DESIGN VI SIOBHAN OGORMAN
A CENTER FOR SAN JUAN Athletic Center Evacutation Center Community Center
photo credit: kellylavan
Garita del Diablo
Capilla del Cementerio Santa MarĂa
Teatro Emilio S. Belaval
Universidad Sagrado CorazĂłn
Plaza Antonio R. Barcelo Amphitheater
Plaza Antonio R. Barcelo Pavilion
Villa Palmeras Cementery
Parroquia Maria Auxiliadora
San Juan Natatorium
Coliseo de Puerto Rico JosĂŠ Miguel Agrelot
San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico Site Analysis SiteOGorman Analysis Siobhan Siobhan OGorman
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COMPLEX VS PROMENADE
COLUMN TO WALL RELATIONSHIP
WALL AS SURFACE
TEMPORARY STRUCTURE SYSTEM
UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO Observations on passive cooling systems, interior to exterior relationships and drainage systems.
by a multi-level sky lit gallery which serves not only as a place to meet but has a very important climatic role as it funnels cooling breezes throughout the building creating is a chimney effect. The selection of materials such as exposed reinforced concrete and aluminum louvered windows responds to local market conditions and local construction labor force is well skilled in those materials. Aluminum extrusions were manufactured near San Juan and concrete is the local material of choice for seismic and extreme tropical weather conditions. Custom designed colored concrete benches complement the sober exposed concrete palette.
SITE UPR CAMPUS RIO PIEDRAS, PUERTO RICO
PROGRAM OFFICES CLASSROOMS GATHERING SPACES
MATERIALS PERFORATED/EXPOSED REINFORCED CONCRETE ALUMINUM PANEL FACADE CAN WITHOLD EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS
BUILDING SYSTEMS DRAINAGE
CAN WITHOLD EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS
BUILDING SYSTEMS DRAINAGE STRUCTURE