An introduction to concepts, fundamental design elements, and systems of order that inform two and three dimensional design.
Project 1: The Thick Square
Uses primary architectonic elements to define and control space: linear elements, shifting, repetition and grid.
Project 2: The Cube
Stretches the thick square into a cube by exploring various spatial conditions.
Final Project: The Stair Promenade
Negotiates a 9’ elevation change with a series of stairs, steps and platforms. In addition, it provide an excavated entry below the ground surface to a water-well as well as an elevated observation platform.