The municipality of Chongqing, China, is the most significant urban growth center in Western China. This trend is projected to continue for decades to come. As a mountain landscape, the city possesses a difficult topography making settlement strategies challenging. The city is also located at the confluence of the Jialing and Yangtze Rivers making the management of water another important challenge to development in the city.
The scenario for this studio explores the following possibility, what if Amazon decided to locate its ‘HQ2’ in Lincoln. The company has received lots of criticism about driving up residential costs, putting large burdens on host cities for infrastructure costs.
As the second of three design projects during their first architecture studio at UNL, second-year students were asked to design a private pool. Working through a constrained design process, each student developed a spatial construction based on graphic analysis as a point of departure for their four-week design project. During the development process, students rigorously engaged the complex relationships between the ideas, architectural forms, representation and experiences.
Seed Lottery is an Atlas F Missile Silo renovation project located in Wilbur, NE. This project aims to tell an entire story through one form of representation, the section. The section becomes extremely important when renovating an abandoned Atlas F Missile Silo, because most of the program will be underground. The silo is reimagined through a fantastical narrative and a hybridized drawing technique.
This proposal is for a new Center for Emerging Fabrication Technologies located within Lincoln, Nebraska’s Innovation Campus. The mission for this design proposal is to create a fluid atmosphere of creative collaboration between the various user groups which consist of researchers, students and the general public.