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N AT H A N SHAKURA A R C H I T EC T U R E & DESI G N P O R T FOLIO 201 8 -2 0 2 0


NATHAN SHAKURA

T O R ON T O, O N S HA K U R A . A R T@G MAIL .C O M 6 1 3 3 55 28 7 6

Hello! I a m a d e signe r & stude nt b a sed in Toronto, a nd origina lly from a sm al l ru ral t o wn c a l l e d War kw o r th. I am pursuing a ca reer in a rc hit ecture a n d am i n t er e s te d i n a ll m at e r ial fo r m s o f design. I look forwa rd to colla bora ti ng wi t h y ou ! EXPERIENCE P ilot C o ffe e R o a st e r s

Barista | May 2016-present In my work as a ba rista at Pilot I am responsible for producing high quality beverages in a fast paced large volume setting, and maintaining the day-to-day operations of the cafe. I often occupy a leadership role and enjoy work ing with my team to help us thrive.

P h ilip B e e s l e y Ar chite ct Inc.

Production Assistant | Oct.-Nov. 2019 At PBAI I assisted in fabrication and construction of a sculptural installation. This involved following detailed construction drawings and utilizing various tools to manipulate construction materials such as drill, angle grinder, and a toaster oven.

M a lay k a H o u s e

Construction | Oct. 2017 Located near For t Por tal, Uganda, t his project is an off-grid Eco-lodge being built to expand t he orhanage’s existing Safari business. Util izing local lumber milled on site and timber frame construction t he build seeks to provide a place of employment and jumping off point for t he children of Malayk a House.

EDUCATION Environmental Design

OCAD University | May 2016-present M y s t u d i e s i n t h e E . D. p ro g r a m a re ro o t e d i n t h e d eve l o p m e n t o f d e s i g n s k i l l s fo r a r c h i t e c t u r a l , i n t e r i o r, a n d l a n d s c a p e s p a c e . A d e s i g n m e t h o d o l o g y o f r e s e a r c h , a n a l y s i s , design and presentation are practiced with concentration on conceptual development.

International Development & Gender Studies University of Ottawa | 2013-2016

DIGITAL SKILLS

MANUAL SKILLS

AutoCad

Manual Drafting

Rhino

Model making

Sketchup

Wo o d L a t h e

Illustrator

Wo o d J o i n e r y

Photoshop

Research

InDesign

Latte Art

Wo r d REFERENCES ARE AVAIL ABLE UPON REQUEST. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND SPACE !


contents 04 live/work coffee shop residence 10 jack layton ferry terminal pavilion 16 bloor viaduct parasite habitat 18 a refuge from the industrial city 24

munk school of global affairs pavilion


MUNK SCHOOL O AFFAIRS PAVILION 20 18 | Han d D r a f t i n g , P h o tosh op, Phy s i cal M o d e l T his p roj ec t w a s a pav i l i o n for t h e c ou r tyard o f t h e M u n k S c hool of Gl ob al Af fa i r s a t U o f T. I w as gi ven a ve r b as a d e s i g n pro m pt, and m i ne wa s to m od ul a te . T h e d a r ker wood pan e l s are w a l n u t , a n d t h e s tructure’s fram e i s l a s e r c u t b i rc h pl ywood. T h e pan e l s “m o d u l a te ” w i t h t he natural fo rce of t h e w i n d a n d h u m an forces. T he p av ilio n h a s a n o pe n p rogram , wi t h l arg e wo o d s e a t i n g fe atures and a w al n u t s t a g e ove r h a n g i ng t h e w ater featu re i n t h e M u n k S c h o ol cour tyard.

