HABITAT + RHONUEL DOMINGCIL ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO

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NCH UNITY PAVILION

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HOPE VALENCIA

Hunters Point, San Francisco

McCoppin and Valencia St., San Francisco

Community + Urban Farms = Food Desert Solution

Community + Immigration + Urban Farms = Cultural Integration

JACK LONDON PARKOUR CENTER

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THE CHASMAL CRAG

Jack London Square, Oakland

Gran Sasso, Italy

Community + Sports + Terminal + Food = Transport Hub

Particle Matters + Experiments = Sustainable Laboratory

FCH VISITOR CENTER

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LAKE MERRITT & OAK RESIDENCES

Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont

Lake Merritt BART Station, Oakland

Community + Park + History = Park Preservation

Affordable Housing + Sustainability = Comprehensive Building


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PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT STATEMENT

Course

Collaborative Project Hunters Point B. Lab

The project is a partnership program with the Northridge Co-

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NCH Pavilion Hunters Point SF

operative Homes Community, San Francisco Parks Alliance, and

Instructors Sammena Sitabkan and Eoanna Harrison

Academy of Art University’s B-Lab Design Build Program. This

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Summer and Fall 2019

project is designed to create a collaborative effort of dealing

Site

NCH Hunters Point, San Francisco, CA

with issues such as the existence of the food deserts in Hunt-

Team

Malak Bellajdel, Rhonuel Domingcil, Corona

ers Point. The pavilion provides an outdoor space that is pro-

Gao, Dylan Ingle, Fabio Lemos, Kenta Oye,

grammed to complement the in-house community garden,

Naomi Rojas, Shunyi Yang, Daniel

encouraging the tenants of the community to harvest, cook,

Cervantes, Harikrishna Patel, Jacob Delaney

educate, peform, and gather in this new space.


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Initial Iteration

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Final Iteration

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Human Scale Model

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Community Meeting


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Final iteration model

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Rear landscape concept

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Final Bench Modules

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Pavilion Setting


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Pavilion @ 100%

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Pavilion Lateral Views

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PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT STATEMENT

Course

Site Operations and Tectonics

The complex consists of two conditions, constriction and

Project

Ferry Terminal Convention Center

expansion. These conditions spread, infect and permeate, causing

Instructor

Alexandria Neyman

programs to constrict and expand. As these conditions constrict

Semester

Fall 2015

and

Site

Jack London, Oakland California

circulations, and hybrid spaces. The entire buildng exhibits hybrid

Team

Rhonuel Domingcil,

capability in the form of transmutation and transf iguration of

Shunyi Yang, Fernanda Kanamori

spaces and programs, establishing program flexibility.

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expand, they create opportunities for different programs,


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Aggregated modules’ behavior

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Individual module

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Individual module behavior

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Floor Plan


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Interior programs’ behavior

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Individual program’s behavior

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Final building species


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PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT STATEMENT

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Site Conditions & Building Performance

The building is submerged to emphasize its deeper connection

Project

Coyote Hills Visitor Center

to the hills and its main axis towards the marshland and the

Feature

Sustainable and site specif ix design

restoration area. In this way, it emphasizes the hierarchal purpose

Instructor Lise Barriere and Joseph King

of the exhibition (history f rom the display) and education. The

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secondary axis, on the other hand, connects itself to the hills and

50 ft by 150 ft

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the existing nectar garden facing the picnic areas, emphasizing

Site:

recreation, preservation and nature experiences.

Coyote Hills Regional Park Fremont CA


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Patte rs

on Ro ad

Preservation Farm Picnic Area

Quail

Trail

Entry

Butterfly Sanctuary

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Mus krat Trail

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Watershed view

Preservation

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il Tr ail Sanctuary

Hillview

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Site plan

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Design concept

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Cool Air In

Warm Air Out

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Sustainability Diagram

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1 Historical Gallery 2 Cafe 3 W/C Male 4 W/C Female 5 MEP 6 Storage 7 Staff Off ice 8 Director ’s Off ice 9 Conference 10 Classroom 11 Service Utility 33 +

Floor Plan

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Longitudinal section plan

12 Inspiration Point

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Final building model


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PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT STATEMENT

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Tectonics and Structures

The building terraces cascade down to the streets of Valencia St.

Project

Housing & Community Center

and McCoppin St, taking advantage of the sun.The roof terraces

Feature

Urban Farm and Immigration

hold the urban farms and create a living roof within the urban

Instructor Karen Seong

environment.The terraced rooftop farms are sliced by vertical

Semester

Spring 2018

planes that organize activated spaces in the circulation areas

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350 x 300 ft.

with opportunities for cultural exchanges through the sharing

Site

Valencia Street, San Francisco

of farming practices f rom different cultural traditions.


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Concept models

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Shear and Plane diagrams

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Program organization diagrams

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Module connections


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Ground Floor

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Fifth floor

B Second floor

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Service area

B Farm/green space

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Building iteration


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Section Plan: 1/8” - 1.0’

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Final building model

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Final renders

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PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT STATEMENT

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3D Digital Modelling

The setting gives the notion of being close to the sky and the

Project

Neutrino Laboratory

stars and compliments what is being experimented under-

Instructor

Shaum Mehra

ground, which is cosmic matters. The pathways excavate the

Sepideh Majidi

structure, creating chambers which then connects to another.

