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Disaster Relief Studio
Haiti Earthquake Diagram

Disaster Relief Studio

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

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Perspective of the covered public space of YELE created in Phase 1 to support recovery efforts with public facilitiesPerspective of the covered public space of YELE created in Phase 1 to support recovery efforts with public facilitiesPerspective of the covered public space of YELE created in Phase 1 to support recovery efforts with public facilitiesPerspective of the covered public space of YELE created in Phase 1 to support recovery efforts with public facilities
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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 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.
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.
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.
University Island is a swirling shapeshifter, in both the landscape and the architecture, that offers it’s undefined field of opportunities to the students and anticipates that each will discover and produce their own individual relationship with the island and their education.
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.
The challenge of creating a pair of studio apartments that can fill a lifted 16'x16' void necessitates the creation of a quick, mobile, and opportunistic building system that can react to the found conditions of the site. Access to the site is limited and the ground must be free.
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.

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