PORTFOLIO INDEX 1-7 Thesis Senior Project 8-9 Detailing and Systems 10-11 Internship 12-15 Commercial Environments 16-17 Healthcare/ Sustainability 18-28 Residential Environments
Designs by: Hugo L Silva Bachelors Of Fine Arts in Interior Design The Illinois Institute of Art- Schaumburg
AMERIPOST ASSEMBLY ROOM PRODUCED IN SKETCHUP RENDERED IN SU PODIUM V2
AMERI POST BUSINESS CENTER S
The schematic design phase involves the execution of preliminary design concepts. Bubble diagrams Adjacency Matrix Block Plans Preliminary Floor plans
D D esign
Design development is the preparation of : Furniture Plans Presentation Graphics Perspectives Sample Boards Specifications for FF&E
ID 421 THESIS II EVIDENCED BASED DESIGN I
n this senior level studio course, students develop a viable and visual solution for the project typically researched in Thesis 1. Solutions incorporate environmentally sound, cost effective, and responsible design methods to influence and audience using creative delivery methods.
FIRST FLOOR FURNITURE PLAN
Codes and accessibility guidelines must be followed.
SECOND FLOOR FURNITURE PLAN
PROPOSED BUILDING DESIGN FOR AMERIPOST PRODUCED IN SKETCHUP SOFTWARE
HERMAN MILLER SWOOP CHAIR COLLECTION
AMERI POST BUSINESS CENTER
This ultra-modern public space proposes a new revitalized concept, moving forward in postal service logistics with more efficiency and innovative technology. This adaptive reuse qualifies for several sustainable credits in addition to water waste management, solar energy power and air quality control. Interactive environmental design vignettes showcased throughout educate the public on sustainable practices. This postal center is designed for multipurpose use, combining business and the community under one roof. It is designed to accommodate a diverse population of individual lifestyles and needs. A carefully thought out floor plan gives direction through the space with integrated way finding elements of lighting and architectural finishes. This barrier free design allows for efficient circulation and collaborative spaces. Furnishings accommodate to ADA ergonomic factors and produce low emissions for air quality. An a-chromatic color palette is visually appealing with a crisp and clean contemporary appearance accented with a minimal splash of vibrant hues. This aesthetically pleasing sustainable facility is intended to promote small businesses, conduct business meetings and community events and provide an environment for social and leisure activities.
SERVICE LOBBY PRODUCED IN SKETCHUP RENDERED IN SU PODIUM V2
FIRST FLOOR REFLECTED CEILING PLAN SAMPLE PRODUCED IN AUTO CAD (FULL SET AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST)
1. Launch new concepts in postal and business services, while creating a collaborative environment for business and the community. 2. Building incorporates a minimalist mid-century modern design through architectural elements and furnishings. 3. Nineteen thousand square foot facility utilizes an open spacious floor plan with double height, twenty foot ceilings in selected areas. Circulation and traffic patterns are defined by lighting and architectural elements through corridors and open spaces leading to main activity areas. Multiple exits and emergency stair shafts comply with egress regulations. 4. Zero Carbon, rain water collection, solar energy conservation and vegetative roof top contribute to sustainable building design. 5. Barrier free design complies with all ADA regulations. Oversized corridors, ADA restroom stalls, applied ergonomics in all furnishings and fixtures for ADA use. 6. Ceiling elements contribute to way finding, aesthetics and mechanical/electrical housing. 7. Custom lighting applications utilize day light timing sensors. Ambient, task, decorative and accent lighting principles are utilized. Lighting is specified as low voltage LED systems for energy reduction. 8. Security systems applied: card readers, finger print recognition, twenty-four hour surveillance and x-ray technology. High standards for fire rated and blast proof partitions. Flame retardant materials applied to all FF&E. Emergency systems include sprinklers, visual and audio warning devices, and illuminated exit signs overhead and ground level. 9. Flooring selections are specified as recyclable and biodegradable elements. 10. Materials used have a reduced environmental impact. Performance meets double rub abrasion factors. Architectural finishes and materials are ASTM E119, UL263, and NFPA 251 tested and certified for fire resistance. 11. Timed sensored lighting controls activate according to natural daylight levels, and preset to each individual space according to needed lumens for optimal custom control. 12. Noise reduction acoustical systems by Quiet Cloud solutions. 13. Project design innovation in aesthetical and service approaches, integration of new technologies, function and utility of space is a one of a kind concept with potential for global growth.
