Dougong Canopy

Our team agreed that we liked the aesthetic of the Japanese stacked beam systems and would like to reflect that in our first pass of the pavilion design. I thought that a combination of the stacked beams with thin cluster columns (that are braced around their midpoint) might make for an interesting pavilion that feels... Continue Reading →

Multiples + Lightness

There is something wonderful about the irony that more members can often lend themselves to a structure's light and delicate feel. Big, beefy structural beams and columns convey a sense of strength and groundedness, but many, many thin members linked┬átogether carry just as much power while still appearing to seem┬árather light. I was inspired by... Continue Reading →

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