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kayla browne

calgary, alberta, canada kayla.browne@gmail.com 403.478.4967

portfolio


resume · page 2

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hills · page 4 forrest positive / forrest negative · page 5 octopus · page 6 bark · page 7 feathers · page 8 flower colour study / orange flower · page 9 lady · page 10 acorn · pencil · page 11 eyetime 2012 photo competition · page 12

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infill · page 14 infill in production · page 16 laneway · page 18 calgary stampede western heritage museum concept · page 22 nomodic 50 person modular structures · page 26 nomodic 500 person modular structures · page 28 white orchid bridal boutique · page 30 fifth avenue · page 32

+ academic influence a small storey · page 36 21st c suburbia · page 38 21st c housing · page 42 centre for dialogue · page 46 freemantle art gallery · page 54 models · page 60

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resume Education

Experience

Master of Architecture (Honours) * Graduated with distinction University of Sydney Graduated December 2011 Sydney, NSW, Australia

Intern Architect AAA BKDI Architects Calgary, Ab, Canada February 2013 - Present

Master of Architecture University of Western Australia March 2010 - June 2010 Perth, WA, Australia Bachelor of Environmental Design University of Manitoba Graduated 2007 Winnipeg, Mb, Canada Bachelor of Commerce - credit transfer University of Alberta September 2002 - April 2004 Edmonton, Ab, Canada

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• Concept design to completed submission of Development Permit drawings for an eight building commercial retail centre; duties included conceptual and schematic design, site analysis, permit application process, consultant management, design development, building code and zoning compliance, and building / site details. • Concept design and design development for a major museum, including site and building programming, logo design and material research and selection. • Worked as a design architect on cultural assembly buildings, a large scale campus site plan, commercial retail projects and multifamily residential buildings.

• Contract Administration on site and in office for resident occupancy of multifamily residential buildings. • Developed a working knowledge of the National Building Code and zoning bylaws. Independent Work December 2011 - Present • Development Permit drawings, Building Permit drawings and details for ETCH BUILT out of Edmonton, Alberta for home additions, renovations and new builds. • Interior design, branding, logo design, marketing, business card design and website concept for retail wedding store White Orchid Bridal Boutique in Grand Prairie, Alberta, including ongoing graphic upkeep and website maintenance.


Design Lead and Sustainability Karoleena Inc. Calgary, Ab, Canada March 2012 - December 2012 • Generated all in-house design concepts communicated by floor plans, elevations, sections and 3d model. • Developed initial concept / ideas based on key information provided by clients, site constraints and Karoleena team goals. Projects consisting of single family residential, multi family residential, office spaces and modular facilities. • Design of 8 standard cabin plans and 8 standard house plans defining Karoleena’s standard. • Drawing, supervision and review

of detailed working drawings for Development Permit / Building Permit applications and submission of applications. • Considered all materials and costs according to set budgets and gave advice regarding project fees. Researched new materials and approved project interior and exterior specifications. • Educated other design team members and Karoleena staff about sustainable initiatives, ensured these sustainable initiatives were met in every project as well collaborated to reach our benchmark Energy Star rating scale for CSA. • Prepared written project contracts, design questionnaire, internal documentation and filing organization. • Daily collaboration with in house shop team consisting of framers, finishers, electricians, plumbers, HVAC specialists and welders.

Junior Designer Ben Braham Architects Perth, WA, Australia June 2010 – August 2010

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• Founder of the NEAT blog, concept / graphic design, writing and works on the multidisciplinary art, design, fashion, music and food blog www.theneatblog.com

• Worked with and helped my studio professor Ben Braham as he started his independent architectural practice. • Responsibilities including conceptual design generation by generating physical and 3D models (SketchUp), hand and computer drawings (AutoCAD). • Small scale housing developments on sub divided residential lots involved providing alternative solutions to the required planning laws.

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resume Project List Junior Intern Architect Architecture | ATB Edmonton, Ab, Canada May 2007 – January 2010 • Responsibilities including design and preparation of Development Permit Drawings, working drawing preparation and site plan generation using AutoCAD computer aided design. • Graphical presentation and marketing of a variety of projects using Adobe Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop and Microsoft power point. • Playing a role in design and production on a variety of projects under the guidance of a Project Architect, either the principal Joe Tkalcic or Project Architect Rui Nakao. Projects worked on included multi-family residential, health care facilities, recreational facilities, commercial retail units and 30 acre master planning sites.

