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[BRIDGING] The Gap : Clarkston’s Hyper-Ethnic Fabric

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Clarkston, GA, is known as “the most diverse square mile in America”. Since the late 1990s refugee asylum programs in the United States have identified Clarkston as a city for refugee resettlement. Although the small city is no longer handling the large influx of people from all over the world as in earlier days, the [...]

The Commonwealth of Chelsea: Locality & Society

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The city of New York is oftentimes referred to as the capital of the world. All of the amenities one could dream of, readily available to all of the inhabitants of the Big Apple, thus making it one of the most desirable places on the globe. This however, adversely affects the city as a whole. [...]

Sublime Tectonics: The Living Building Challenge on Georgia Tech Campus

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This proposed Living Building Challenge certified student center, entitled Sublime Tectonics, generates a park-like atmosphere and fosters a new “hot spot” on the northern edge of the Georgia Tech campus, which lacked a conducive area for students to socialize, study, and collaborate. The site design re-establishes the historic topography, creating a new wetland area as [...]

The City and the Masque

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Rome is a tale of two cities: the illusion of its historic center runs parallel to the reality of its modern periphery. Within this duality of the city, Rome’s Aurelian Wall—the boundary which divides the city’s valorized past with its neglected present –has become the ‘masque’ of Rome, and actor within the city spectacle. Both [...]

Digi-Fearscape: A Model Home for the Today’s of War

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Digi-Fearscape: A Model Home for the Today's of War, looks to recent American architectural history to understand the relationship between fear generated by warfare and architectural space. This project is suspended in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, a former site of the Manhattan Project, which currently acts as, among other uses, a research facility for the U.S. [...]

Canopies Resorts

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Canopies is a multi-use habitat. Made with prefabricated modules, the design creates resort style habitats that morph to their environment. The elevated spaces create a small footprint so they can be erected in practically any location without the need to clear land before construction. They can meander and occupy dense forests, unused urban rooftops, rocky [...]

M.A.A.E. (Mars Artificial Atmospheric Envelope)

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This design was submitted to the America Makes Challenge hosted by NASA and Makers Faire. The Mars Articial Atmospheric Envelope (M.A.A.E.) is designed to be a resilient shell to Mars’s extreme conditions while advancing 3D printing technologies with in-situ resources. M.A.A.E. utilizes a multi-layer structural system comprised of both 3D printed in-situ material and inflatable [...]

Savannah Station

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Savannah Station is an adaptive reuse project completed during my senior year at the Savannah College of Art and Design. The site is located in an area of Savannah that is currently undergoing redevelopment and is projected to be a new landmark for the city upon completion. The program of this project aims to provide [...]

O2O4W: Oxygen House in the Old Fourth Ward District

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O2O4W (Oxygen House in the Old Fourth Ward District) is a lung cancer community center project in the heart of Atlanta's historic Martin Luther King Jr. memorial site. The project is an adaptive reuse of the to-be-demolished MLK Natatorium building footprint. The site is on an inaccessible inward-facing urban block at the bottom of a [...]

The Oxygen Pavilion

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The challenge of this project was to create a healing center for lung cancer patients next to the highly public site of Martin Luther King's National Historic Park. Previously, the site suffered from a lack of connection from the urban context around it. The solution to the urban problem was not to create another building [...]