Product Design, Structure, Studio

Bloom

Create a deployable pavilion for traveling exhibition, fairs, and leisure use that is compact in design and allows for adjustable user interaction. An inspirational concept behind this design was a flower and how it blooms in nature.

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Structure

Pavilion

While on a dog walk through one of the many parks, I came across this quiet pavilion. It was simple in form and in shape but had some unique details when I traveled up close to it. From the bolted steel connection to the long span stacked timber beams this quiet pavilion was such a nice surprise to walk […]

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Structure

One off

When I was in Austin I saw this amazing structure being built. It has the concept of being one off of the grid. So the middle section of the building is moved over to one side giving the overall appearance of the core of the building being shifted. This makes me question how are the loads being […]

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Structure

Gas Pumps

I was visiting Buc’ees and they are expanding their gas pump area and what drew my attention was the new slim roofing. They cover the thin, elegant roofing with a thicker facade showing off the iconic Buc’ees form.  The steel beams looked to be about 2′ wide and 30′ long on top of 1′ wide […]

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Structure

Road Details

This was an interesting close-up detail of the steel rebar inside a concrete slab and how the concrete didn’t surround the entire steel bar. This was a captivating detail of the steel rebar surrounding a manhole and how the steel forms around it.  

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Structure

Whole Foods

While visiting Whole Foods there was a very creative way that they hide their columns in plain sight, they did this by surrounding the columns in products. By having a group of products surrounding the base of the column and while also having groups of products not surrounding the base of the column; this then successfully […]

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Structure

Road

Watching the whole process of this road from being torn up to now seeing the rebar being layered into a grid form has been really enjoyable to watch. Its an experience to see what we learn from class and seeing it be used in practice. 

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