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SPACIS
Space Race Culture Concept

SPACIS

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

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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.
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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.
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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