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pier for san luis

The first project of freshman year, the pier project (as it was affectionately known) was an exercise in observation and representation. After a day of survey and a week of analysis, our group's goal was to intervene in a low-impact but appreciable manner. Leaving much of the pier in its already beautiful state, our additions were focused solely on the experience of the existing and on the balance of new and old material additions....

parasite

Looking at the movement of people through space, parasite is both a response to and a representation of a walk down the north stairs of Cal Poly's building five. Cantilevered over the stair are a set of tapered arms that are offset by hung concrete counter-weights. The most development came late in the design of the clipping mechanism that holds the construction a meter over the sloped guard wall. Until the install was complete, we were 95% convinced the entire project would simply slip its way down the wall....