HEL
Hellinikon
Strategic Insertion Zones

Hellinikon

Animation highlighting the various related zones around the airport with an entry point for the HEL insertionAnimation highlighting the various related zones around the airport with an entry point for the HEL insertionAnimation highlighting the various related zones around the airport with an entry point for the HEL insertionAnimation highlighting the various related zones around the airport with an entry point for the HEL insertion

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Pair of study models looking at the two endpoints of the HEL insertion with relationships to the mountain suburbs and the seaPair of study models looking at the two endpoints of the HEL insertion with relationships to the mountain suburbs and the seaPair of study models looking at the two endpoints of the HEL insertion with relationships to the mountain suburbs and the seaPair of study models looking at the two endpoints of the HEL insertion with relationships to the mountain suburbs and the sea
Exploded plan drawing showing the many layers of the proposed Hellinikon system of two linear bars and other programsExploded plan drawing showing the many layers of the proposed Hellinikon system of two linear bars and other programsExploded plan drawing showing the many layers of the proposed Hellinikon system of two linear bars and other programsExploded plan drawing showing the many layers of the proposed Hellinikon system of two linear bars and other programs
Site plan drawing for HEL showing the confrontation and results of the inserted bars with the airport infrastructureSite plan drawing for HEL showing the confrontation and results of the inserted bars with the airport infrastructureSite plan drawing for HEL showing the confrontation and results of the inserted bars with the airport infrastructureSite plan drawing for HEL showing the confrontation and results of the inserted bars with the airport infrastructure
Section perspective of the central space created between the two infrastructural HEL bars with porous public levelsSection perspective of the central space created between the two infrastructural HEL bars with porous public levelsSection perspective of the central space created between the two infrastructural HEL bars with porous public levelsSection perspective of the central space created between the two infrastructural HEL bars with porous public levels
Masterplan drawing showing the distinct neighborhoods around the airport site in relation to the HEL insertionMasterplan drawing showing the distinct neighborhoods around the airport site in relation to the HEL insertionMasterplan drawing showing the distinct neighborhoods around the airport site in relation to the HEL insertionMasterplan drawing showing the distinct neighborhoods around the airport site in relation to the HEL insertion
Animation of the three ambitions for reflection caused by the insertion of the HEL linear city into the urban fabricAnimation of the three ambitions for reflection caused by the insertion of the HEL linear city into the urban fabricAnimation of the three ambitions for reflection caused by the insertion of the HEL linear city into the urban fabricAnimation of the three ambitions for reflection caused by the insertion of the HEL linear city into the urban fabric
Exploded axon of the multiple connections and additions attached to the HEL linear bars throughout the airport intersectionExploded axon of the multiple connections and additions attached to the HEL linear bars throughout the airport intersectionExploded axon of the multiple connections and additions attached to the HEL linear bars throughout the airport intersectionExploded axon of the multiple connections and additions attached to the HEL linear bars throughout the airport intersection
Animation of linear urban precedents through history to inform the strategy of HELAnimation of linear urban precedents through history to inform the strategy of HELAnimation of linear urban precedents through history to inform the strategy of HELAnimation of linear urban precedents through history to inform the strategy of HEL
Animation illustrating the reciprocal relationship between the adjacent context and the attraction of the HEL insertionAnimation illustrating the reciprocal relationship between the adjacent context and the attraction of the HEL insertionAnimation illustrating the reciprocal relationship between the adjacent context and the attraction of the HEL insertionAnimation illustrating the reciprocal relationship between the adjacent context and the attraction of the HEL insertion
Flat axonometric drawing illustrating the duality of the split park and city infill approaching from the northFlat axonometric drawing illustrating the duality of the split park and city infill approaching from the northFlat axonometric drawing illustrating the duality of the split park and city infill approaching from the northFlat axonometric drawing illustrating the duality of the split park and city infill approaching from the north
Comparison of the typology of the linear bar found in ancient Greek examples of the linear city and the stoa of eumenesComparison of the typology of the linear bar found in ancient Greek examples of the linear city and the stoa of eumenesComparison of the typology of the linear bar found in ancient Greek examples of the linear city and the stoa of eumenesComparison of the typology of the linear bar found in ancient Greek examples of the linear city and the stoa of eumenes
Model photograph of the architectural model for the proposed HEL intervention viewed from the urban endpoint of the barsModel photograph of the architectural model for the proposed HEL intervention viewed from the urban endpoint of the barsModel photograph of the architectural model for the proposed HEL intervention viewed from the urban endpoint of the barsModel photograph of the architectural model for the proposed HEL intervention viewed from the urban endpoint of the bars

OTHER PROJECTS

Utilizing built form as a strategic carrier of culture in opposition of the status quo, the Hellinikon project links the disconnected suburban mountain communities to the east with the sea to the west while splitting the Hellinikon International Airport and Olympic Park into distinct zones.
The GBN project sites itself as this link connecting the busiest night life district and revitalized neighborhood park in the north, the largest beach front in the city to the south, and establishes the cities first large public plaza and recreation fields adjacent to the new building.
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.
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.
Space has become redundant again. Popular culture is uninterested in the goings-on in space. Once achieved, mans absurd relation with space becomes yesterdays news. To become relevant to the public, CASIS must be an amenity and not a mission. Instead of promoting an HQ, make it a public interface.
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.
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.

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