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Sophia Sarver Selected Works 2015-2018

Pratt Institute School of Architecture


"Colors which you can hear with ears; Sounds to see with eyes; The void you touch with your elbows; The taste of space on your tongue; The fragrance of dimensions; The juice of stone. "

-Marcel Breuer


Work Experience

Aug 2018 - Jan 2019

Software

Shadow Architects Architectural Intern New York, New York

Rhinoceros 3D VRay Render, Tsplines Modeling BIM Revit 2019 Vectorworks AutoCAD Microsoft Suite Adobe Creative Suite Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

June - Aug 2016, 2017 ADS Studio Architectural Intern Mclean, Virginia

May-June 2016

Fabrication

Curriculum Vitae

Catholic University of America Research Assistant for Dr. Adnan Morshed Washington D.C.

Hand Crafting Universal Brand Lasercut ProJet Powder 3D Print SLA Resin 3D Print

Dec 2013-Aug 2015

Languages

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Federal Employee in Design Branch Seoul, Korea & Wiesbaden, Germany

Arabic Fluent (Tunisian Dialect) German Semi-fluent

Oct 2013 - March 2015 Gresser Architekten Architectural Intern Wiesbaden Germany

Sept 2016 - Present Pratt Institute Production Facilities Lasershop and 3D Print Lab Monitor New York, New York

Education

Sept 2014 - Present Pratt Institute New York, New York Bachelor of Architecture Minor in Sustainability *Expected Graduation: May 2019 04

Skills

Honors and Awards

2015 - 2018 Martin Rich Award Takeuchi Memorial Scholarship Presidential Merit Scholarship Publication in Pratt's InProcess Presidential Honors

Study Abroad

Jan 2017 - May 2018 Rome, Italy

May - June 2017 Berlin, Germany


Sophia Sarver Selected Works 2015-2018

Contents Curriculum Vitae

Academic Ode to Inwood Climb the Vine A New Roman Civic

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Professional WTHN Acupuncture Space Curtain 350 East 57th Street

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Amusement Rapid Illustration

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Columbia Boathouse Type: Academic Critic: Sarosh Anklesaria Collaborator: Mandy Xie Location: Inwood, NY Columbia Boathouse 06

The redesigning of Spuyten Duyvil Creek in 1936, along with the smoothing down of the Harlem River for trade purposes has turned the site into a major flood/disaster zone, making Inwood Hill Park prone to cycles of destruction. A large amount of forested area was destroyed as a result of this redesign. Therefore, we designed the boathouse as an extension of the park to memorialize what existed naturally and to act as a blockade against flooding. A long-spanning steel folded plate system constitutes the boathouse's structure, integrates public roof programs, and merges the building with the landscape.


Columbia Boathouse

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Columbia Boathouse

Facade section

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Columbia Boathouse

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Short sections

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Columbia Boathouse

Long sections

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Spuyten Duyvil Creek

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Site plan


Columbia Boathouse

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Level 1 & level 2 plans

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Columbia Boathouse

Lounge space

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Columbia Boathouse Exterior playscape

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Columbia Boathouse Interior circulation

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Columbia Boathouse

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Promenade

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Climb the Vine Type: Academic Critic: Lapshan Fong Location: New York, New York Climb the Vine 20

Vines naturally run throughout and around a structure, eventually supporting it while providing a means of climbing. In the design of this folly pavilion, a series of “vine” components aggregate into a climable framework. Through models, the components’ organization, dimension, and materiality is explored. Undergoing transformations including that from solid/void into plane/line, the vines become the building. The pavilion is siteless, but is meant for all ages to explore - although only the most agile can reach its furthest extensions.


Climb the Vine

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Climb the Vine

Lightwell

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Climb the Vine

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Pavilion framework

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Climb the Vine

Massing strategy

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Component aggregation

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A New Roman Civic Type: Academic Critic: Duks Koschitz Collaborator: Bahar Partovi Location: Vatican Spina

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"The youngest Italians are the ones to whom religious experience is most foreign. They clearly go to church less, believe in God less, pray less, trust the Church less, identify themselves as Catholic less, and say that being Italian does not mean being Catholic."

