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building something out of nothing 4-13 human relation/natural environments 14-19 interpreting spaces 20-25 public vs. private 26-31 occupation/program 32-37 collective artwork 38-43 aias workshop 44-47


through site analysis, observation,

building something out of

nothing

and studying the history, there was nothing to be found. therefore by creating spatial gestures with meaning the site was revitalized

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site analysis »»

spatial qualities and gestures

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measurements of slope and building facades

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photographing different textures

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discovering the types of human behaviors and interactions occuring onsite »»

s hopping,

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re s t ing

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re nde z vous

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dining

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pas s ing-t hrough


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defining spaces 1 -w e l l »» »» »»

a l l ows l ight or ventil l a tion a pl a ce of intera ction a nd a nticipa tion a piercing spa ce tha t provides direction

2-bridge »» »» »»

a pl a ce for tra nsform a tion a sepera tion or connection of spa ces l a yered surfa ces tha t provide bounda ries

3-hotel »» »» »»

a pa use between two spa ces pa rt of a n itinera ry a ga thering pl a ce a l ong a pa thwa y

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tolomato lane 1 s i t e a n a l y s i s o f S t. A u g u s t i n e 2 s i t e a n a l y s i s o f To l o m a t o La n e 3 A x o n o m e t r i c s o f w e l l , b r i d g e, h o t e l m o d e l 4 piercing, gathering, and layered sur faces

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studying human interaction

h rue ml a a n tion to natural

environ ments

with the natural habitats of the Payne’s Prairie Preserve in Gainesville, Florida. then correllating them by making a

place

of

observation.

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la chua trail boardwalk an e xt e nsi o n o ff th e boardwalk th a t w o ul d allow pe op l e to o b ser v e t he wildlife mo re cl o sel y wit hout di rectl y l ea v i ng t he pre -exsi sti ng p a th.


influencing d i r e c t i o n

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visual gestures Initiating specific views for the people along the boardwalk.These “framed views� force observers to look in specific directions that will enhance their ability to notice the abundant wildlife.

glass floor provides the occupants with

a

betterv view to the

marshes and waterway below.


forced p e r s p e c t i v e

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a comparison of a book and a movie which were re-interpreted

interpreting spaces

and

then

formed

into

an

precession of spaces along a certain path. these gesetures are shown through several drawings and

a

mixed

material

model

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wandering line after watching “2001: Space Odyssey ” i began the process of analyzing each minute of the movie and interpreting it into a line following the movie, i read, “ The Odyssey ” by Homer and r e l a t e d t h e s t o r y t o t h e s p a c e s o f “ d o o r, w i n d o w, a n d stair ”. c o m p a r i n g t h e t w o s t o r i e s i n t o o n e e n t i t y, d e s c r i b i n g a mans epic journey through space and the challenges he must overcome.


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chronicle of a j o u r n e y as

the

voyager

continues

on

a

spe cific

path cr eated by fate and des t iny, door s open to new wor lds, s tair s lead/chal l e ng e them, and windows open with oppor tu nity.


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a

study

of

the

Douglas

House by Richard Meier.

p u b l i c v s . private

getting a closer look into circulation

through

and

private

well

as

public

spaces,

roof

as

entrances

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public spaces these spaces embrace the vast sky and lakefront view to transfer openess into the house. glass windows provide ample amounts of sunlight to the living room, and white walls implement seasonal color changes and reflection of light inwards


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private spaces surrounded house

by

conveys

trees, a

more

this

side

subdue

s m a l l e r,

enclosed

spaces.

internal

staircase,

hallways,

it

of

the

setting

with

includes

and

an

bedrooms.

floating bri dge the entrance on the top floor that

redirects

the

occupants

views to the lake as they walk along the floating bridge and pass through the private spaces


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an

human

occupation and

program

investigation

of

possible

living conditions of the Salton Sea

in

Southern

California.

including the development of research facility

a

for two people

to occupy and study that

site

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site:

salton sea coast

objective: program:

research facility for two people

h y d r o l o g y, f i s h / a v i a n r e s e a r c h


process:

sections to relate human occupation with the sites physical features and the horizon

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research f a c i l i t y needs for two occupants: »»

storage

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observation of the habitat

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access to the water

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scientific labs

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place for leisure

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a selection of paintings, drawings, and photography

collective

artwork

i

have created throughout

my

educational

path

towards being an architect

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“ piggy � scratchboard fall 2010

untitled illustration board, acr ylic paint spring 2010

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“ lights in motion”

“ feathered ”

exploring photography summer 2009

acr yllic paint summer 2012


“ thickfreakness� illustration board, water color, ink wash fall 2010

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a

aias

wo r k s hop s

day

spent

motivated sixth the being

teaching

fifth graders

about

characteristics an

and

of

architect..

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inspiring d e s i g n a

workshop

series

that

gives young, artistic fifth and sixth graders a chance to learn about the world of architecture and design.


students learned how to communicate through: »» »» »» »» »»

drawing human scale storytelling perspectives model-building

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jamie michelle connell

contact information

7740 northaven place new port richey, fl 34655

(727)364-6089 jmconnell417@gmail.com education: »» A.A. in Architecture »» »» »»

May, 2013 Valencia College Orlando, FL



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