EAST FALLS WC East Falls, PA
MEMORIAL HOUSE Wissahickon Park Philadelphia, PA
9 MACD Mt. Airy, PA Center for Dance
Philadelphia, PA Observation Tower
ENTOKOZWENI COMMUNITY CENTER
Alexandra Township, South Africa
Reading, PA Stewardson Competition
SINGLE BULLET EXHIBIT
Philadelphia University, PA Arlen Specter & The Warren Commission Investigation of the JFK Assasination
Philadelphia University, PA Center for Architecture and the Built Environment
EAST FALLS WC
To support the growing popularity of the east falls region of Philadelphia, this public restroom utilizes a singular wall to create a dynamic three-space water closet with information hub.
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MT. AIRY CENTER
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PHILADELPHIA OBSERVATION TOWER
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C_ABE CONNECT CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
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Basement Par rki king n gar rage
S te Si t pla lan an
S cond Se nd Flo oor Plan
Third Floor Plan
The interior Spaces are designed around shared communal areas for presenting Architectural work. This allows for students to consistently interact with their peers for architectural collaboration between fields of study.
Galleries are not only located along main circulation routes, but are placed along the interior face of the courtyard, lining the exterior space with presented works for the public to enjoy. the Center Court provides students with a place to relax while housing a tree canopy patio, filtration drainage landscaping, and a green roof terrace.
Theater Section exterior
Theater Section Interior
Exterior Veiw of Theater
Studio Exterior Materiality
25 Main Court
Aerial View from Intersection
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A team of Architecture and Graphic Design students were commissioned by Philadelphia University to design and fabricate an exhibit encompassing Arlen Specter and his role in the Warren Commission investigation of the JFK Assassination. Working with PhilaU research staff and Law and Society students, we created a one of a kind experience to enhance, revitalize, and reconstruct the events of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This four-dimensional experience allows visitors to encounter Arlen Specterâ€™s evidence from every poignant perspective and decide if it truly dispels conspiracies that other shooters were involved.
CISTERCIAN MONESTARY 112TH STEWARDSON COMETITION
The ceiling opening permanently invites God and the natural elements into the inner space, encouraging an environment of spiritual and community access. Light and rain cascade down through the skylight to the garden below, providing sustenance to a central tree. The treeâ€™s dominant presence represents the Cistercian devotion to hospitality, welcoming and supporting those outside the brotherhood to cultivate the growth of the community.
The Monastery of Bucks County, Pennsylvania signifies the insignificance of the resident. A looming portal to the heavens submerges the occupants in unobstructed space, dwarfing the human scale. The community is organized on a uniform level, allowing no brother to attain spatial triumph. Only the Abbot may enter the superior realm of the pulpit. Symmetrical organization dictates uniform living conditions, while still retaining seclusion, and orbital circulation provides endless circuits for walking prayer and reflection.
The searching ray of heavenly light radiates throughout the space, naturally illuminating the entire monastery.
As sunlight cascades daily across the northern wall, it displays the time of day and season, providing a determinant schedule for prayers and labor hours.
eNtokezweni Community Center is focused on the of the public by focusing on relationships of interior and exterior. the Center utilizes changes in surface materiality and sheltered public spaces adjacent to interiors. Enclosing the interior of the site with programmatic buildings minimizes unsecured entrances to eNtokezweni without the need for the existing walled perimeter. Therefore, the four access points are securable during closed operation hours.
Site t Plan
West We ster ern n Co Corn rner er Persp er rsp spec ective ec
Utilizing the colors of the Flag of South Africa, the structure highlights the cultural influence of eNtokeweniâ€™s involvement in the community and Nelson Mandelaâ€™s contribution to the country. The structure correlates to use and performance. Yellow represents total public and multipurpose space Green delineates administrative and basic programmatic elements. Blue reveals spaces of retail and revenue. Red denotes perimeters of space.
Se econd Floor Plan
Main Building Section
33 London Road Perspective
Main Hall Atrium
Multi-Purpose Room On-sight food production is designed for consumption and revenue production by selling the grown goods. It also acts as an agricultural education tool for the Early Childhood Development Center.
Public Forum/Informal Retail Space 3344
Published on Sep 8, 2013