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• Calgary Stampede Western Heritage Museum Concept, cultural, Calgary, Alberta, BKDI Architects (2013) • Calgary Stampede Master Plan, urban planning, Calgary, Alberta, BKDI Architects (2013) • Gateway 17, commercial and retail, Calgary, Alberta, BKDI Architects (2013) • Infill, single family residence, Edmonton, Alberta, Karleena Inc. (2013) • White Orchid Bridal Boutique, store layout/design, brand identity and logo, Grand Prairie, Alberta, Independent work (2012) • Bottrill Street, single family residence, Perth, Western Australia, Braham Architects (2011) • Pink House, single family residence, Edmonton, Alberta, ETCH BUILT (2010) • Art Gallery of Alberta, cultural, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2010)

• Garneau Theatre Restoration, cultural, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2009) • Cecil Place, commercial and office, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2008) • Century Park Development, urban planning, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2007-2010) • Centre in the Park, multi-family residential and urban planning, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2007-2010) • Emerald Hills Urban Village, multifamily residential, commercial, retail, office and urban planning, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2007-2010) • 105th Avenue, multi-family residential, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2007-2009) • Leduc Recreation Centre, recreation, Edmonton, Alberta, Architecture | ATB (2009)


Exhibitions + Publications

Volunteer Work

• Adobe Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop • Vector Works, AutoCAD 2011/2012 and Revit BIM • Rhnio 3D (Grashopper, Podium), Form Z 3D, SketchUp (Podium) • Climate Consultant 5 • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook • Water colour, photography, hand drawing, pen and ink, edge brush, oil painting and chalk pastel

• EyeTime 2012 Photo Competition finalist, Category 02 Future Voices, mymorpholio.com • Youtopia, Sydney Festival collaboration with University of Sydney digital studio 2011 for theatre design, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney, January 12 - 26, 2012 • Youtopia; A Passion for the Dark, Edited by Dagmar Reinhardt, Freerange Press 2012 • aMaze graduation exhibition and publication, University of Sydney, December 1-8, 2011 • Semester end exhibition, University of Western Australia, June 2010 • Art Auction, City Centre Church, Edmonton, Alberta, 2008 • Year end studio exhibition, University of Manitoba, 2007 • Sktech Camp Exhibition, University of Manitoba, 2006 • Edson Red Brick Society Art Show, Edson, Ab, 1999-2002

• Organized a design charrette (myself and 3 other designers) for the designers at Architecture | ATB to enrich, nurture and create a studio culture within the office place. • Participated in an art auction, Edmonton City Centre Church. Displayed my art work, to raise money for the Belize Project and art supplies for Edmonton’s troubled youth • Edson Food Bank and Edmonton Food Bank • Edson Cultural Historical Organization and Art Society (Red Brick School) • Coached a mixed, female and rep soccer teams, Edson, Alberta (2000-2004)

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artistic influence

hills forrest positive ∙ forrest negative octopus bark feathers colour study ∙ orange flower lady acorn eyetime 2012 photo competition


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1 This image was inspired by a piece of bark, which ended up looking more like rolling hills. Different pen techniques were used to give the image texture and depth. 2 & 3 The two images of the same forest were a positive and negative space study. The first one outlines everything in the foreground giving it a profile. The second image defines everything in the background, bringing the background to life. One naturally draws the positive image - switching from one study to the other is mentally challenging and helps one better understand the context and nature of the selected study. Both offer a completely different focus and interpretation of the same view.

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1 Hills - pen and ink 8.5 x 11 inches 2 Forrest positive - pen and ink 6 x 9.5 inches 3 Forrest negative - pen and ink 6 x 9.5 inches

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description 1 This chalk pastel drawing is a monochromatic colour study of an octopus in its surroundings. By using only one hue it makes for a challenging representation of the intricate tendons and flowing arms of the sea creature. Proportions and placement were the main challenge with this piece along with the added challenge of colour mixing with one hue. Planning the exact position of the octopus in relation to the colour change of the water and where exactly to change the colour of the water was an key study in this drawing. 2 The Bark drawing represents an actual piece of bark only colour abstracted. By using different colours verses barks conventional brown tone the drawing highlights and celebrates the colour change from light to dark in the barks profile.

