CONCEPTUAL PORTRAITS

BOOK END 2-Practical Application

Subtext:Poetics of the Utopian Narrative

Practical Application of Human Centered Design Combining Architecture, Art, and Psychology including:

spatial synonyms(architecture) for empathy, aspiration, acceptance, stoic acceptance, and hope(psychology)

Artist

HOUSE FOR AN ARTIST

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests original thought(psychology) by designing the building with off-center and tangential spaces.(architecture)

SOUTHWEST DESERT(art)

Sculpture Garden

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests empathy(psychology) by designing the building as a series of interlocking spaces.(architecture)

ISLAND(art)

A Live/Work Mixed Use Facility in Ryde, Australia

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create a social space that suggests empathy(psychology) by designing the building with an open plaza of interlocking spaces on the 1st and 2nd stories.(architecture)

OASIS(art)

Housing for Migrant Farm Workers in Coachella Valley

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests belonging and permanence(psychology) by designing the individual buildings with an anchor space.(architecture)

Idealist

HOUSE FOR AN IDEALIST

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests aspiration(psychology) by designing the building with elevated, suspended spaces.(architecture)

SKYLINE(art)

An Installation for a Courtyard

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests empathy(psychology) and altruism by surrounding interlocking spaces with an expanding space.(architecture)

THEATER OF ABSTRACTION 1 & 2(art)

Bauhaus Museum

Form and Space Narrative:

The interior incorporates the ideas of an Ambulatory Architecture(architecture) to suggest the sense of empathy and altruism(psychology) of the teachers and the utopian ideals of the Bauhaus.

ASSEMBLY(art)

An Installation for a City Plaza

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests empathy and tolerance(psychology) by surrounding interlocking spaces with a contracting space.(architecture)

SIDELINE(art)

An Installation for a Building Facade

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests empathy and humility(psychology) by surrounding interlocking spaces with an off-center space.(architecture)

HARBOR(art)

An Installation for a City Park

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to create an environment that suggests empathy and equality(psychology) by surrounding interlocking spaces with a static space.(architecture)

common ground(art)

Peace Corps Commemorative Work

Form and Space Narrative:

The intent of the design is to suggest the ideals(psychology) of The Peace Corps by designing the building as an elevated plane of primary forms.(architecture)