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ARCHITECTURAL SCOPE: EDUCATION AND MERCADO

February 28, 2012 Leave a comment

Preliminary massing study of architectural scope. Learning Center + Market + Plaza + Futbol Field = NODULO_004 Topographic Suture.

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SCOPE OF WORK + STUDY AREA

February 21, 2012 Leave a comment

A string of programs weaving stairways. Proyecto Sutura | Suture Project.

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CREATING CONTOURS: GOOGLE EARTH TO RHINO

February 12, 2012 Leave a comment

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1. IMPORT GOOGLE EARTH AREAS INTO SKETCHUP.

2. TOGGLE TERRAIN ‘ON’

3. EXPORT 3D MODEL AS *.3Ds.

4. IMPORT INTO RHINO

5. SELECT SURFACE (IF MULTIPLE SELECT ALL SURFACES) AND ‘PATCH’ (FOR U AND Y TYPE 200)

5. DRAW VERTICAL LINE THROUGH HIGHEST POINT OF TOPOGRAPHY (TOGGLE B/W PLAN AND ELEVATION VIEWS TO CENTER.

6. TYPE ‘CONTOUR’ COMMAND (FOR BASE POINT CHOOSE BOTTOM OF VERT LINE, THEN SELECT TOP OF VERT LINE)

7. FOR INTERVALS CHOOSE DISTANCE DESIRED BETWEEN CONTOURS (I USE 10′ IN THIS CASE)

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PROJECT SCOPE: BIRD’S EYE

February 11, 2012 Leave a comment

BIRD'S EYE

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3D COLLAGE MODEL

February 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Programatic elements follow a single contour line. Begin and end with canopies over canchas de futbol. Demonstration housing rest atop gabion foundations. Urban agriculture fills the space between north and south hilltop communities while civic operations stitch together the stairways.

3D COLLAGE MODEL

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MODEL DIAGRAM

February 11, 2012 Leave a comment

DIAGRAM MODEL

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ESTABLISHING SCOPE

February 11, 2012 Leave a comment

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