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Architecture + Design Jonas Chin 2016


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A Lodge in Patagonia

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Museo Del Pomerium

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The Great Room

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Studio Vincent Eschalier

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Atelier Marko Brajovic

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Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

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Planeterraeum

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Chair for Astor Piazzolla

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Photography

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Info

Jonas Chin Canada / Hong Kong jchchin@uwaterloo.ca +1(226)989-2692 I believe that architecture can only be deeply experienced in person, and in the duration of my education I try to immerse myself into different environments. The following is a collection of my design work, I hope to bring you into the world I have walked through.

Education 09.2011 - 08.2016

University of Waterloo School of Architecture / Cambridge, Canada Graduated with Honours Bachelors of Architectural Studies, Co-op

09.2009 - 08.2011

Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School / Markham, Canada Ontario Secondary School Honour Diploma

09.2004 - 08.2009

King’s College / Hong Kong, China Form 5 Graduate, HKCEE Diploma

Skills Personal

Independent / Quick Learner / Team Member / Responsible

Computing

AutoCad / Rhino 3D / SketchUp / Grasshopper / Vray Adobe CS / Microsoft Office

Craft

Laser Cutter / CNC / Woodshop / Hand Drafting / Physical Modelling

Languages

English / Cantonese / Mandarin

Recognition 09.2014 - 08.2016 09.2011 09.2011

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Photography Collaboration Exhibition, University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship, University of Waterloo James and Elise Devitt Entrance Scholarship, University of Waterloo


Work Experience 09.2016 - Present

Hailed Coffee / Barista / Toronto, Canada Working to serve the best drinks and services to the community in East Toronto. Collaboration in interior design of the storefront and marketing of the products.

01.2016 - 04.2016

Raw Design / Architectural Assiatant / Toronto, Canada Collaborated with landscape architects for schematic design and master planning, and participated in public presentations for the St. James Park Pavilion. Worked on mid-rise developments from schematic design to construction documents, maintaining close communication with client and engineers.

01.2015 - 07.2015

Studio Vincent Eschalier / Architectural Intern / Paris, France Managed administration and construction documents for projects of addition, renovation and new constructions. Worked closely with client, engineers and workers on site for design on electrical, plumbing, structure and finishing. Assisted with development of façade and concept through drawings and renderings.

05.2014 - 08.2014

Atelier Marko Brajovic / Architectural Intern / São Paulo, Brasil Worked closely with colleagues in small teams. Participation in research, concept development and production of presentation material for master plan of Parque Rio Sagrado. Worked on Faena Miami Showroom from preliminary design to production of renderings and presentation. Photographer for design events and lectures.

09.2013 - 12.2013

Farrow Partnership Architects Inc. / Architectural Intern / Toronto, Canada Member of competition team joining NORR Architects for St Michael’s Hospital renovation project. Created schematic designs with aid of building codes and hospital program requirements. Production of diagrammatic drawings and details for medical tower addition.

01.2013 - 04.2013

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates / Architectural Intern / London, UK Involvement on the programmatic design and document packages for the casino hotel for MGM in Cotai. Production of detail drawings for façade design and spectacle roof connections in collaboration with engineers, computer models and renderings.

05.2012 - 08.2012

Rocco Design Architects Ltd. / Student Intern / Hong Kong Created computer models and presentation documents for the Liaoning Cultural District Urban Planning project. Designed the facade for the proposal of a 500m super high rise mixed use tower for Brightoil. Production of schematic designs of the master plan for a residential development in Zhongshan.

08.2010 - 09.2010

Harbour Grand Kowloon Hotel / Pastry Chef Trainee / Hong Kong, China Assisted the head pastry chef in daily operation, including preparation of desserts for hotel buffets, production of cakes for display and orders, and chocolate decoration pieces.


The Lodge in Patagonia Studio / Andrew Levitt Summer 2016

The mountains are humbling. Humilating me, confined to a point lost in the landscape, Floating in a space deprived of scale. A wall stands tall Between the reach of my limbs And the extend of my eyes, Guiding me on a path between two points. One, two, I trace the wall with my footsteps, But with each step the mass shrank, Sank deeper into the earth And appeared behind me. My giant strides disturb the silence in the soil, My gentle breathe tussles with the howling winds. Where do we stand To find comfort inthe confrontation of this layered landscape? Braving the storm, Snow blurred my vision Numbed my senses And through the slit in my eyes I see myself undressing. The jacket, the sweater, the socks, Till I stripped down to my bare skin, And lowered my pale body Into a dark And deep deep sleep.

