Saturday, February 27, 2010

Existing views from the house
Profile and Plan

Sketches for visitor center


How my visitor center will mimic the views from the house

Gradually your view expands until you can see the whole house

Sketches of how to accomplish the desired view

using a wall to conceal the house

or a panel like the ramp on the house

Monday, February 22, 2010

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Recent work

Sketch model (poor craft) of the space

Black signifying no transparency
White signifying transparency

Second possibility for visitor center

Third option for visitor center

Topographic site plan of the concrete garage that is embedded into the site

Light map of how the overhang shelters the bedroom from the sun

Framing view of nature when entering the ramp

View from front of guest house around nature...almost completely surrounded by trees

detail: bamboo growing through the floor of the second level to connect the two levels

Detail: concrete garage 'embedded' into the earth

First proposal for visitor center