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Study sketches looking at the potential of interconnected vertical program within a solid volume for SPCS headquartersStudy sketches looking at the potential of interconnected vertical program within a solid volume for SPCS headquartersStudy sketches looking at the potential of interconnected vertical program within a solid volume for SPCS headquartersStudy sketches looking at the potential of interconnected vertical program within a solid volume for SPCS headquarters

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Concept pair of Albert the space monkey and Johnny Carson highlighting the public's perceptual of current topicsConcept pair of Albert the space monkey and Johnny Carson highlighting the public's perceptual of current topicsConcept pair of Albert the space monkey and Johnny Carson highlighting the public's perceptual of current topicsConcept pair of Albert the space monkey and Johnny Carson highlighting the public's perceptual of current topics
Section sketch studying the inversion of public space into the SPCS research center from the park and hockey rink belowSection sketch studying the inversion of public space into the SPCS research center from the park and hockey rink belowSection sketch studying the inversion of public space into the SPCS research center from the park and hockey rink belowSection sketch studying the inversion of public space into the SPCS research center from the park and hockey rink below
Chart combining issues of space research with issues of public demand and desires for urban space around SPCSChart combining issues of space research with issues of public demand and desires for urban space around SPCSChart combining issues of space research with issues of public demand and desires for urban space around SPCSChart combining issues of space research with issues of public demand and desires for urban space around SPCS
Animation revealing the interplay of structural systems and mechanical systems for the SPCS research centerAnimation revealing the interplay of structural systems and mechanical systems for the SPCS research centerAnimation revealing the interplay of structural systems and mechanical systems for the SPCS research centerAnimation revealing the interplay of structural systems and mechanical systems for the SPCS research center
Perspective of the glowing SPCS center from park across the street at nightPerspective of the glowing SPCS center from park across the street at nightPerspective of the glowing SPCS center from park across the street at nightPerspective of the glowing SPCS center from park across the street at night
Structural isometric drawing diagramming the combination of megastructural diagonals, vertical columns and braces of SPCSStructural isometric drawing diagramming the combination of megastructural diagonals, vertical columns and braces of SPCSStructural isometric drawing diagramming the combination of megastructural diagonals, vertical columns and braces of SPCSStructural isometric drawing diagramming the combination of megastructural diagonals, vertical columns and braces of SPCS
Urban plan illustrating the extension of the parkway system through the SPCS project and down to the adjacent parkUrban plan illustrating the extension of the parkway system through the SPCS project and down to the adjacent parkUrban plan illustrating the extension of the parkway system through the SPCS project and down to the adjacent parkUrban plan illustrating the extension of the parkway system through the SPCS project and down to the adjacent park
Hybrid drawing combining massing axons, sections, and program concepts as part of the SPCS processHybrid drawing combining massing axons, sections, and program concepts as part of the SPCS processHybrid drawing combining massing axons, sections, and program concepts as part of the SPCS processHybrid drawing combining massing axons, sections, and program concepts as part of the SPCS process
Pair of elevations looking at using layers of material depth to emphasize various program zones within SPCSPair of elevations looking at using layers of material depth to emphasize various program zones within SPCSPair of elevations looking at using layers of material depth to emphasize various program zones within SPCSPair of elevations looking at using layers of material depth to emphasize various program zones within SPCS
Pair of perspectives showing the lifted walkway linking the parks through the front entry of SPCS research centerPair of perspectives showing the lifted walkway linking the parks through the front entry of SPCS research centerPair of perspectives showing the lifted walkway linking the parks through the front entry of SPCS research centerPair of perspectives showing the lifted walkway linking the parks through the front entry of SPCS research center
Animation showing the various formal and programmatic intentions incorporated into the SPCS massingAnimation showing the various formal and programmatic intentions incorporated into the SPCS massingAnimation showing the various formal and programmatic intentions incorporated into the SPCS massingAnimation showing the various formal and programmatic intentions incorporated into the SPCS massing
Model showing the layered facade and the floating golden cube of the upper SPCS public galleriesModel showing the layered facade and the floating golden cube of the upper SPCS public galleriesModel showing the layered facade and the floating golden cube of the upper SPCS public galleriesModel showing the layered facade and the floating golden cube of the upper SPCS public galleries
Pair of study aerial perspectives of SPCS looking into the main gallery space and above the layered roof decksPair of study aerial perspectives of SPCS looking into the main gallery space and above the layered roof decksPair of study aerial perspectives of SPCS looking into the main gallery space and above the layered roof decksPair of study aerial perspectives of SPCS looking into the main gallery space and above the layered roof decks
Study models looking at variations for SPCS giving back public space to the city while floating or consolidating the programStudy models looking at variations for SPCS giving back public space to the city while floating or consolidating the programStudy models looking at variations for SPCS giving back public space to the city while floating or consolidating the programStudy models looking at variations for SPCS giving back public space to the city while floating or consolidating the program
Elevation and section details showing how the layered facade will integrate with the main SPCS volumesElevation and section details showing how the layered facade will integrate with the main SPCS volumesElevation and section details showing how the layered facade will integrate with the main SPCS volumesElevation and section details showing how the layered facade will integrate with the main SPCS volumes
Study perspectives of the SPCS center from the two major public spaces on either side of the facilityStudy perspectives of the SPCS center from the two major public spaces on either side of the facilityStudy perspectives of the SPCS center from the two major public spaces on either side of the facilityStudy perspectives of the SPCS center from the two major public spaces on either side of the facility
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