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THE “HINGED PROGRAM” AND KIT-OF-PARTS

March 10, 2012 Leave a comment

Today was studio. The Community Center form is too normative and needs to reflect a more “bold” approach. Thank you Claudio. I present the concept of “HINGED PROGRAMS”. A language is developing in which programs (STAIR + COMMUNITY CENTERĀ  or PLAZA + SOCCER FIELD or RESTOOM MEN + RESTROOM FEMALE) are fractured into two volumes hinged at the center. This cascades at “nested scales”. Street infrastructures (BENCH + PAVILLION are hinged upon a LIGHTPOST.

DUALITIES + THE HINGED PROGRAM

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Programming + Surfaces

March 9, 2012 Leave a comment

3 Infrastructures -ESCALERAS; CANCHA DE FUTBOL; TANQUE DE AGUA- are complemented by 3 Programs -LEARNING CENTER; MARKET; PLAZA.

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