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.

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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… https://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/t7a_technology_project_related_repo

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 | Kontum Indochine Cafe + Wind and Water Bar | Vo Trong Nghia Architects

A widely referenced couple of projects. Impossible not to love the structure and expression of this bamboo cafe canopy in Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia Architects' seen on the dezeen website.  Could provide some clues as to how to employ reeds harvested from the water meadows in my master plan as a construction material. Similarly… Continue reading Precedent | Kontum Indochine Cafe + Wind and Water Bar | Vo Trong Nghia Architects