The Vatican as a political and economical authority is losing its contemporary relevance to Italians, as religion lessens as a dominant social factor. Through a proposed visitor's center to be located along the Via della Conciliazone, we aimed to reimagine the "Roman Civic" through programs that emphasize education, conversation, and expression. The center provides lecture halls, a library, museum, exhibition spaces, and workshop platforms for the discussion and awareness of controversial issues such as immigration, politics of the Vatican state, and LGBT rights. We looked to the Nolli plan for design inspiration, as we focused on the spatial ground - through guiding pathways and gestural architecture, lingering piazzas, and porous building blocks that allow for public inclusion.


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A New Roman Civic

Museum entrance

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A New Roman Civic

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Urban gestures

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A New Roman Civic

Section through library (top) & plan (bottom) 30


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Section through urban gallery (top) and plan (bottom)

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A New Roman Civic

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A New Roman Civic

Gallery space

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WTHN Acupuncture Type: Professional Firm: Shadow Architects Location: Flat Iron District, NY WTHN Acupuncture 36

WTHN is a concept that envisions acupuncture as the next boutique wellness trend. I participated in the design of its Flat Iron District studio, whereat restorative healing therapies (to include acupuncture, cupping, and herbal treatments) are offered. As a modern reinterpretation of ancient medicinal procedures, this facility aims to address a larger audience through an emphasis on accessibility and convenience. This "ultra-modern healing oasis" features a reception space, lounge area, and series of sound-resilient treatment cubicles, abstracting the vision of natural healing into a spatial process.


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WTHN Acupuncture SYMBOLS / DRAWING KEY - CONSTRUCTION PLANS

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION NOTES: 1. GC TO PROVIDE A DURATION SCHEDULE FROM PROJECT COMMENCEMENT FOR EACH OF THE FOLLOWING STAGES OF CONSTRUCTION: DEMOLITION , ROUGH FRAMING, ROUGH ELECTRICAL, & ROUGH PLUMBING. NO ROUGH FRAMING, PLUMBING, OR ELECTRICAL MAY BE COVERED OVER UNTIL ARCHITECT & BUILDING REPRESENTATIVE HAVE INSPECTED THE WORK. 2. USE FIRE-RATED MATERIALS FOR ALL BLOCKING, SUB-FLOORS , AND SIMILAR ITEMS USED FOR CONSTRUCTION . 3. FIRE EXTINGUISHERS: EXTINGUISHERS HAVING A GROSS WEIGHT OF 40 POUNDS OR LESS MUST BE INSTALLED SO THAT THE TOP OF THE EXTINGUISHER IS NOT MORE THAN 5 FEET ABOVE THE FLOOR. HANDHELD FIRE EXTINGUISHERS HAVING A GROSS WEIGHT EXCEEDING 40 POUNDS SHALL BE INSTALLED SO THAT THEIR TOPS ARE NOT MORE THAN 3.5 FEET ABOVE THE FLOOR. THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE FLOOR AND THE BOTTOM OF INSTALLED HAND-HELD EXTINGUISHERS SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN 4 INCHES. NO FIRE EXTINGUISHER IS ALLOWED TO BE ON THE FLOOR. 4. REQUIRED SMOKE DETECTOR AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR ALARMS SHALL RECEIVE THEIR PRIMARY POWER SOURCE FROM A DEDICATED BRANCH CIRCUIT OR THE UN-SWITCHED PORTION OF A BRANCH CIRCUIT ALSO USED FOR POWER AND LIGHTING, AND SHALL BE EQUIPPED WITH A BATTERY BACKUP. SMOKE ALARMS SHALL EMIT A SIGNAL WHEN THE BATTERIES ARE LOW. WIRING SHALL BE PERMANENT AND WITHOUT A DISCONNECTING SWITCH OTHER THAN AS REQUIRED FOR OVER-CURRENT PROTECTION. 5. NOTIFY ARCHITECT IF DEMOLITION UNCOVERS AN UNFORESEEN CONDITION THAT AFFECTS THE SCOPE OF WORK PRIOR TO PROCEEDING . PLUMBING NOTES: 1. SEE PLUMBING DRAWINGS. 2. ALL WATER & STEAM VALVES TO REMAIN ACCESSIBLE AT ALL TIMES. COORDINATE ACCESS PANEL LOCATIONS WITH ARCHITECTS IN FIELD. 3. COORDINATE ALL SHUT DOWNS WITH BUILDING LANDLORD TO BE PERFORMED AT A MUTUALLY CONVENIENT TIME. 4. WATERPROOF PAN: INSTALL FIRST FLOOR PLUMBING ITEMS OUTSIDE OF THE TOILET ROOM, INCLUDING HALLWAY SINKS, HOT WATER HEATER, & HVAC BOILER, IN 18 Ga. STAINLESS STEEL WATERPROOF PAN MIN. 2" HIGH WITH WATER SENSOR WITH AUDIBLE ALARM IN PAN AREA, HONEYWELL LYRIC OR APPROVED EQUAL. SEE APPLIANCE SCHEDULE.

