The Bellingham Bay Community Boating Center is a non-profit organization located on the historic Fairhaven Harbor of Bellingham, Washington. The center offers boat storage, launching, and classes on boating. The objective of this studio was to develop a plan for the future of the site, aiming to dramatically expand the facilities and propose additional activities more »
AutoLISP is a powerful tool for expediting repetitive tasks in AutoCAD. Seeking to find real world data to use in architecture, I hit upon the idea of using census data to create forms. While I did not end up pursuing this as a design tool I did develop several programs to graphically interpret census data. more »
This was a 50,000 square foot project for a multi-use building located southwest of Navy Pier in Chicago. The primary function of the facility would be to act as a ferry terminal for lake ferries from Michigan and other states. River boats would serve this terminal as well allowing for water-to-water transit connections. As part more »
This was a case study undertaken as part of the FAT Building studio and involve research concerning a facility similar to the one that the studio would design. The Naoshima Ferry Terminal serves the island of Naoshima which lies in the Seto Inland Sea between Honshu and Shikoku. Cost: 406,590,000 Yen (3,741,683 USD) Construction Period: more »
A neighborhoods development plan to transform a one square mile area of Chicago into a more efficient, convenient, and environmentally sound area. The layout of streets, housing, businesses and schools is meant to enhance the quality of life for residents. A new drainage system and natural surface sewage treatment promote a more naturalistic city existence.
A 80,000 sq. ft, 600 student charter school for Chicago International Charter Schools in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood of Chicago. The goal was to use precast concrete to create a sophisticated school of the future. The facade allows the concrete frame to permeate to the exterior, translating into a sense of structural openness and more »