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200 x 500 ft

The pathways and chamber units’ formation resembles the nat-

Semester

Summer 2015

ural formation of caves formed over time with waterflow even-

Site

Gran Sasso, Abruzzo, Italy

tually creating series of chamber cavities.


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Program behavior concept

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Initial module sketches

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Cave-like fenestrations

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Cavernous clay concept model


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Skeletal system network

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Circulation Network

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Interior and exterior renders

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Concrete and glass material concept


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Final building render

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Interior and exterior renders

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PROJECT DETAILS

PROJECT STATEMENT

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Comprehensive Design

The mixed-use podium residential building aims to revitalize

Project

Affordable Housing

the civic qualities of the Lake Merritt Bart Station in Oakland,

Instructor

Goets Frank

California. The project injects the characteristics of a park

Bradley Sugarman

enabling more social encounters to occur between the daily

Specs

350 ft by 400 ft

commuters and users f rom adjacent neighborhoods while

Site

Lake Merit, Oakland

simultaneously formulating an urban oasis for the tenants of

Team

Renji Tang

the building. The floor plan is organized around an interior

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courtyard and supported by the podium structure below.


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PROJ ECT 0 6 | L AKE MERRIT AN D OAK RES ID E NC E S 9th Street: Existing Condition - Civil Service Zone - One way street - Activity Strength

Oak Street: Existing Condition -Main Transitional Street - One-way street -Maddison Park - Activity Strength: High

9th Street

Oak Street

9th Street: Existing Condition - Civil Service Zone - One way street - Activity Strength

Potential User Groups to attract - Students - Nearby Local Residents and workers - Residents from nearby districts - Tourists

Existing Alley

Potential User Groups to attract - Laney College Students - Visitors from Oakland Museum and the Convention Center - Locals and Tourists

Fallon Street

9th Street

Potential User Groups to attract - Laney College Students - Visitors from Oakland Museum and the Convention Center - Locals and Tourists

Fallon Street: Existing Condition -School zone - Two-way street - Activity Strength: Low

Maddison Existing Alley

Potential User Groups to attract - Students and Staff - Nearby Local Residents and workers

Oak Street

Oak Street: Existing Condition -Main Transitional Street - One-way street -Maddison Park - Activity Strength: High

9th Street 8th Street

Potential User Groups to attract - Students - Nearby Local Residents and workers - Residents from nearby districts - Tourists

8th Street: Existing Condition -Commercial/Residential Zone - One way street - Activity Strength: Medium

8th Street

Boundary

Fallon Street

9th Street 8th Street

Potential User Groups to attract - Laney College Students - Nearby Local Residents and workers

Fallon Street: Existing Condition -School zone - Two-way street - Activity Strength: Low

Maddison

Commercial

Residential

Potential User Groups to attract - Students and Staff - Nearby Local Residents and workers

Existing Street Conditions 8th Street

Boundary Division of Massing

Commercial

Residential

Existing Alley

8th Street: Existing Condition -Commercial/Residential Zone - One way street - Activity Strength: Medium

Potential User Groups to attract - Laney College Students - Nearby Local Residents and workers

Existing Street Conditions

Division of Massing

Madisson Park

Existing Alley

Depressed Balcony

Boundary

Commercial

Maddison Park extends its continuity to the front plaza and the Madisson Park middle of the building creating an interior courtyard. Activity enhancement: - Visitor Center - Outdoor plaza extension

Existing Alley extends through the building creating an outdoor garden. This cut creates an opening introducing some sun light into 9th street. Activity enhancement: - Commercial establishments through work and live units - Side and corner plaza - Internet cafe

Residential

The 8th street commercial and residential boundary creats the gap of the south mass creating an outdoor balcony. The scale of the historic residential houses levels the height of the depressed balcony creating a park atmosphere, re-invigorating the neighborhood experience. Activity enhancement: - Food Market - Depressed balcony

Depressed Balcony

Boundary

Activity Enhancements Strategies Maddison Park extends its continuity to the front plaza and the middle of the building creating an interior courtyard. Activity enhancement: - Visitor Center - Outdoor plaza extension

Existing Alley extends through the building creating an outdoor garden. This cut creates an opening introducing some sun light into 9th street. Activity enhancement: - Commercial establishments through work and live units - Side and corner plaza - Internet cafe

Commercial

Residential

The 8th street commercial and residential boundary creats the gap of the south mass creating an outdoor balcony. The scale of the historic residential houses levels the height of the depressed balcony creating a park atmosphere, re-invigorating the neighborhood experience. Activity enhancement: - Food Market - Depressed balcony

Activity Enhancements Strategies

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Building concept development

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Building terraces’ locations

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Initial form iterations

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Building prototype and site context


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Final buidling model

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Building exterior features

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Building amenity spaces

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Final building render


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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

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MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS

For believing in me and guiding me into the world of

Thank you for believing in me. For always staying by my side in

Architecture and Design. For involving me into projects

every endeavor that I take, for motivating me and pushing me

that were inspiring and signif icant to public realm.

through the hardtimes and the badtimes.

MY ADVISORS, VETERANS’ REP AND VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER

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AAU ARCHITECTURE WOODSHOP DEPARTMENT

VRC: Thank you for giving me a sanctuary and a place

For being an instrumental partner during the construction of

that is familiar to me. For Ashley and Veterans Rep: I

the Unity Pavilion in Hunters Point, and for always being flexible

thank you for always being on top of everything. You

and understanding. Thank you for guiding us through the con-

have made my life in the university so much easier.

struction of the bench modules and prototype models.


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