BeSpoke Bike Collective
Design Studio II Professor: Dan Hoffman and Elpitha Tsoutsounakis Location: Portland, OR Duration: 5 Weeks
The Bacardi Offices in Mexico City, designed by Mies van der Rohe, became the precedent for the design of the bike collective.
Massing and Context
2 The flow of traffic approaches the site from the park blocks to the south.
3 The flow of traffic from the park blocks cuts through the solid mass, creating a cantilever that extends out over the block.
4 Programmatic elements are elevated from the street level, allowing for minimal interruption of traffic running through the park.
Basic building form, without programming allocated.
Circulation and common shop area identified.
Volume extruded, and with it, circulation is established.
Individual shop areas established.
1 Built up to the sidewalk, the BeSpoke Bicycle Collective matches the height of the adjacent Federal Building. Building Program and Form
This portfolio was submitted to the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley for the M. Arch program.