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1 Octopus - chalk pastel - 26 x 36 inches 2 Bark - chalk pastel - 8.5 x 11 inches

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1 The feathers painting/drawing is an abstract mixing of colours with water and coloured ink. After it was dry, I went in with a pencil crayon and pen & ink and followed along with the flowing colours and lines to make feather-like images. 2 I stretched spandex over a 3’x 3’ frame I made, instead of using conventional canvas. I painted a flower using latex paint then proportionally painted over the drawing with the thickness of the lines representing the amounts the colours were present in the flower. 3 This watercolour painting is an image of an orange flower at the International Peace Gardens on the Canadian and American border south of Winnipeg, MB, Canada. I used pen & ink to give the flower detail as well as a foreground and background.

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1 Feathers - coloured pen, water, pencil crayon, pen and ink 10 x 10 inches 2 Flower colour study - 3’x 3’ - spandex and latex paint 3 Orange flower - water colour, pen and ink 12 x 20 inches

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description 1 This lady was first drawn with pencil and pen, very loosely and freely. Afterwards I scanned the drawing into photoshop and applied various mixtures of filters to create an outline of the image, which once was black and white, colourful. I have since experiment with photoshop, with this is my first most successful attempt mixing drawing with the computer. 2 This realistic pencil drawing of an acorn gave me an appreciation for every curved hard surface and detail the pine cone had over it’s undulating surface. This realistic representation of the acorn called for extreme accuracy with the capturing every curve, light and shadow that fell upon it’s surface.

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1 Lady - mixed media, graphic design 24 x 36 inches 2 Acorn - pencil - 5 x 10 inches

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EyeTime Photo Competition Finalist for Category 02 Future Voices by My Morpholio project. Excerpt from photo competition call for submission: “As the paradigm shift from analog to digital is paired with the emergence of platforms for the digital consumption of images, photography inherently reassess its methods, media and subjects, in order to establish a dialogue with an audience whose visual abilities are increasingly expanded by technology. Thus, this competition challenges you to confront the world with your photography. By sending it out into the field you will test yourself and your work. You are the artist, the curator and the critic . . . How are your photos perceived? What does it take for an image to make a difference within the continuous overflow of data and information we currently inhabit? How can images impact evolving forms of media in order to engage audiences with their message? What is your message? �

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1 Culture of Congestion Category 02 Future Voices Submission, 3 photos

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infill infill in production laneway calgary stampede western heritage museum concept nomodic 50 person modular structures nomodic 500 person modular structures white orchid bridal boutique fifth avenue


infill

This family infill home is to be located in Edmonton, Alberta in the well established neighborhood of Riverbend. Client discovery of a condemned structure of their preexisting home made them turn to Karoleena for quick solution. The clients love for natural light, and the choice to have no blinds on their windows, became a driving force behind the design. Solar louvres were calculated based on the suns angle in the sky at winter and summer solstice. The louvres provide shade in the summer, yet still allow light in. In the winter the louvres are calculated to allow the suns rays to penetrate into the living spaces, passively heating the space as well as providing natural daylight.

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1 Entrance perspective - 3D model 2 Yard perspective - 3D model 3 South elevation - 3D model 4 East elevation - 3D model 5 North elevation - 3D model 6 West elevation - 3D model 7 Main floor plan 1232 sf, Second floor plan 1077 sf

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site plan 1’ = 1/64”

main floor 1’ = 3/32”

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infill in production

1 All walls are comprised of 2 x 4 staggered stud, to make a 2 x 8 wall in total thickness. The walls are spray foamed entirely serving not only as insulation, but also as a vapor barrier to the structure. 2 TJI cold roof structure. 3 Spray foam insulation in cold roof. 4 The skeleton of the structures are engineered steel I beam and steel column connection. This structure is 4 times stronger than your typical stick built framing system. 5 steel column and I beam connection detail. 6 TJI floor framing system spanning between the I beams, with cutouts for mechanical, electrical and plumbing. 7 1 Module. 8 Inside a main floor module with upper and lower stair connection. 9 Floor total composition.

