Index restaurant DAR hotel SAHN Rosenwald apartments Barr residence sustainable mini home combo table space planning Charles Moore gallery
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restaurant DAR project description A new construction, 2,000 square foot restaurant space attached to a hotel in Casablanca, Morocco. The restaurant design will coordinate with a hotel, in terms of location and concept.
concept The Moroccans are very friendly and come together for holidays, meals, and various festivals. The various landscapes found in Morocco, along with local food bring bright warm colors into their architecture and design. A mixture of old and new design combines together to create a warm, inviting space where locals and tourists can gather together for a classic Moroccan meal.
Floor Plan 6
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1. entrance from hotel 2. entrance from street 3. host 4. main dining room 5. bar 6. point of sale 7. menâ€™s restroom 8. womenâ€™s restroom 9. large private dining 10. small private dining
Booth Dining Area wood booth
Bar Area bar stools
Private Dining Room wallcovering
wood table & chairs
Main Dining Area paint
hotel SAHN description A new construction hotel attached to a restaurant in Casablanca, Morocco, will be designed to coordinate with the restaurant, location and align with the concept.
concept The Moroccans are very friendly and come together for holidays, meals, and various festivals. The various landscapes found in Morocco, along with flavorful local food bring bright warm colors into their architecture and design. A mixture of old and new design combines together to create a warm, inviting space where tourists feel welcomed with the comforts of home.
Floor Plan 7
1. foyer 2. powder room 3. suite bathroom 4. master bedroom 5. living room 6. kitchen 7. dining area
Suite Living Room countertop
chairs & pillows
Suite Media Wall accent paint
Suite Bathroom vanity
Rosenwald Apartments description The Rosenwald Apartements are located in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicagoâ€™s South Side. The apartments are to be homes for mixed income families. This studio apartment is to become the home of a young couple.
concept The Bronzeville neighborhood is the home of some famous African Americans. Bessie Colman who grew up in Bronzeville, was the first African American female pilot and became the concept for the apartment. She liked to take risks and was a dare-devil in the air. Barnstorming became the inspiration for the apartment and furniture design. The can and was
idea of flight and chasing your dreams be seen as well. Bessie chased her dreams literally soared above the others. Her dream to be a pilot and she made that happen.
Floor Plan 2
1. foyer 2. bathroom 3. living room 4. sleep & work area 5. dining area 6. kitchen 6
Living Room paint
flooring coffee table
Sleeping Area decor
desk top & ladder
Dining Area dining chair
Barr Residence description This Mid-Century Modern Inspired home, located in Palm Springs, California is 2,500 square feet and needs to address the clientsâ€™ desire to age in place. The design focus is on Mid-Century Modern and the principles of Universal Design.
concept Mid-Century Modern-inspired glass tile with earth tones pops of blue and green with the various California landscapes bring natural elements into the space creating an updated and welcoming atmosphere.
Floor Plan 14
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1. foyer 2. kitchen 3. garage 4. dining room 5. living room 6. office 7. guest bathroom 8. guest bedroom 9. laundry 10. master suite 11. master bathroom 12. garden shower 13. outdoor kitchen 14. casita suite
Living Room fireplace
Dining Room area rug
Sustainable Mini House description The goal of this project was to create a sustainable, 600 square foot or less, mini home on Chicagoâ€™s North Side. In addition to the challenging size, the main objective of this project is to achieve the highest LEED level as possible.
concept The inspiration for my mini home was an open concept floor plan that brings in a lot of natural light to make the space seem large. The home also utilized all spaces for extra storage. The rooftop balcony garden also brings the outdoors into the master suite.
Floor Plan 3
legend 1. living room 2. dining area 3. kitchen 4. bedroom 5. bathroom 6. patio
Final Model shingles
Kitchen & Dining countertop
reclaimed wood floor
Living Room floor
Combo Table description The aim of the project was to create a useable piece of furniture out of a 4â€™ x 8â€™ sheet of birch plywood, using CNC technology. We were responsible for sanding, painting, and finishing the piece.
concept Combo table was inspired by the idea of materialism and the emptiness that it portrays. The cut outs represent the gaps that materialism creates in society.
NTS CNC layout
Top & Side Views 36”
Space Planning description The Les Turner ALS Foundation is looking for a new office space in downtown Chicago. They are looking to expand and need a fully handicap accessible office. A large open area is also required to hold events, along with ample storage space.
concept The office is inspired by earth tones with added pops of color, which creates a warm and fun energy. Clean lines are mixed with organic shapes to create movement and flow. An open feeling will be created by using different textures and materials such as bamboo, glass, and metal.
Floor Plan 4
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legend 1. reception 2. restroom 3. coffee & coat closet 4. large conference room 5. small conference room 6. small private offices 7. breakout area 8. large storage 9. copy/print 10. IT room 11. storage 12. cafe 13. open office 14. large private offices
Break Room countertop
Reception Area floor
3-Form conference walls
Private Office casegoods
Detailing description For this project we were asked to convert the Chicago Powerhouse into an art museum designed around a wellknown architect. The museum will hold the famous works of the architect and have smaller lecture rooms.
concept Charles Moore was a successful architect and professor who became known as the forerunner of the post-modern movement. He also fathered the idea of â€œsuper graphics.â€? A mix of nature and bold super graphics help create a warm, vibrant museum, allowing emotions to come alive.
Floor Plan 2
1. entrance 2. reception desk 3. seating area 4. conference rooms 5. storage room 6. restrooms 7. interactive display 8. restrooms 9. interactive display 10. model display 11. restrooms 12. interactive display
Reflected Ceiling Plans legend 6â€? diameter downlight 12â€? diameter downlight sprinkler head ceiling mounted exit sign exhaust fan pendant
first floor NTS
Final Model 3-Form wall panels
Desk Details 1/2” solid surface 3/4” solid surface wood blocking as req. 5/8” GYP.
wood veneer on 3/4” MDF
1/2”solid surface material steel support
power/data/phone 36” lateral files
open for trash
3/4” 3-Form on 5/8” GYP. steel support
ADA accessible area 3/4” 3-Form 4” steel base
4” kick base
desk elevation - front
1/2” solid surface
3/4” solid surface 2”
3/4” solid surface top
wood blocking as req. 5/8” GYB.
power/data/phone L bracket
3/4” 3-Form on 5/8” GYP.
36” lateral shelves 4” steel base 3’
steel support 4” kick base 1/2”
desk detail NTS
desk elevation - back NTS
6’-6” open printer shelf
Stair Details 1.5” diameter stainless steel handrail
1/2” tempered glass
1.5” diameter stainless steel guardrail
1.5” handrail adjustable glass bracket concrete slab
handrail 34”-38” from finish floor
42” from finish floor
tempered glass panel wood steel stringer stone slab, finish floor 22’-0” AFF 5/8” painted GYP. board painted GYP. board refer to structure 2” DIA. buttons refer to structure semi translucent wood panel
handrail detail NTS
stair detail NTS
Published on Mar 11, 2014