BUILDING LOBBY (NO WORK)

WAITING AREA

EXISTING PARTITION OR EXTERIOR WALL TO REMAIN

EXISTING INTERIOR PARTITION TO BE REMOVED LINE ABOVE

SD NEW DOOR IN NEW FRAME, U.N.O.

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PARTITION TYPE

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DOOR LABEL, SEE DOOR SCHEDULE FOR CORRESPONDING NUMBERED DESCRIPTION

LINE BELOW AREA OF NO WORK

"BOIC"

ITEM PROVIDED BY OWNER, INSTALLED BY CONTRACTOR .

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CABINETRY LABEL, SEE CABINETRY SCHEDULE FOR CORRESPONDING NUMBERED DESCRIPTION

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APPLIANCE LABEL, SEE APPLIANCE & EQUIP. SCHEDULE FOR CORRESPONDING NUMBERED DESCRIPTION

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SMOKE & CARBON MO HARDWIRED WITH BAT

ILLUMINATED EXIT SIG LIGHTING HARD-WIRED BACK-UP (SHADED ARE SIDE INDICATES DIRECTION

ILLUMINATED EXIT SIG BATTERY BACK-UP EM

EMERGENCY LIGHTING DRAWINGS

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DIRECTIONAL SIGNAGE PHOTOLUMINESCENT

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TREATMENT AREA

LOCKERS RECEPTION SEATING

ELECTRIC PANEL

EXISTING DOOR TO REMAIN

NEW PARTITION, SEE A001 FOR CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

STAFF BATHROOM

REQUIRED CLEARANC

CHECK-IN DESK

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Sections through reception, treatment area (top) & plan (bottom)

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FLOOR PLAN - FIRST Scale: 1/4" = 1'-0"


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Treatment space (top) & merchendise display, vanity (bottom)

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Space Curtain Type: Product Design (Current) Advisor: Duks Koschitz Location: New York, New York

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"We've all experienced the dreaded shower curtain effect: you turn on your shower and the cold wet curtain clings to your body."

As airflow in a shower is pulled in the direction of running water, its curtain tends to swell inwards and cling to the user. In response, inventor Patrick Raymond proposes the "Space Curtain" to direct the curtain away from the tub. An attachable structure from which a curtain can be hung, Duks Koschitz and I developed model prototypes that investigate balance and span. These models also explore folding as a tectonic strategy and performance once produced in polyesterine. Throughout these iterations, I designed presentation spreads for potential manufacturers - funding was enthusiastically covered by Kickstarter.


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Space Curtain

Schematic sketches

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Space Curtain

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Fold completely, then seal over holes

Manufacture instructions (top) & technical drawings (bottom)

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350 East 57th Street Type: Professional (under construction) Firm: Shadow Architects Location: NY

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The owner of this Upper East Side loft wanted a renovation that maximized space while giving it a refreshing, classic feel. Due to an asbestos condition that led to increasingly thick cielings, floors and walls overtime, extensive work was required to remove it. I helped coordinate this phase, along with designing a new kitchen and set of bathrooms. The owner was heavily involved in discussions of interiors concepts, and we eventually settled on a palette of dark wood floors and white painted walls and cabinetry, with select statement marble accents, and the metal and glass partition separating the kitchen from the living room.


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07.18.18 ISSUE:

07.18.18 PROGRESS SET

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BATHROOM 2 WEST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

BATHROOM 2 EAST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

CAB. 14 15 12 13 A204

15 A204

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BATHROOM 2 SOUTH ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

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BATHROOM 2 WEST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

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CAB.