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laneway

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This little laneway home is for an aging couple to move into in the back of their current home in the City of North Vancouver, British Columbia. Located in such close quarters to the primary residence and back lane users, coach houses always struggle to maintain a level of privacy. The exterior cladding of the coach house attempts to maintain a level of privacy while still letting light into the interior space. For example along the front of the coach house the exterior wood screen is located at eye level of someone walking along the lane, while windows below are left uncovered. This wood screen is also used over windows and entrances as a canopy to provide shade during the summer months. Myself and Kyla Baldrey, an architectural technologist, did the Development Permit and Building Permit set of drawings for submission to the City of North Vancouver.

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1 Main floor working drawing plan 998 sf 2 Perspective from laneway- 3D model

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MAIN FLOOR - 998 SQ.FT. 1/4"=1'0"


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SWALE DETAIL 1/2"=1'0"

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CEDAR PRIVACY SCREEN 1/2"=1'0"


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NORTH ELEVATION 1/4"=1'0"

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WEST ELEVATION 1/4"=1'0"

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calgary stampede western heritage museum concept This museum is part of the greater Young Canadians Youth Campus and River Walk on the Calgary Stampede site redevelopment plan. The concept for the Western Heritage Museum is public education and celebration of the history of and the role the stampede plays in the city of Calgary and the province. Larger permanent exhibitions are showcased year round with rotating exhibitions changing depending on the events in the city or at the Stampede. The large windows open fully to draw visitors into the museum and through to the sculpture garden, making the building as permeable and inviting as the site. The iconic arches speak to the traditional wagon/saddle form making the building a permanent conceptual statement for the museum.

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1 Concept sketches 2 Perspective from the North East of the Youth Campus 3 Perspective from the North West of the Youth Campus 4 Night perspective

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youth campus plaza walton hall

permanent exhibition reception hall

rotating exhibition

class room

sculpture garden

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nomodic modular 50 person structures

block harsh winter winds

“Nomodic is an Alberta based supplier and operator of vertically engineered remote workforce accommodations, relocatable communities, and modular commercial and residential building solutions.” Nomodic teamed up with Karoleena to be the manufactures of these executive facilities. Night shift workers quality of sleep, generally unpleasant living conditions and a sprawling footprint are the biggest issues facing these relocatable communities today. Bodies follow a natural Circadian Rhythm which is disrupted when working shift work. The design organizes the day shift workers to sleep on the south side of the building and the night shift workers to sleep on the north, ensuring a more comfortable ‘nights’ sleep. The structure can stack up to 10 stories tall which significantly reduces the building footprints and minimizes wildlife disturbance.

day time sun + protected sunny courtyard

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1 50 person, 3 storey facility - 3D model, exterior design by Dustin Cousins

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nomodic modular 500 person structures

Following the same concept as the 50 many camp, the 500 person camp is composed of 3 different ‘modules’ that are 7 stories tall. Each wing of the facility houses on average 168 people. They are put together in phases to eventually reach the desired total of 500 people. My role in the project was lead design of the conceptual organization of the floor plans and individual units, with assistance from Kelly Royle, Karoleena’s interior design inter. Dustin Cousins from MoDA, who collaborates with Karoleena, was commissioned to design the exterior of the 50 person facility and the larger 500 person facility. Both designs were used to define Nomodic’s standard as well as communicate the ideas to the public, clients and the Government.

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1 500 person, 7 storey facility - 3D model, exterior design by Dustin Cousins, MoDA executive room NTS

each 7 storey wing houses 168 people NTS

▊living / amenities ▊bedrooms ▊circulation ▊services ▊bathrooms

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white orchid bridal boutique

White Orchid Bridal Boutique is Grande Prairie’s newest and exclusive bridal gown retailer. I was approached and commissioned by the proprietor of White Orchid Bridals to envision the brand identity, logo, signage, floor planning, interior design and web identity. The proprietor is a professional dancer by training, with the theater being very close to hear heart thus providing the main concept for the design. Inspired by the 1920’s glamour, the movement Art Deco and the theatre - White Orchid Bridals embodies old glamour and theatrical. The idea that the wedding day is not only a symbol, but the a day for costumes, dancing and reciting ancient traditional speech. One can try on a dress behind a velvet curtain, dance across the checkered floor and take a bow on the podium, a truly unique bridal store experience.

