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create visual spectacle and direct movement


phase one exploring landform through geometic shapes


twist

using squares as a often stationary shape to create the illusion of movement


encircle

accociation of circles with friendliness and safe spaces; outside rotates to reveal and conceal


support

triangles as the strongest shape balance precariously to allow human through valley


phase two exploring twisting through structure


twist verb

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


phase three

utilizing materials to strengthen intitial concept


materials mylar

foamboard

wire


mirrored paths structure creates path surrounding existing trees, curving to create twisted, distorted reflections

final model photos / blurb


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shavonne yu project 2: site operations ends 301


TWIST  

An architectural exploration of the verb twist.

TWIST  

An architectural exploration of the verb twist.

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