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BATHROOM 2 EAST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

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CAB. 14 15 12 13 A204

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13 ELEVATION BATHROOM 2 EAST BATHROOM 2 EAST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

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A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

BATHROOM 213 EASTBATHROOM ELEVATION2 EAST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0" A204 05

A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

MASTER BATHROOM SOUTH ELEVATION

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Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

12 A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0" A204 Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0" 04 MASTER BATHROOM WEST ELEVATION A204 Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

BATHROOM 212 NORTH BATHROOM ELEVATION 2 NORTH ELEVATION11 OPEN OPEN

Stone - A2 05

A204

A204

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MASTER BATHROOM SOUTH ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

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Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

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Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

BATHROOM 211 PLANBATHROOM DETAIL 2 PLAN DETAIL Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0" A204 03

A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

MASTER BATHROOM EAST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

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OPEN

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MASTER BATHROOM WEST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

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12 11 11 DETAIL BATHROOM 2 NORTH ELEVATION BATHROOM 2 NORTH ELEVATION BATHROOM 2 PLAN BATHROOM 2 PLAN DETAIL

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A204

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MASTER BATHROOM EAST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

04 05 02 03 A204

ARCHITECT: LARRY COHN, R.A.

14 A204

GILLIGAN RESIDENCE GILLIGAN RESIDENCE 350 EAST 57TH ST (14TH FLOOR) 350 East 57th St. 350 EAST 57THNEW ST (14TH FLOOR) YORK, NY 10022 NEW YORK, NY 10022

15 2 SOUTH ELEVATION Tile -BATHROOM A1 A204 Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

ARCHITECT: LARRY COHN, R.A.

CLIENT:

ALISON GILLIGAN SHADOW ARCHITECT, P.C. CLIENT: 119 WEST 23RD ST, #404, NEW YORK, NY 10011 ALISON SHADOW ARCHITECT, P.C. 212.533.3710 TEL GILLIGAN 212.659.0059 FAX PROGRESS SET 119 WEST 23RD ST, #404, NEW YORK, NY 10011 WWW.SHADOWARCHITECTS .COM 212.533.3710 TEL 212.659.0059 FAX WWW.SHADOWARCHITECTS .COM ISSUE:

DATE:

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DRAWN BY: SS/AL

DRAWN BY:

SCALE: AS SHOWN

SCALE: AS S

WHEN PRINTED 24x36

DATE: SEE ISSUE DATES ABOVE

DATE: SEE

PROJ. #: 1815-1

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INTERIOR ELEVATIONS

INTER ELEVA

02 NORTH 01 PLAN MASTER BATHROOM MASTER ELEVATION BATHROOM NORTH01ELEVATION MASTER BATHROOM MASTER DETAIL BATHROOM PLAN DETAIL Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A-204.00 A-2 DRAWN BY: SS/AL SCALE: AS SHOWN

DRAWN BY: S

WHEN PRINTEDSCALE: 24x36 AS SHO

SHEET 1 OF 1

DATE: SEE ISSUE DATES ABOVE DATE: SEE ISS PROJ. #: 1815-1

Bathroom interior elevations 03 A204

03 MASTER BATHROOM MASTER EAST ELEVATION BATHROOM EAST ELEVATION Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0" A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

PROJ. #: 1815

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02 01 01 MASTER BATHROOM MASTER NORTHBATHROOM ELEVATIONNORTH ELEVATION MASTER BATHROOM MASTER PLAN DETAIL BATHROOM PLAN DETAIL Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0" A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"

A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0" A204

Scale: 1/2" = 1'-0"


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Rapid Illustration Type: Amusement Location: N/A

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To my surprise, hand drawing has seldom been a part of my architectural education - until I participated in Pratt's Rome Program, where hand drawing was emphasized. I found that when it came to on-site representation - in Italy, especially - a drawing painted a more truthful and experiential image than a photograph. Perspectival compositions are greatly distorted by the camera lens, while hand drawing allow for lines to meet where they should, with added poetry. We were always on the move, traveling through Florence, Rome, Palermo, Ravenna, etc., so I had to learn to draw quickly. By the end of the excursion, I developed a method to rapidly illustrate (within ten minutes) the quality of a space, without accuracy.


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Rapid Illustration

MACRO - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea

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Rapid Illustration

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Sant'Ivo della Sapienza.

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