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drawing set (not to be distributed without catalog / drawing keys)

Jesen Tanadi Rhode Island School of Design 2011


Work-Out Bench


Twin Bridges for Forging Friendships


Guerilla Urban Parasol


A Roof for the South Street Power Plant as an Ice Skating Rink


Armature for Urban Fantasies


Armature for Urban Fantasies, Detail of Mechanisms


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IC NORTH MAGNET

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83° 2'48.10"W

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83° 3'3.08"W

83° 3'5.85"W 83° 3'5.74"W

Mg N MAGNET 42°20'12.91"N

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42°20'10.83"N

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GREEKTOWN CASINO

42°20'9.62"N 42°20'9.24"N

GRAND CIRCUS STATION

GREEKTOWN TOWER

42°20'9.62"N 42°20'9.24"N

DAVID BRODERICK TOWER BROADWAY STATION

GREEKTOWN STATION MAGNETIC DECLINATION: CADILLAC CENTER STATION 42°20'0.37"N 42°19'59.24"N 42°19'58.69"N

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BOOK TOWER

TIMES SQUARE STATION

42°20'0.37"N

BRICKTOWN STATION

42°19'59.24"N 42°19'58.69"N

BOOK BUILDING

CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK DETROIT’S POINT of ORIGIN

MICHIGAN AVE. STATION

42°19'53.55"N

MILLENDER CENTER STATION

42°19'47.05"N

FORT/CASS STATION

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83° 2'46.32"W 83° 2'45.58"W

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83° 3'3.08"W

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The Caretaker, Surveying in Suspended Animation The Astrographers, Looking Up at the Sky


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The Caretaker’s Apartment and Archive


The Geographer’s Den and Mechanism


The Astrographer’s Den and Mechanism


Jesen Tanadi - RISD Architecture Degree Project 2011 Drawing Set