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MU N K SC HO O L O F G LO B AL A FFA IR S PAV IL IO N

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MU N K SC HO O L O F G LO B A L A FFA IR S PAV IL IO N

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LIVE/WORK COFF RESIDENCE 2019 | Rhi n o , V- R ay, Il l u s t rator, Photos hop , P hys i c a l m o d e l Upon ar r iv i n g a t t h e s i te , o ne is i mm ed i a te l y fa c e d w i t h t h ree volu mes of s t r u c t u re : t h e w i de fi rs t f loor, t he o f fs e t s e c o n d f l oor, and t h e even m o re o f fs e t t h i rd fl oor. If ar r i v in g f ro m Qu e e n s t re et, t h e mo s t n oti c e a b l e fe a t u re i s t h e two sto r y, d ar k a n d f l ow i n g c u r vi l i near con crete fa รง a d e /s u p p o r t structure t h at i s rem i n i s c e n t o f t h e dept h s of s moot h b l a c k c o f fe e . T hi s i s con tr as ted w i t h t h e l i g h t tones of hard m ap l e c l a d d i n g o f t h e fi rs t and sec on d f l o o r, a n d t h e d a r k s tai ned clad d in g of t h e t h i rd - f l o o r vol um e. Th e stai r ca s e t o t h e s e c o n d a n d t h ird fl oor i s fr am e d b y w i n d o w s a lig n e d w i th i ts geo m e t r y, a n d a l l ows t h e r esi dent/ us e r / g u e s t t o e n t er e a c h fl oor w hi l e m a x i m i z i n g f l o or s p a c e on each l ev e l . T h e s e c o n d f lo o r featur es a p o w d e r r o o m a n d a mp le seati ng to r e l a x a n d e n j o y d e lic io u s brew s, w hi l e g a z i n g o u t t h e mu lt ip le fl oor -to-ceil i n g w i n d o w. A t t h e re a r of the fl oor i s t h e e x i t t o t h e wra p ar ound dec k , w h i c h i s f r a me d b y t h e ov er hang o f t h e t h i r d f l o o r a b o v e , a n d the concr et e s u p p o r t t o t h e s o u t h . 10


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LIVE / WORK C O F F E E S H O P RESIDENCE

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LIVE / WORK C O F F E E S H O P R E SIDENCE

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FERRY TERMINAL 2019 | Rhi n o , G r a s s h o ppe r, Il l ustrator

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L PAVILION

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9mm CNC milled stea m bent birc h ply wood & c lea r va rat h ane 2mm EPDM wa terproof membra ne 9mm CNC milled ste am bent birc h plywood

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Th e m ate r i a l i t y o f t h e s t r u c ture i s in for med by t h e n e e d fo r i t to b e con s tr u cte d s i m pl y by mysel f and a cou p l e of c o m r a d e s , a s we l l as b e able to d eco n s t r u c t i t a f te r a year of resid e n cy. T h i s i s s e e n i n t h e mo s t l y p l y wo o d ex te r i o r c l addi ng, an d s tick f ra m e c o n s t r u c t i o n. T h e larg e d eck s t r u c t u re i s i n te nded to b e a s oci a l s pa c e , w h i l e al s o d ou b l i n g as s to r a g e s pa c e .

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A REFUGE FROM INDUSTRIAL CITY 202 0 | R hi n o , Illus tr ator, Phy s i cal Mo d e l My d e s i g n i n te n t for t his p ark i s to create a re f u g e for p eop l e o u ts i d e t h e g r i d of t h e mo d e r n i n d u s t r i a l city. Utilizi n g org an ic r hy t h m s an d s e q u e n c e , alcoves an d n ook s are c re a te d t h ro u g hou t t h e spa ce to he l p soot he t he to r t u re d s o u l s of t he alie n a te d resid e n ts of t h is cap ital i s t hell s cap e . Th is i s a f re e spa ce ou ts i d e t h e m on e ti ze d u rban s p ace t h at s u r rou n d s it. Pe op l e ca n slee p , cook , a n d occu py t his s pa c e ou ts i d e of t h e con s tr ai n ts o f t h e sta te an d c a pi t a l . 24


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A RE F UG E FR O M T H E IN D U S T R IA L CIT Y

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NAT HA N S HAK U R A PORT F OL IO SH AK UR A . A R T @G M AIL .C O M 613 3 55 2 8 76

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NATHAN SHAKURA PORTFOLIO 2020  

Portfolio of architectural design up to second year of Environmental Design at OCAD University.

NATHAN SHAKURA PORTFOLIO 2020  

Portfolio of architectural design up to second year of Environmental Design at OCAD University.

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