IDES210 / Fall 2014
This project asked students to define space within Architectural Hall that would provide a particular USER type to REVIVE, RELAX, and/or REFRESH. The project challenged students to analyze and define User, Program, and Context, and question their role in defining space. This proposal identified the 3rd floor of the Library as the site for faculty to retreat; A social zone to collaborate and a lounge nested in exposed trusses for a quiet retreat. The student built upon existing circulation to access unused volumes of space overhead and material choices and form were influenced by faculty, who identified nature as a source of relaxation.