YELE
Disaster Relief Studio
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Disaster Relief Studio

Collaged photograph of the 2010 Haiti earthquake highlighting the various layers of failed building constructionCollaged photograph of the 2010 Haiti earthquake highlighting the various layers of failed building constructionCollaged photograph of the 2010 Haiti earthquake highlighting the various layers of failed building constructionCollaged photograph of the 2010 Haiti earthquake highlighting the various layers of failed building construction

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Perspective showing the relationship of the recording booth to the small studio in the YELE phase 1 constructionPerspective showing the relationship of the recording booth to the small studio in the YELE phase 1 constructionPerspective showing the relationship of the recording booth to the small studio in the YELE phase 1 constructionPerspective showing the relationship of the recording booth to the small studio in the YELE phase 1 construction
Animation showing various approaches to the massing of the exterior public space over the internal YELE studiosAnimation showing various approaches to the massing of the exterior public space over the internal YELE studiosAnimation showing various approaches to the massing of the exterior public space over the internal YELE studiosAnimation showing various approaches to the massing of the exterior public space over the internal YELE studios
Plan and massing drawings showing the extent of the Phase 1 YELE build-out for bare minimal bathroom resources and spacePlan and massing drawings showing the extent of the Phase 1 YELE build-out for bare minimal bathroom resources and spacePlan and massing drawings showing the extent of the Phase 1 YELE build-out for bare minimal bathroom resources and spacePlan and massing drawings showing the extent of the Phase 1 YELE build-out for bare minimal bathroom resources and space
Plan and massing diagrams showing the expansion of the YELE studio public space deck during the final phase of constructionPlan and massing diagrams showing the expansion of the YELE studio public space deck during the final phase of constructionPlan and massing diagrams showing the expansion of the YELE studio public space deck during the final phase of constructionPlan and massing diagrams showing the expansion of the YELE studio public space deck during the final phase of construction
Entry perspective showing the open relationship of the bathroom facilities to the street in Phase 2 of the YELE studioEntry perspective showing the open relationship of the bathroom facilities to the street in Phase 2 of the YELE studioEntry perspective showing the open relationship of the bathroom facilities to the street in Phase 2 of the YELE studioEntry perspective showing the open relationship of the bathroom facilities to the street in Phase 2 of the YELE studio
Nighttime perspective showing the final phase construction of the YELE music studios lighting up the open public spaceNighttime perspective showing the final phase construction of the YELE music studios lighting up the open public spaceNighttime perspective showing the final phase construction of the YELE music studios lighting up the open public spaceNighttime perspective showing the final phase construction of the YELE music studios lighting up the open public space
Animation diagramming the most damaged parts of Haiti compared to the YELE site after the 2010 earthquakeAnimation diagramming the most damaged parts of Haiti compared to the YELE site after the 2010 earthquakeAnimation diagramming the most damaged parts of Haiti compared to the YELE site after the 2010 earthquakeAnimation diagramming the most damaged parts of Haiti compared to the YELE site after the 2010 earthquake
Perspective of the final phase 3 large YELE recording studio to service a large group of peoplePerspective of the final phase 3 large YELE recording studio to service a large group of peoplePerspective of the final phase 3 large YELE recording studio to service a large group of peoplePerspective of the final phase 3 large YELE recording studio to service a large group of people
Perspective showing the upper YELE covered space for provided shelter for more people after the disasterPerspective showing the upper YELE covered space for provided shelter for more people after the disasterPerspective showing the upper YELE covered space for provided shelter for more people after the disasterPerspective showing the upper YELE covered space for provided shelter for more people after the disaster
Drawing showing the various modular components for each of the phases of construction of the YELE studiosDrawing showing the various modular components for each of the phases of construction of the YELE studiosDrawing showing the various modular components for each of the phases of construction of the YELE studiosDrawing showing the various modular components for each of the phases of construction of the YELE studios
Perspective of the informal performance stage positioned between the open space of the radio station and YELE studioPerspective of the informal performance stage positioned between the open space of the radio station and YELE studioPerspective of the informal performance stage positioned between the open space of the radio station and YELE studioPerspective of the informal performance stage positioned between the open space of the radio station and YELE studio
Plan and massing drawings of Phase 2 of YELE including the first studio, recording booth, and reception areaPlan and massing drawings of Phase 2 of YELE including the first studio, recording booth, and reception areaPlan and massing drawings of Phase 2 of YELE including the first studio, recording booth, and reception areaPlan and massing drawings of Phase 2 of YELE including the first studio, recording booth, and reception area
Diagram showing the various required programs in the YELE studios: a small and large recording studio and a recording boothDiagram showing the various required programs in the YELE studios: a small and large recording studio and a recording boothDiagram showing the various required programs in the YELE studios: a small and large recording studio and a recording boothDiagram showing the various required programs in the YELE studios: a small and large recording studio and a recording booth
Section perspective showing the exterior public space above the private recording studios and radio center deckSection perspective showing the exterior public space above the private recording studios and radio center deckSection perspective showing the exterior public space above the private recording studios and radio center deckSection perspective showing the exterior public space above the private recording studios and radio center deck
Exterior perspective of the final stage development of the YELE music studios and community space with deck and roof spaceExterior perspective of the final stage development of the YELE music studios and community space with deck and roof spaceExterior perspective of the final stage development of the YELE music studios and community space with deck and roof spaceExterior perspective of the final stage development of the YELE music studios and community space with deck and roof space
Series of massing studies for how to arrange the two studio spaces and the recording booths on the site for the YELE studiosSeries of massing studies for how to arrange the two studio spaces and the recording booths on the site for the YELE studiosSeries of massing studies for how to arrange the two studio spaces and the recording booths on the site for the YELE studiosSeries of massing studies for how to arrange the two studio spaces and the recording booths on the site for the YELE studios
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