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Section A-A’

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Section D-D’

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Main Floor Plan 1

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1. 30mm cedar plank cladding 12

2. 34/27/34mm cross laminated timber 3. Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 13 4. 150mm rigid polyiso insulation 5. 25mm paraphalt polymer modified asphalt, 2% slope for drainage 6. roofing membrane 7. 25mm concrete tile, resting on spacers

1. 250 reinforced concrete Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation 25mm paraphalt polymer modified asphalt, 2% slope for drainage roofing membrane 25mm concrete tiles resting on spacers

8. zinc flashing lapping membrane 9. stainless steel gutter, liquid plastic coating 10. 150mm reinforced concrete 11. 150mm rigid polyiso insulation 12. Blueskin water-air-vapour barrier 13. 200mm reinforced concrete beam 14. zinc flashing lapped with Blueskin

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15. wood blocking

2. 450mm / 700mm hollow core concrete Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation solar heating tubes

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16. 100mm cedar wood frame 17. line of wall beyond

5. 50mm polished concrete, sloped to drain 2mm cementitious waterproofing 100mm reinforced concrete 150mm expanded polystyrene insulation gravel fill

10. 200mm reinforced concrete Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation 150mm reinforced concrete 11. cedar sliding door on steel track

6. 150mm reinforced concrete with radiant heating tubes Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm expanded polystyrene insulation gravel fill 7. stainless steel gutter, liquid plastic coating

3. 50mm polished concrete 2mm cementitious waterproofing 100mm reinforced concrete Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation drainage mat

18. fixed double glazed window, 18

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19. zinc flashing, sealed with sillicon

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4. concrete footing cast on bedrock gravel fill Ø75 weeping tile filter fabric

8. 50mm hollow steel section, welded to anchored steel plate 25mm aluminium veneer mullion frameless glass assembly: 2x6mm laminated safety glass + 12mm cavity + 12mm toughened glass 9. 25mm concrete tile 8

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1. 30mm cedar plank cladding 34/27/34mm cross laminated timber Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation roofing membrane 20mm drainage mat fine sand filter layer 150mm growing medium

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2. precast concrete coping, fastened with anchor bolt 3. 25mm concrete tiles, fastened to steel brackets 34/19/34mm cros laminated timber 25mm concrete tiles, fastened to steel brackets

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4. 250mm reinforced concrete slab with radiant heating tubes Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation 12mm sheathing board 25mm concrete tile

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5. 30mm cedar plank cladding 34/27/34mm cross laminated timber Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation 25mm paraphalt polymer modified asphalt, 2% slope for drainage roofing membrane 25mm concrete tiles, resting on spacers

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6. precast concrete coping, fastened with anchor bolt 7. stainless steel gutter, liquid plastic coating

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8. flashing lapped with Blueskin 9. double glazed window

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10. 200mm reinforced concrete Blueskin vapour-air-water barrier 150mm rigid polyiso insulation 150mm reinforced concrete 11. flashing lapped with Blueskin

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12. extended concrete wall resting on sloped landscape

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Assembly Details


The Approach

The Room

The Garden

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The Lookout

The Great Room

The Descend

The Spa


Museo Del Pomerium Studio / Lorenzo Pignatti Fall 2015

Collaboration Daniel Abad The Pomerium of ancient Rome was an intangible boundary which enclosed the sacred cities. The boundary signified a change in etiquette, behaviour, meanings and traditions through the use of law. This line formed a relationship of opposite regions; essentially inside and outside; Urbs and Ager. The project focuses on representing the meaning of the Pomerium by deriving the line into a plane, separating the millennial boundary bewteen Urbs and Ager. This violent event of separating two poles is seen throughout the site through the forces carried by monumental rammed earth retaining wals and the ripples in the fabric of the piazza, the park and the market. These ripples give the project a sense of static push for a snap back of the Pomerium. The museum and an event space are placed inside the Pomerium plane using delicate architectural language. These structures exist as pavilions sitting on a reflective pool. We use the Pomerium as a objective space to reflect on the meaning of the Ager and the Urbs. We propose three sculptures be placed through the Pomerium plane representing the recurring metaphor of fratricide; the Urbs vs. the Ager. These sculptures will represent the iconograph of Gilgamesh and Enkidu, Cain and Abel and of course Romulus and Remus.

