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Time Institute Hybrid Station on Quarry | MO, US, 2016 | Gia Daskalakis

Th e i n s t i t u t e o f t i m e i s a “fl u i d�, adaptable and documentar y station focusing on curating connections and sequences. Th e i n s t i t u t e h o p e s t o c u r a t e connections and sequences established by human occupation and existing site conditions. Equipped with light mechanism, the institute also adapts to changes including occupation, seismic forces and light, as well as d o c u m e n t s t h e i r t r a j e c t o r y.


S er ving potentially a meteorologist, historian and artist, the station is a h y b r i d o f i n s t r u m e n t a t i o n s t u d i o, planetarium, residential unit, galler y s p a c e a n d l i b r a r y. Th e p r o g r a m diagram illustrates how this hy brid of programs is manipulated in time and space. Th e s p a t i a l a r r a n g e m e n t p o s s e s s e s biological references to cardial tissues, which informs the connection e x p e r i e n t i a l l y.

Yiran Zhang: Architecture Undergraduate Porfolio  
Yiran Zhang: Architecture Undergraduate Porfolio