Portalen (Portal) Pavilion

The project is inspired by Frei Otto's institute for lightweight structures in the 1970s. The structure is a public piece of art, a lightweight timber canopy meant for various purposes like meeting space, community gathering, recitals, open-air theatre/ performance area and is located in Hageby Sweden, and completed in 2019 and officially opened in September... Continue Reading →

Bucholz McEvoy Architects

Samuel Beckett Civic Campus Dublin Ireland  The public library reading room overlooks a public park in Dublin, which is depicted above. Wood is utilized primarily as an ornament for the building seen in parts of the facade and partitions. There are many reasons wood is underutilized  for frames. One reason is due to building codes that do not allow for... 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 together carry just as much power while still appearing to seem rather light. I was inspired by... Continue Reading →

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