Thursday, April 24, 2008

perspective view of the roof

section detail

building performance concept

Building systems:
Cool air is provided by pipes running in the foundation. It is blown out from the columns, then it circulates through the building. The hot used air is exhausted through the upper part of the column.

columns with openings for air in- and outtake

floor plan

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Friday, April 18, 2008

Thursday, April 17, 2008

section + close up

site plan closer


site perspective

the image shows the undulations and outlines of the roof in relation to the ground.

Monday, April 14, 2008

sketching the section close-up

working on transition from surface structure to barnacles
henry van de velde goes barnacles...

Saturday, April 12, 2008

architectural references - skin and structure

Victor Horta- Maison and Atelier Horta
intricate floral steel ornament forms the column- structure and ornament are blending into one element

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas- Shenzhen International Airport Terminal
a porous continous skin with varying thickness- structure is partially exposed
close relation of skin to structure

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

surface details

The main architectural theme is how the slick continous surface gets ripped according to lighting and the articulated structure emerges on the roofscape