Architecture

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Highway Swale

(5A Studio : Fall 2011)

The site I was given was in Los Angeles, California and I was asked to create an architectural design that could collect and distribute water to my site, as well as a design that could be flexible and implemented on other locations around Los Angeles since there is an abundance of underdeveloped highway space. Therefore, I created an infrastructural attachment that uses the concept of a Bioswale.

Official Selection - Drylands Design Exhibition at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles

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Rome Project

(4B Studio : Spring 2011)

The site I was given was in Rome, Italy and I was asked to design a mixed-use building that included housing and a fully functional market. The site had many challenges; it was located near Piazza del Colosseo, as well as the Arch of Dolabella, which are two forgotten spaces that fail to bring in many individuals. My goal was to not only bring in tourists, but also, create an inviting design for the locals.

Partner: Armineh Karaoghlanian

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Advertising Office

(4A Studio : Fall 2010)

The site I was given was in El Segundo, California and I was asked to design an Office Complex. The site was in an industrial neighborhood of Los Angeles and I needed to not only create an office identity for the complex, but also, I had to engage the surrounding area. My goal was to somehow create a design that would allow for an interesting interrelationship of office and gallery space. This forced me to look at the relationship of "office" and "museum" coexisting within the same space.

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Steel Competition

(3B Studio : Spring 2010)

The site I was given was in Los Angeles, California and I was asked to design a Spa for the Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The site was adjacent to the Ballona Creek and a busy highway, which presented many challenges when trying to design a peaceful spa for PTSD. This project was submitted to the ACSA 2010 Steel Competition and we were asked to create (4) 20"x20" boards for the competition.

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45-Plex

(3A Studio : Fall 2009)

The site I was given was in Burbank, California and I was asked to design a 45-mixed unit housing complex. I had to work in teams of two and design for half of the site. I then joined another team of two, who built on the other half. I not only had to take into account the environmental factors of the site, but I also had to look at the overall circulation.

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Tri-Plex

(3A Studio : Fall 2009)

The site I was given was in Los Angeles, California and I was asked to design three residential units directly next to each other. The site had many challenges; it was located near the L.A. River and a busy highway. Also, the afternoon sun and prevailing winds were in direct contact with the site. My goal was to somehow create a design that would allow for a public and private circulation with the L.A. River, and also take into account the environmental factors that were facing the site.