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Business card + logo Main floor plan 2145 sf Wedding dress display - 3D model Change rooms - 3D model Entrance - 3D model

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BRIDAL

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BOUTIQUE

BOUTIQUE

780.532.3577 info@whiteorchidbridals.com 3, 9907-100 Ave, Grande Prairie AB www.whiteorchidbridals.com

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fifth avenue

The following document is a submission to the Edmonton Design Review Committee for a 5th Avenue development on the outer edge of downtown Edmonton, Alberta. The building is designed by Architecture ATB, leed designer Rui Nakao with the document also written by Rui Nakao. My role was creating computer images, taking photos of the site and surrounding area, taking note of the surroundings and layout. The document is 15 pages and addresses every aspect of the design and the effect on its immediate surroundings.

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Project description Building plans Principal A : urbanism Site context

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academic influence

a small storey 21st c suburbia 21st c housing centre for dialogue freemantle art gallery models


a small storey

This small 4 m x 4 m x 6 m house serves as a precedent to the 21c suburbia housing redevelopment. Research indicated the top three desires to have in a home as natural light, views and privacy, in terms of acoustical privacy and views into and out of the house. These top three desires, discovered via take home questionnaire to family and friends, are the driving force behind the design interwoven and incorporated at all levels. These desires tell a story about the sustainable housing space. The ideas of sustainability need to be talked about by consumers not only the media, the concept of sustainability needs to be desirable in the consumers eyes. New sustainable strategies have to be shared, sustainability needs to tell a story, in this case a small storey.

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winter warmth

summer extended living space + shade

storage above the kitchen

movable/multi-use stair

circulation/transition zone

“floating� wooden bedroom

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21st c suburbia

21st c suburbia aims to achieve the basic suburban paradigm of an individually owned house and an individually owned lot of land however, on a substantially smaller lot and house size, ensuring the benefits of greater density, with reduced consumption of land and building resources along with a variety of shared neighborhood facilities. Granville’s, NSW’s existing site conditions are constructed for the car and rely heavily on the grid system. Houses in the neighbourhood turn their backs to Duck Creek; with the trees behind the houses hinting at a creek system you can see but never access. The proposal will activate the creek and construct a path for pedestrians, cutting through the existing grid and provide a ‘shortcut’ to the train station by means of a public walkway along the creek. Houses will now orientate themselves toward the creek and engage with the water course.

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1 Existing site conditions; designed for the car. Granville and the larger context are examined to reveal similar systems. 2 Proposed site; making the creek an accessible public walkway with houses engaging along the waterway.

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green spaces orientated to the creek

to prospect reservoir

facilities orientated to the streets

green spaces orientated to the creek


heritage houses engage with the creek

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flood setback

empty unused back yards solar setback heavy metal pollutants immobile heavy metals concrete barrier

present day pollutants

facilities orientated to creek + main street intersection

low density surrounded by high density

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21st c suburbia

The proposal increases the housing density at the site. New row houses are placed around a public walkway that runs along Duck Creek. Every house has access from the pedestrian pathway. Lanes provide car access and an emergency access to the houses in case of flooding. Parking lots are only provided towards the south of the site at John Street. A commercial building is placed in the intersection of the public walkway along the creek and the major road to the right of the site. The outdoor space surrounding this building is provided with a grid of poles that may be used to house open markets on weekends and provide shading.

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north - south section B 1:650

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21st c housing

Land Use Open spaces consists of a commercial market area and a multi-use path. Two commercial buildings placed on the corner of the street to activate the space and draw people passing by into the space. The lot subdivision divides the original lots longitudinally in 4 then in half. The larger lots located north of the river are 4 m wide by 23 m long, the shorter lots south of the river are 4.5 m wide and 18 m long with a wind path. Circulation A shared path system along the creek between people, vehicles and cyclists. Access to the parking lots is provided by means of pedestrian pathways that run perpendicular to the creek every 50 m. Environmental Strategy Provide adequate solar access to all of the houses with respect to the winter wind angle. Allow the access of cool summer breezes from the south to cool the public pathway and the back houses. The commercial building situated to block the western winter wind.

