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Outer structure

1/4� Sheet metal plates

Glazing sandwiched in-between


Washington Street Waterfront Housing Project The Embarcadero, San Francisco


Washington Street Physical Model

Washington Street Physical Model

Gregory Taylor SOM - Summer 2008

Washington Street Housing

SOM

SUMMER INTERNSHIP

As a part of my experience at SOM, I was personally responsible for the digital modelling and 3D visualisations for both the Washington Street and the Folsom Projects in San Francisco. The Washington Street high end loft project is currently under the entitlement process.

401 Folsom Street, San Francisco


width = ((curve between) *.005)

d = distance between cells

Program Spaces In Sequence of closed and opened skin 1.) Enclosed Garden 2.) Entry Sequence 3.) Public Circulation 4.) Men’s/Women’s Restrooms 5.) Classrooms 6.) Lecture Auditorium

(7.) Visualization AuditoriaLecture Auditorium 8.) Video Suite 9.) esdemona Flight Simulator Hangars 10.) MEP/HVAC Loading Dock 11.) Men’s/Women’s Locker Rooms

Gregory Taylor GSD - Fall 2008

Flight Simulator Facility United States Air Force Academy


Gregory Taylor GSD - Fall 2008


Situated along one of the most rich sources of noise pollution, the premise of the building is to modulate the sounds of the site and design them into interesting configurations. The building provides the infrastructure to achieve a variety installation configurations and ideas. People are able to directly influence the modulation of the sound.

Sound is music that has not yet been encoded. To achieve a synthesis between online social music networks and physical space, I used materiality to change and alter and manipulate space.


This project investigates the sustainability of noise pollution. The site was chosen because it is the loudest area in Manhattan. These diagrams illustrate the intent to modulate and organize the noise into a series of rhythms.

Site strategy

Location of performance art spaces

Sonic Garden Social outdoor waterfront circulation


Echo chamber

Sound Sources

Vibration (bass) chamber er

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m roo ley fx Fo film

t en e Sil ac sp

sal ear reh ace sp

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Performance Spaces

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Rehearsal Space

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Exhibition Hall

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n sio ses s Jam room

Sonic Garden n g-i Plu eet ce str man r rfo pe

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Greg Taylor's Architecture Portfolio  

Work Samples from Harvard GSD, RMJM, SOM, Cal Poly

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