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Sonneman Sonata Collection Product features: Bright satin aluminum 48 LED Lamps 75 total watts, 6000 lumens
Europhase Melody Collection Product features: Chrome with clear acrylic 40 watt G-9 Lamp 4 light pendant
AMERI POST BUSINESS CENTER
COFFEE LOUNGE VIEW FROM MAIN ENTRANCE PRODUCED IN SKETCHUP RENDERED IN SU PODIUM V2
El ENCIERRO CUSTOM CEILING PRODUCED IN SKETCHUP RENDERED IN SU PODIUM V2
CUSTOM CEILING DETAIL
Original scale: 1/4”=1’-0” Full set available upon request
ID 414 DETAILING & SYSTEMS T
Custom ceiling design for El Encierro in Barcelona Spain Design inspired by Casa Batillo Architectural Motif Custom Opal Etched Glass Drum fixtures MR 16 Recessed can lighting with 370 degrees rotating optics Particle board / laminate surface
his senior level studio is a study of the materials and fabrication techniques used in the design and construction of interiors and how these details are communicated three-dimensionally and in construction documents. Content includes interior construction detailing of ceilings, walls, flooring and millwork. Project solutions will consider the integration of building technology such as mechanical, electrical, plumbing and other relevant systems.
Original scale: 1/2”=1’-0” Full set available upon request
INTERNSHIP LIGHTING DESIGN LIGHTING DESIGN DEPARTMENT
Autodesk/AutoCAD and Excel software Auto Cad Lighting schematics and schedules Client quotes and budgets Construction Documents Custom lighting applications Lighting photometrics Product selection and specifications Compliancy with municipal code requirements Integration of electrical devices and equipment Client/Contractor communication and consultations Lighting design seminars American Lighting Association (ALA)
ID 401 INTERIOR DESIGN INTERNSHIP I
nternship is a monitored program for senior-level students to work parttime within the interior design industry. Field experience is an opportunity for students to apply and advance their knowledge, skills and professionalism under the supervision of a qualified mentor.
SHOWROOM LIGHTING AND ACCENTS Merchandise and vignette design Showroom consulting/ fixture selections Retail services/orders/returns/replacements Vendor interaction and communications Vendor trainings Pricing updates Lighting and product knowledge Recessed can lighting demonstrations Under cabinet lighting applications/ demonstrations
FABRIC COLOR PALETTE
ID 325 COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENTS I
n this advanced course, the design of an upscale, global, corporate interior reflects the comprehensive synthesis of problem identification, research, programming, preliminary design, design development, and construction documents. Problem solving centers on the creative and technical aspects involved in the universal design of commercial environments including space planning with code compliance, way-finding techniques, and specifying corporate furnishings, finishes and materials.
Conference Room Image Rendered in SketchUp
Haworth Furniture Systems
Commercial Furniture Plan Rendered in Photoshop 8,000 Square foot facility designed to accommodate 60 personnel Open floor plan with a rectilinear layout Reclaimed wood used in flooring contributes to sustainable design Split complimentary color palette incorporates vibrate hues for color pop
SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICE
Original scale: 1/8”=1’-0” Full set available upon request
SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICE HVAC
PRODUCED IN SKETCHUP RENDERED IN SU PODIUM V2
his Pediatricians office reflects elements of oceanic nature intended for the relaxation and enjoyment of itâ€™s occupants. Aquatic decor adds a fun under the sea sensation, while interactive educational exhibits add interest, promoting learning and understanding of the marine life. An underwater eco system integrated beneath the floor welcomes all patients upon entry into the clinic. The lively marine inhabitants bring energy and life to the indoors. The use of various materials and structural elements ad variety and texture. Emphasis on the wave shaped walls and sea bubbles define the character of this aquarium like interior. Accent and decorative lighting is placed accordingly for ambience. A spacious floor plan delivers imperative room adjacency for functionality, easy access and traffic flow. Safe, non-toxic construction and furniture materials are utilized throughout for the health and wellness of all personnel. Translucent walls allow for the distribution of natural sunlight to all work areas, increasing staff productivity and contributing to energy savings. The use of recycled construction materials reduces costs and alleviates environmental depletion. This Sustainable Certified facility adheres to water and energy conservation with added solar panels and vegetative
Sustainable Practices Building Reuse FF&E Recycled content 90% daylight views for work spaces Optimal energy performance 40% water reduction FF&E Low emissions
Reclaimed Bamboo flooring used for durability
ID 306 RESIDENTIAL ENVIRONMENTS Produced in SketchUp Software
his studio course explores various types of residential dwellings as they relate to different inhabitants. Project work applies the programming and design development phases of the residential design process to include information gathering, needs analysis, concept and spatial development, and FF&E selections based on research and suitability.
