create visual spectacle and direct movement
phase one exploring landform through geometic shapes
using squares as a often stationary shape to create the illusion of movement
accociation of circles with friendliness and safe spaces; outside rotates to reveal and conceal
triangles as the strongest shape balance precariously to allow human through valley
phase two exploring twisting through structure
1. Form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape. 2. Cause to rotate around something that remains stationary; turn.
gateways maintains original use of site as a shortcut; crooked pergolas preserve sense of twisting
playground encourages pedestrians to rest on terraced landforms; slide allows swift movement through site
ribbon structure wraps around the path and draws the eye towards open space; ramp betters accessibility
utilizing materials to strengthen intitial concept
mirrored paths structure creates path surrounding existing trees, curving to create twisted, distorted reflections
final model photos / blurb
shavonne yu project 2: site operations ends 301
An architectural exploration of the verb twist.