The school building typology has fallen into the “one size fits all” mentality with a mundane routine of teaching and learning in a table – bench – chalkboard environment. Design can provide an environment that encourages mental growth through a student’s ideal way of learning by catering to each of the four types of learners.
CANOPY aims to transform standard educational practices and develop the skills of youth and adults alike by engaging with existing programs, expanding their impact on education, and involving the community for shared educational experiences.
Our entry NOVĒROŠANA (OBSERVATION) finds inspiration in ideas of concealment and revelation; observation and connection. The design gently fans its wings and lifts the visitor from the earth to the sky to better understand the complexity and expanse of the natural systems around them.
The Kite Pavilion design concept is intended to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace Dorothea Dix Park. The design is reminiscent of box kites flown in the park and serves as a colorful beacon to welcome and attract park visitors.
The premise of the go[shelter] is to elevate the status of regional bus travel for all passengers. Conceptually it is envisioned to comprise a graphically intense and recognizable system of landmarks in the urbanscape.
Our entry, Bark Light Magis Puppy, transforms the minimal child’s play sculpture with points of colorful light that can be rearranged and continually reimagined. Acrylic rods of various lengths can be screwed into threaded holes in the puppy to transfer color changing light from inside the sculpture.
Our entry MINT is envisioned to be a place in which the chance for stability can be offered. It is a safe place where every day human needs are met and in which fellowship may thrive and foster involvement in the larger community.
Our entry PERPETUUM takes a holistic approach to the design challenge and implements strategies beyond the introduction of a new exterior skin with the goal of modernizing it with regards to sustainability, constructability, and functionality.
Our entry SYNCHRONOUS is designed upon the notion that to insure civilization has a sustainable future mankind must become in tune with its natural surroundings. Here we endeavor to harmonize early childhood development with the natural and built environment.
Our DEPTFORD NURTURE CENTRE entry is transformative in reclaiming the natural, sustainable and biologically diverse shoreline. By returning the shoreline to Deptford Creek, planting reeds, grasses, oysters and other filtration species, and allowing the tide to flow through the site, the Centre cleans the water and increases green space to be enjoyed by the community.
Our entry is envisioned to be a place in which the chance for stability can be offered. It is a safe place where every day human needs are met and in which fellowship may thrive and foster involvement in the larger community.
Inspired by the premise that “good design is meant to be shared”, the DSR2 chair comfortably seats two while emphasizing the iconic profile of the original. It features an interchangeable section that can be fabricated in a variety of materials, textures, and colors.