CART
Cart City
Structure Model

Cart City

Model images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functionsModel images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functionsModel images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functionsModel images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functions

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Study model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cookingStudy model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cookingStudy model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cookingStudy model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cooking
Diagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New HavenDiagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New HavenDiagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New HavenDiagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New Haven
Section sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park belowSection sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park belowSection sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park belowSection sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park below
Diagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART projectDiagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART projectDiagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART projectDiagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART project
Section of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflinesSection of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflinesSection of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflinesSection of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflines
Study model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spacesStudy model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spacesStudy model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spacesStudy model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spaces
CART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the parkCART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the parkCART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the parkCART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the park
Section perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living spaceSection perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living spaceSection perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living spaceSection perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living space
Series of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill towerSeries of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill towerSeries of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill towerSeries of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill tower
Collection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the towerCollection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the towerCollection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the towerCollection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the tower
Section studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing projectSection studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing projectSection studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing projectSection studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing project
Plan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension spacePlan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension spacePlan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension spacePlan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension space
Diagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing projectDiagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing projectDiagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing projectDiagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing project
Site plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing projectSite plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing projectSite plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing projectSite plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing project
Section drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spacesSection drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spacesSection drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spacesSection drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spaces

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The challenge of creating a pair of studio apartments that can fill a lifted 16'x16' void necessitates the creation of a quick, mobile, and opportunistic building system that can react to the found conditions of the site. Access to the site is limited and the ground must be free.
The CART live/work housing prototype adds a vertical profile to downtown while converting an underutilized public path into an urban gesture by introducing of a specialized food cart zone in New Haven. The CART residents would rent and appropriate the moving space as a means of expanding their zone.
The YELE music studio competition, underway before the earthquake, must respond now, but plan for the future of the community. Music is relief in a time of tragedy. The goal is to meet the most basic survival needs now while leaving spaces for future growth through self sustaining phases.
University Island is a swirling shapeshifter, in both the landscape and the architecture, that offers it’s undefined field of opportunities to the students and anticipates that each will discover and produce their own individual relationship with the island and their education.
Planes, frames, and volumes are fundamentals to all assembly logics. With the proliferation of additive production methods, the possibility of volumetric prefabricated components has the potential to radically alter the way that we conceive of construction and the permanence of building parts.
Coney Island will remain a MUTANT appendage at the farthest shore of New York City. Coney is an agglomeration of all of its histories and should continue to simultaneously move each agenda forward. Coney will continue to evolve through mutations— this vision will accelerate its hybridity.
QTCT is tasked to blend these two identities onto one site—a give and take relationship between beach ambitions and urban necessities. QTCT is a sampling of two worlds: on one hand it is the embodiment of the language of the beach and on the other it is a detailed and exacting built urban space.
Infrastructure as urban performance. Serving as both a backdrop to elegant theatrical dances and a framework for holding a wandering public, the Dance Machine enacts performance through both its program and its existence as a merged urban extension of the Queensboro Bridge.

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