• Shift Housing

    Within the residential fabric in downtown St. Louis, Shift Housing breaks the traditional urban living experience with limited outdoor space by offering each unit a private roof terrace. It is achieved by a simple strategy of shifting volumes, which also strikes a balance between solids (buildings) and voids (public spaces). The 30 units, ranging from …

  • Spiral Aluminium

    The spiral aluminum is a wall decoration project based on the aesthetic form as well as the material characteristics of sheet aluminium. The form was composed of descending coupled 3D spiral modules assembled by a customized framing. The spiral shape was designed in the 3D modeling program of Rhinoceros and was tested by several physical …

  • Systemic Sections

    The International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy Research (ICARES) Labs is proposed to be located in New Orleans, LA. This project began with exploring a geometric order of an organic natural pattern and its response to the climate change. Lichens were selected because of their interesting biomorphic forms, rich sectional quality and flexible mechanism in …

  • Flexible Wire Net

    As part of the core studio 318 tracks, the project of Flexible Wire Net was inspired by the open/closed capability of lichens. Each module was composed of four 3D wire frames, made from piano wires, bent and connected with each other in a specific geometric order by silver beads. The wire frames held each other …