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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

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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
Section perspective drawing of the diagonal vertical circulation sequence throughout the SPCS research center from the plazaSection perspective drawing of the diagonal vertical circulation sequence throughout the SPCS research center from the plazaSection perspective drawing of the diagonal vertical circulation sequence throughout the SPCS research center from the plazaSection perspective drawing of the diagonal vertical circulation sequence throughout the SPCS research center from the plaza
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
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
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 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
Animated sequence of plans showing the separation of public experiences and research experiences in the SPCS headquartersAnimated sequence of plans showing the separation of public experiences and research experiences in the SPCS headquartersAnimated sequence of plans showing the separation of public experiences and research experiences in the SPCS headquartersAnimated sequence of plans showing the separation of public experiences and research experiences in the SPCS headquarters
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
Multiple perspectives of the two public auditoria located through the vertical exhibition path of the SPCS HQMultiple perspectives of the two public auditoria located through the vertical exhibition path of the SPCS HQMultiple perspectives of the two public auditoria located through the vertical exhibition path of the SPCS HQMultiple perspectives of the two public auditoria located through the vertical exhibition path of the SPCS HQ
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
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
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
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
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
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The RACA project must meet two demands: A. REFLECTION (museum) or B. CONTINUATION (practice + addition). The current program and its stagnancy has left the site forgotten—it is a typical static museum on a living site. The site and addition must constantly change through the participation of people.
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