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Museum Plan

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Site Intervention Plan

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PARCO MUSEO PARCO MUSEO DI POMERIUM PARCO MUSEO DI POMERIUM DI POMERIUM

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VIA EMMANUELE FILIBERTO

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VIA EMMANUELE FILIBERTO VIA EMMANUELE FILIBERTO

VIALE CARLO FELICE VIALE CARLO FELICE VIALE CARLO FELICE VIALE CASTRENSE

PIAZZA DI PORTA S. GIOVANNI

Defining and allocating II pedestrian proper vehicular, II II and recreational paths NEXUS DISAMBIGUATION NEXUS DISAMBIGUATION acrossDISAMBIGUATION the Aurelian Wall. NEXUS Defining and allocating proper Defining and allocating and proper vehicular, Defining and pedestrian allocating proper vehicular, pedestrian and reacreational paths across vehicular, pedestrian andthe reacreational paths across the Aurelian Wall reacreational paths across the Aurelian Wall Aurelian Wall

VIALE CASTRENSE VIALE CASTRENSE VIA LA SPEZIA

PIAZZA DI PORTA S. GIOVANNI PIAZZA DI PORTA S. GIOVANNI

VIA LA SPEZIA VIA LA SPEZIA

VIA NUOVA APPIA VIA NUOVA APPIA VIA NUOVA APPIA VIA SANNIO VIA SANNIO VIA SANNIO VIA MAGNA GRECIA VIA MAGNA GRECIA VIA MAGNA GRECIA

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The Great Room Studio / Andrew Levitt Fall 2014

White space is a blank area devoid of content, such as the space between the words in this paragraph. When a button is being pressed to create a space between two letters, is that effort used to spell a word, or to generate the blank gap in between? Why don’t we ever wonder what exists between the two ends of a bracket? [ ] The building is a city constructed from negative volumes, and it displays how white spaces interact with the surroundings in contrast to the positives. The two concrete slabs, top and bottom, sandwich an intangible yet consciously designed negative. While the slab is the separation between the interior of the building and the surroundings, ironically it is the necessary element to define the space. The floor plan, the pools, the facade and the roof are all negative elements, and instead of keeping things out they invite the surroundings into the space. The way how sunlight is filtered can be controlled, so can the guidance of wind direction, or the shadows casted by trees. In a seemingly empty space, a person’s experience or direction can be shaped by these exterior elements, subtle but ever existent. What the architecture generates is not a space for a person to step into from the outdoors but exit to another.

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Section A-A’

Section B-B’

Section C-C’

Section D-D’

Section E-E’

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Floor Plan

View of Pools from Patio

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Physical Model

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View of Interior Courtyard

View of Toronto Skyline

Occupation Schedule of Facility


Studio Vincent Eschalier Work / Paris, France Winter 2015

Projects: Construction d’une surélévation de logement, Paris Construction de 4 maisons en surélévation, Paris Construction d’un immeuble de logements, Paris Studio Vincent Eschalier burst into the scene in France with addition and renovation projects that turn the lack of space in Paris into an advantage and basis for interesting propositions. The ongoing projects on existing rooftops introduce new dynamics to the verticality of the city. My work at the agency focused mainly on administration and construction documents. A construction of 4 houses on the rooftop of an office building, a renovation and extension of a single family house and a new construction of a residential building. The office was a small scale operation so I had responsibilities including on site meetings, planning of electrical and plumbing systems, structural consideration, development of details and schematic development of the projects. Two of the projects have recently completed construction. (Renders provided by an external source)

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Window Schedule and Framing Structure Study

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64, avenue Pierre Grenier 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt

64, avenue Pierre Grenier 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt

Maître d'ouvrage

Construction de 4 maisons en surélévation Construction de 4 maisons en/ surélévation SNC ESPRIMM TRACY et d'un appartement en RDC et d'un appartement en RDC

Architecte - Maître d’œuvre Maître d'ouvrage

Architecte - Maître d’œuvre

SNC ESPRIMM / TRACY Studio Vincent Eschalier EURL

210, avenue Pasteur - 93170 Bagnolet +33(0)9 82 55 68 13 studio@vincenteschalier.com

Studio Vincent Eschalier EURL

210, avenue Pasteur - 93170 Bagnolet +33(0)9 82 55 68 13 studio@vincenteschalier.com

Electrical and Plumbing Plan

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Objet Date Plans de detail Maison C _ Electricité/plomberie Plans de detailEchelle Maison C _ Electricité/plomberie 1/50@A3Echelle 64PG

