Design Build Workshop Studio
Governor's Island - New York
The Native Americans of the Manhattan region, the Lenape referred to what is now known as Governors Island as Pagganuck “Nut Island” after its plentiful hickory, oak, and chestnut trees.
Solar Studies and material were carefully curated for the final product. It was the result of intense work in a TEAM of 11 students.
I focused in the design and connection the fabric panels, connections of metal panels, and design of the furniture assembly OKTO.
Duration: January - September 2019
Studio Advisors: Mark Gardner & Sharon Sutton
Construction Tech. Professor: Rosannah Sandoval
Structural Engineer: Harriet Markis
Construction Management: Nathan Carter
Rhino & Grasshopper
GLUE-LAM - UNALAM
16 gauge metal panels
Recycled exterior fabric from "The New School"
Sonotube for footings
Concrete for main footing