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21st c housing

Cooling strategies The house has openings at roof level oriented to the south, allowing access to the cold summer breeze at higher temperatures than in ground level. Every space has operable windows or louvers for wind inlet and outlet. Temperature difference During a hot summer day, the temperature difference between the two courtyards causes the cooler air from the rear courtyard to displace the hotter air in the main courtyard expelling from the building. Shading All shading is designed to shade from December to February, the three hottest months of the year. The building has roof overhangs and operable shading devices oriented towards the north. The main bedroom cantilevers to shade the kitchen. Heating Strategies The house is designed to allow as much possible winter solar access and provides the thermal mass of a concrete floor as heat storage. The building will need extra heating in winter, which can be provided through a heated floor slab.

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outdoor corridor

studio overlooking the path

living/tv room

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centre for dialogue

We all come to the dialogue centre with willingness to engage in constructive dialogue, meaning that we are there to listen as much as we are there to share our ideas. It is not a task of domination; you cannot win at dialogue, it is a premeditated task of wanting to understand. In the hermeneutic circle of interpretation the horizon of understanding includes a wide range of visions and describes how ones thought is limited to its own situatedness. To go to a dialogue implies we have a horizon; we can see beyond our horizon and recognize the merit of new ideas. Through questioning and listening, our horizon of understanding shifts and there is a fusion between our historical horizon and the information presented in the dialogue. In Canberra, from whatever vantage point, the only constant horizon is that of Lake Burley Griffin. Connection with the Lake is key to expressing the nature of the horizon at the Centre for Dialogue.

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national library of australia

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1 Master site plan of the Humanities and Sciences Campus in Canberra, ACT.

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Boring Water from Lake Burly Griffin Water is taken from Lake Burly Griffin from a depth of 8 m where less turbid water is located (more clear) than water sourced near the surface/shoreline. Blue green algae will not be present in this water, as the water is too cold and deep for them to survive. The water intake pipe then runs the water back to the water feature on site. A control valve shuts off the water supply and holds the water in the site for cycling within the system for 5 days (show the slope on diagram). After 5 days the water is released from the site back into the lake closer to the surface. This system is environmentally friendly, as it does not use any chemicals, little energy nor expensive filter devices. This process acts like a mini-recharge and may actually slow down the growth of the blue green algae in this portion of the lake therefore the water feature will help this part of the lakes ecosystem.

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after 5 days of cycling in the water feature, the water is expelled back into the Lake acting as a min-recharge for the micro scale ecosystem around the site

colder, algae free water is piped out of lake burly griffin from a depth of 8 m

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water wall

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fremantle art gallery

Located on 10 phillimore street, fremantle, WA in the heart of the original settlement of Perth, WA. This art gallery provided a sensitive topic as the entire district’s architecture is protected by a ‘local identity code.’ This code outlines the entire suburbs building guidelines. If you are walking around with an inquisitive eye you do notice a lot of similar features between all the buildings. One of these features is limiting the elevation of the building to 76% facade and 24% glazing, which I investigated and inverted in attempt to expose the building code as well as respect it. As well I applied this code to the floor plate, this time allocated 24% to void space and 76% program. Channelled glass was used to provide indirect lighting throughout the gallery to maintain the quality of the art works. All the spaces that did not require lighting were treated with a concrete finish therefore the facade, floor plan and floor plate had to work together to achieve and expose the concept.

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east - west section A

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models

Select model studies from Masters of Architecture Program.

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1 Helidion test during winter and summer solstice. 2 Smoke wand test to notice the nature of natural ventilation in the house. 3 Wind tunnel test with dry ice to ensure natural ventilation in the 25 m and 15 m long house.

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Select model studies from Masters of Architecture Program.

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1 Final model 21c housing balsa wood, card and perspex. 2 Final model 21c housing regular sized residential lot divided in half then into quarters. 3 21c housing concept model. 4 Light study for fragmental art gallery.

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