Architectural Manifesto – Dec, 2014

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Architectural Manifesto – Dec, 2014

THE MANIFESTO As human civilization advances, each era has been marked by its own history, culture, technology & science achievements, tools & method of labor, and architecture. We are now entering the age of digitalization and I believe that architecture is changing according to the rapid change of the society, and the change of tools […]

ARCH 603 – Mascontext – Issue 13: Architectural narrative

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ARCH 603 – Mascontext – Issue 13: Architectural narrative

On Architectural marketing Architects merely want to show wide shots of their building and keep hammering, “This is the building, this is the building.” John Humphreys, creative director at The Neighborhood, also deplores this disproportional focus on the actual building. Architects, he says, treat architecture as an objective thing and merely give facts (“Here is […]

Reflection on “Sketches of Frank Gehry”

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Reflection on “Sketches of Frank Gehry”

“Sketches of Frank Gehry” is an inspiring and entertaining documentary movie. It explored the life and the work of renowned architect Frank Gehry in a very intimate and sincere way. I found some of the questions that were being asked as well as people’s opinions from different perspectives on Frank’s work and personalities quite intriguing. […]

Less No More – The profession of Architecture

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Less No More – The profession of Architecture

Architect Rafael Gomez-Moriana has written an article that reflected his intriguing observation of the architectural profession as well as the architect’s responsibility in the contemporary society. Here are the actions that he suggest each architect designers should take immediately: I spent time to put together several visual illustrations of some of the above mentioned Less […]

Arch 501.1 – Facade design

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

BACKGROUND Ball State University – Academic work Year done: 2013 This project, Facade Design, is the studio of ARCH 501.1 – Comprehensive Studio, which requires a facade renovation for an existing automobile service center. The idea was to modernize the facade by utilizing  the steel frame and holed aluminum panels. The subtracted primary box was the concept mass, […]