Model created with museum board
Hand rendered elevation
his single family dwelling has been refreshed into a 19th century style home with many contemporary updates. Structural elements within are intricately detailed and carved depicting the ornate classical elegance of Georgian interiors. A spacious floor plan provides for a variety of functions and activities to take place within, accommodating to all individuals privacy, comfort and leisure needs and desires.This carefully laid out plan embraces the amenities and functions of modern living with open spaces adjacent to one another, keeping the formal integrity of 19th century homes private spatial enclosures. Custom applications have been integrated into this design for versatile function, storage and showcasing. A variety of lighting elements are used to accent and highlight the homes elegant features which contribute to its ambiance. Neutral tones combined with cool pastels define the elements of this space. These cool hues delineate the formal antiquity of its times and are visually pleasing and comforting. Energy efficient lighting, appliances and electrical components reduce costs and contribute to eco-friendly practices.
ID 213 PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES I
n this studio course students are introduced to the basic principles of manual perspective drawing. The focus is on the use of various perspective drawing methods as means to communicate interior spaces and design solutions, with an introduction to basic rendering methods and mixed media.
Existing floor plan sketch Hand rendered proposed Livingroom design
Top view of 121 N Grace (SketchUp)
121 N GRACE The Silva Residence of Park Ridge Illinois
Techniques applied: Marker renderings Conceptual Sketches SketchUp modeling software
his senior elective studio covers the total process of residential design from concept development through two and three dimensional presentations. Building codes, covenants, and restrictions create the guidelines for solutions; while knowledge of sustainable practices, residential business practice, construction methods, materials and custom interior architectural details are applied.
PROJECT DETAILS AND CLIENT PROFILE
WELLS ST LOFT
ID 376 ADVANCED RESIDENTIAL DESIGN
RESIDENCE/BUSINESS DWELLING BUILDING: FORMERLY A MANUFACTURING PLANT RECENTLY RENOVATED INTO LOFTS CLIENTS: PAUL AND AMANDA HARPER OCCUPATION: PROFESSIONAL CHEF- PAUL DANCE INSTRUCTOR- AMANDA CLIENT DESIRES: OPEN SPACIOUS FLOOR PLAN TO ACCOMODATE A PRIVATE BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE. GOURMET KITCHEN WITH WINE STORAGE FOR UP TO 200 PLUS BOTTLES. COMFTORABLE AND ELEGANT SPACE FOR ENTERTAINING GUESTS. LOGISTICS: DOUBLE CEILING HEIGHT OF 14’10”. TWO UNIT SPACE LOFT CONCEPT. PRODUCED IN AUTODESK REVIT
SEVENTH FLOOR UNIT 2416 SQUARE FEET 2 ADA COMPLIANT BATHS
600 square foot dance studio with independent entrance from main corridor Boys and girls locker rooms Waiting lounge and reception area 300 square foot living room
PRODUCED IN AUTODESK REVIT LOWER LEVEL LOFT FLOOR PLAN PRODUCED IN AUTODESK REVIT
IMAGES PRODUCED IN SKETCHUP ENHANCED IN ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
ID 275 KITCHEN & BATH T
his course challenges students to use planning requirements to create universal and accessible designs. Construction, electrical and basic plumbing are taught with emphasis on these applications within residential kitchens and baths. Industry relevant nomenclature and product information are used to create technical documents and custom aesthetic solutions.
Lighting specification cut sheet sample
CLSample of Client Budget, original available upon request
Original scale: 1/2”=1’-0” Full set available upon request
BATHROOM PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS LOCATE WATER SUPPLY CONSIDER THE DIRECTION OF FLOOR AND CEILING JOISTS CONDITION OF WIRING AND WALLS COMFORT AND SAFETY PLUMBING SYSTEMS MOISTURE RESISTANT MATERIALS ACCESS STANDARDS ALLOCATING ACCESS PANELS AIR EXCHANGE CFM’S
This bathroom was designed for ADA compliancy to meet client’s present needs and be adaptable for future renovations. Images produced in SketchUp and enhanced in Photoshop