This is the first set of drawings I used during my final presentation for the Buddhist complex project I worked on in studio in the spring of 2012 at the University of Oregon. It was leaps and bounds of improvement beyond the work that I produced in all previous terms. Ideas explored included fiscal sustainability [let’s grow and sell endangered species of butterflies and flowers!], wetland and species restoration, big ROOF, infill, experiential cyclicality, building and site as measuring device, digilog media techniques, plaster, watercolor, Rhino + grasshopper and others. It was a true term of exploration and questioning of what ‘space’ is, how it’s shaped, and, in particular, can I think of sustainable building as something that primarily ignores building science and looks extensively at human experience, social buy-in, and flexibility as primary drivers of sustainability? Can someone help me define this word and approach?

Kinetic architecture has the ability to transform space dynamically whereas non-kinetic architecture transforms space statically. Both aim to create meaningful, inspirational human experience. This project was an attempt to bring a little humanity, whimsy, charm, and fun to what most would perceive to be a difficult situation in which an elderly man begins to lose physical capacity.

This is the first set of drawings I used during my final presentation for the Buddhist complex project I worked on in studio in the spring of 2012 at the University of Oregon. It was leaps and bounds of improvement beyond the work that I produced in all previous terms. Ideas explored included fiscal sustainability [let’s grow and sell endangered species of butterflies and flowers!], wetland and species restoration, big ROOF, infill, experiential cyclicality, building and site as measuring device, digilog media techniques, plaster, watercolor, Rhino + grasshopper and others. It was a true term of exploration and questioning of what ‘space’ is, how it’s shaped, and, in particular, can I think of sustainable building as something that primarily ignores building science and looks extensively at human experience, social buy-in, and flexibility as primary drivers of sustainability? Can someone help me define this word and approach?

Kinetic architecture has the ability to transform space dynamically whereas non-kinetic architecture transforms space statically. Both aim to create meaningful, inspirational human experience. This project was an attempt to bring a little humanity, whimsy, charm, and fun to what most would perceive to be a difficult situation in which an elderly man begins to lose physical capacity.

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