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Atelier Marko Brajovic Work / SĂŁo Paulo, Brasil Spring 2014

Projects: Parque Rio Sagrado, Morretes Faena Collaboration, Miami Atelier Marko Brajovic is one of the most exciting architecture firms in South America right now. The firm focuses on Biomimicry and highlighting the fun aspect of architecture. Atelier Marko Brajovic also designed two pavilions in the Milan World Expo 2015. During my stay in the Atelier I took part in two projects. Parque Rio Sagrado is a park situated in the atlantic forest of Southern Brazil, an environmentally friendly theme park operating mainly with natural resources. And, Faena Collaboration is a display space in Miami designed to showcase the collaboration projects done by OMA, Forster and Partners, and Heatherwick Studio at the Faena District Miami Beach. I worked in small teams so I was given the freedom to develop my own ideas to bring to the table. I was also the company photographer during design events and By Nature lectures held by Marko Brajovic.

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Park Typology Sketch

Faena Miami Collaboratory Exhibition


Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates Work / London, UK Winter 2013

Projects: MGM Cotai Casino Hotel, Macau KPF is one of the world’s leading architectural firms, working on projects including civic and cultural spaces, commercial office buildings, transportation, residential and hospitality developments, institutional facilities and mixed-use developments. During my stay at the London office, I was a member of a 15 person team working on the MGM Cotai casino hotel project in Macau. Construction is due to complete in 2016. The project includes a podium space, a street front display, a theatre, a VIP mansion, main hotel space and an extension tower. I mainly worked on the schematic design and programmatic planning, post render image editing, detailing for facade design and spectical roof connections, and prepared presentation packages for clients. I also collaborated with engineers and interior designers in Shanghai, Hong Kong and the US. (Renders provided by an external source)

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Podium Ground Floor Plan

Project Render


Planeterraeum Scotiabank Nuit Blanche / F_rm Lab Fall 2014

Collaboration Daniel Abad, Fysal Amirzada, Wesley Chu, Aaron Cote, Patrick Harvey, Tony Kogan, Thomas Noussis, Michael Nugent, Jake Read, Alexandra Sermol, Keegan Steeper The Planeterraeum, also known as the Dome Dome, is a student initiated installation constructed for the Soctiabank Nuit Blanche 2014 held in Toronto. Nuit Blanche is an art event featuring 130 projects spread across downtown, from dusk to dawn. What happens when we lose sight of our own world, focusing too much on exploring the unknown? We wish to build a space that allows people to revisit the city they inhabit through a completely new perspective, and enjoy a moment of contemplation amongst strangers. The project is a 12 metre geodesic dome, which is traditionally the structure used for creating planetariums. But instead of projecting stars, we projected the view of Toronto taken from 100 metres above. 5 Go Pro cameras are attached to the bottom of a hexacopter, simultaneously recording footage from different angles. The 5 footages are then projected in synchronization to create an inverted 360 degree experience inside the dome.

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Chair for Astor Piazzolla Structures / Heinrich Koller Fall 2014

Collaboration Daniel Abad Argentinian by birth, Astor Piazzolla is the father of Nuevo Tango, a movement that saved a struggling music style and ensured its place in the 20th century and for years to come. He adopted the persona of the conductor which forged a character and reputation that followed him wherever he performed. Our chair will focus on the relationship between three themes; Piazzolla, Tango, the Bandoneon. Artist, Art, Palette. The chair drew inspiration from the Bandoneon, an instrument of careful craft and detailing that lost its place after the bombing of German factories. The melancholy Piazzolla communicates through his music is the base of our design, and the detailing language is taken from the elegance of the instrument. Piazzolla brought about a new way to play the instrument. Rather than sitting down Piazzolla played the Bandoneon with one foot raised on a wooden stool. When enclosed, the chair is the wooden cube and an acoustic resonance device. The vibrations are passed on from the Bandoneon to the bandoneonist to the chair, making the whole an instrument.

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Assemble side frames. Joined by a lap joint

Place top and front plywood sandwiched panels

Once holes have been drilled into frame, assemble seat and front panel

Hold assembly in place with the other frame

Place front and back panels ensuring the sides end up square

Once chair is operational, the sides of the box can be capped

Glue corner details, sand if necessary to ensure prefect fit

Paint and finish plywood


Exploded Structural Axonometric

Seat Assembly


Photography Other / Fuji XE-1, Canon 40mm F2 2011 - 2016

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Thank you. Let’s talk soon.


Jonas Chin Portfolio 2016