Final Model Maquette

Final massing model completed. Should have tried to finish this off much earlier than this but alas was not able. Need to take a video of this. Really helped me firm up ideas around treatment of the elevation and how new insertions manifest themselves amongst the ruins.


Harvesting Structure: Parabolic Adaptations Using Reeds

T7a Technology – Project Related Report for my Winchester Horticultural City Head Quarters project.  Looking at how the architectural language of the project may use reeds in its construction to reinforce the theoretical and phenomenological stances.  Uploaded to issuu as ususal…

Maquette tests

A late post of a test I did looking into a hyperboloid and how it behaves.  If you're wondering what one is and where you might have come across one before, think of a stretched Chinese finger trap.  This is a hyperboloid. As you can see from above the strands of the shape are formed… Continue reading Maquette tests

Precedent | The Iraqui Mudhif

Another post I should have made aaaaages ago.  An example of a traditional form of building with reeds in the middle east - the mudhif.  Feature photo is from this flickr account here. Example interior, some have low-level openings between columns at their base, image source here. Also for reference are this blog article here, Wikipedia… Continue reading Precedent | The Iraqui Mudhif