• Entropic Infrastructure

    NATURAL WILDERNESS + CULTURAL WILDNESS The thesis project originates from the idea of entropy – the power of the time and the fourth dimension of architecture. Chouteau’s landing, as a typical post-industrial site in downtown St. Louis, has been abandoned because the existing infrastructure isolates the neighborhood from the Arch grounds. However, the power of …

  • Garden Townhomes on the Park

    Citing a lack of neighborhood connectivity, a deficit of affordable housing and a need for improved recreation and open spaces, the City of University City joined with Washington University in St. Louis and the Parkview Gardens Association to initiate a long range partnership to facilitate the redevelopment and revitalization of the Parkview Gardens neighborhood. This …

  • LOST in PASTure

    Located in the flood-plain of the Missouri River Basin, lies an uncovered inland shipwreck – the final resting place for its crew and undisclosed cargo and passengers. The project seeks to develop a remote and protective shelter for the significant archaeological site, which will likely be deemed a national memorial. Early researches include hydrological studies …

  • The View

    HOU.SYS ALONG THE RIVER DES PERES The River des Peres was a small urban river in St. Louis burdened with heavy industrial uses and sewage disposals. The river was treated as an unwelcomed guest in many neighborhoods until recently when the government initiated the “Greenway Project”. Through Public-Private Partnership, this riverfront residential project re-envisions the …