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Urban Canvas

Unique Properties: As a flexible architectural element rather than a fixed element, a wall consists of semi-transparent basket surface. The surface minimizes the separation between the inside and outside, light and silhouettes beyond the space show through. Inspiration: We intend to reinterpret the possibility for the boundary of the wall which using new materials with time. Challenge: 1,500 the structural semi transparent basket are hung on the wall. When the building is demolished in 2 years, the baskets can be reused. And this memory could be expand in the current time.

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Tku

The TKU clubhouse is a community building conceived as a single storey pavilion sitting lightly on a finely finished concrete plinth set into the landscape. Its sculptural roof rests on a series of eleven steel triangulated supports and responds to economic and functional requirements and the desire to capture the ethos of the club and its aspirations . The emergence of an elemental diagonal fold in the roof gaining altitude towards the sun thus becomes emblematic of the clubs unified momentum going forward to become the home of champions.

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Rheder 2

'Life in and with Nature' is the basic motif for the Haus Rheder, located directly on the Nethe River. The two completely glazed facades, one of which can slide almost completely open on the river side, blur the boundaries between interior and exterior. Reduction to the quintessential was the focus: light, air and tranquility. The design plays skillfully with the elements: a reflecting pool causes natural light reflections to develop on the ceiling, while a fireplace brings fire into the room. The highlight, however, is the terrace with a wide view into the surrounding landscape.

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Spiral Arches

Spiral Arches is a temporary pavilion designed to serve as one of the anchor installation during the Islamic Arts Festival 2016 held in Sharjah UAE, organised by the Department of Culture and Information of Sharjah Government. Spiral Arches created a journey inspired by the role and the historical value of arch, it explores the evolution of arches in Islamic Architecture from the ancient Horseshoes Arch to the modern Parabolic Arch.

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The University of Arizona Poetry Center

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Three cubes in the forest

Three cubes are the device with the various properties and functions (playground equipment for children, public furniture, art objects, meditation rooms, arbors, small rest spaces, waiting rooms, chairs with roofs), and can bring people fresh spactial experiences. Three cubes can be transport by a truck easily, because of the size and the shape. In terms of the size, the installation (the inclination), seat surfaces, windows etc., each cube is designed characteristically. Three cubes are referenced to Japanese traditional minimum spaces like tea ceremony rooms, with variability and mobility.

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