Case Studies

Canopy Landscape

University of Southern California

General Description:

The project was a proposal for the Park Ranger Services of Joshua Tree National Park for an overnight visitor and educational center. The program had four major components; a day visitor center/exhibits, a cafeteria, educational classrooms, and an overnight dorm component for school trips.

Students Involved:

Nicolle Landowski, B. Arch

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Digital Arts Museum

New Jersey Institute of Technology - CIM/Arch

General Description:

The project asked for the design of a museum that would display digital art in the neighborhood of Lavapies in Madrid, Spain. In addition to a space that displays artwork, it asked that the museum give something to the city and its immediate community.

Students Involved:

Stephen Choi, Architecture

Programs:

Architecture, Engineering, CIM

End of the Line Project in Mobridge South Dakota

South Dakota State University

General Description:

Students in this course work with a rural South Dakota community and create a real-life project that will aid the community. In this case, the students worked with Mobridge, SD, located on the Missouri River.

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Jersey City Hydroponics

New Jersey Institute of Technology - CIM/Arch

General Description:

The design approach to the HEXA building began from experimentation of a hexagon as a predominant geometry and motivator of an architectonic idea.

Students Involved:

Pablo Lopez Ampudia, Architecture

Programs:

Architecture, Engineering, CIM

Joshua Tree Residential Education Discovery Center

University of Southern California

General Description:

The program is a student residential discovery center in Joshua Tree National Park. It is used for students to stay in Joshua Tree National Park for about a week and have classes.

Students Involved:

Yuan Yao, Architecture

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Juniper Flats Crossroads

General Description:

This Residential Education Discovery Center would be primarily for children groups who come as a summer camp or boy scouts to experience and learn more about the desert environment.

Students Involved:

Miki Fujiwara, Architecture

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Kansas Mall Project

South Dakota State University

General Description:

The Kansas Mall project will be located in downtown Huron, South Dakota. The Mall is a vacant urban infill site linking Dakota Avenue and a public parking lot heavily used by movie theater patrons and downtown workers, visitors and shoppers.

Students Involved:

Brent Chester, Architecture Justin Davis, Architecture Jesse Dunn, Architecture Teresa Hebert, Architecture Emily Heezen, Architecture Ryan Jagdeo, Architecture Mackenzie Lane, Architecture Alejandro Marin Rodriguez, Architecture Jeremiah Mulloy, Architecture JoAllen Myers, Architecture Jared Nurnberger, Architecture Franklin Parker, Architecture Tyler Plecity, Architecture Matthew Rockers, Architecture Levi Wagner, Architecture Riley Walz, Architecture Rachel Wimmer, Architecture

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Pikes Peak Visitor Center

University of Colorado at Denver

General Description:

The Pikes Peak Visitor Center is a studio project in collaboration with EnCon, a precast company out of Denver. The project, while creating an iconic center for the top of Pikes Peak, was also about using a precast system in a unique and unprecedented way.

Students Involved:

Dylan Davies, Masters of Architecture

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Precast High Rise

Clemson Univerity

General Description:

Students were charged with designing a precast high-rise using tessellations of precast concrete pieces.

Students Involved:

Meghan (McCutcheon) Strahler, Architecture

Programs:

Architecture, Engineering

TEST - Nocturnal Land Residential Education Center

General Description:

The site location, Live Oak, is an area that has very low light pollution. With the lack of locations to enjoy the night sky full of stars, this project attempts to preserve this dark night and the experience that comes with it.  

Students Involved:

Jane Homma, Architecture

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The Spancrete Studio Educatorium

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

General Description:

Graduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning recently exhibited their final freshwater innovation design clusters for review to school faculty members, industry leaders, professional architects and the building community.

Students Involved:

Daniel Sterner, Architecture Jake Ziomek, Architecture Joesph Schwobe, Architecture Loran Nikolav, Architecture

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Uptown Century Garden

University of North Carolina Charlotte

General Description:

The target market for this project is the active individual who values a healthy lifestyle. The design incorporates large outdoor spaces such as balconies and green space, as well as ample storage for items, such as bicycles, that the target market might need.

Students Involved:

Alyssa Nelson, Emily Dallmeyer, Josh Gerloff, Julie Jernigan,

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