Monday, October 17, 2011

iar301. assignment 2.0 - schematic design.

For studio assignment 2, each of us in Travis's studio designed a Solar Decathlon-style house based on a personal analysis of the way we live within our own dwellings.

My design was grounded by several basic ideas:
-being sheltered/surrounded by nature
-the articulation of corners
-public and private separation

Inspiration came from nature in general (specifically, dense foliage and greenery) and the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, although not initially. Rather, my design had already progressed quite a bit before I realized how it related to any design precedents.

Some process work:

The design:

public entrance

private entrance


Physical scale model:

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