectural Design & Drawing I, II, III, IV.

Principles of Structures

Computer Generated Drawings

Skill Highlights •

Auto Cad

Revit

Adobe Photoshop CS5

IN-DESING

ILLUSTRATOR

Rhynoceros (parametric Design)

• 3DS MAx •

Hand Drafting

Collages

Sketching

Drawing

Oscar Garcia Portfolio  

Here is some of the work i've done in my Architecture studio classes @ New York City College Technology.

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