Architectural design creating effective and appropriate relationships with manmade/natural environments. Selection/critique of site; the analysis and documentation of contextual conditions; and the incorporation of structure, material, and their expressions into design.
Located on the threshold between The University of Nebraska – Lincoln and Downtown Lincoln, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church looks to serve not only the campus population but that of the city as well. The church would serve these communities by facilitating an understanding of human life and death through a juxtaposed relationship between traditional chapel programming and an elevated columbarium.
Waterfront revitalization projects have become a cliché of post-industrial re-urbanization as cities around the world transform formerly industrialized waterfronts into public parks, promenades, commercial and residential developments, and other people-friendly environments. Areas that were once the ugly backsides of cities have become aestheticized public edges. Surrounding SF investigated this phenomenon and proposed alternative responses using the Port of San Francisco as a case study.
Zebulun Lund’s Thesis drawings “Agrarian Ruins” was accepted for the ACSA exhibition in the DRAWING FOR THE DESIGN IMAGINARY being held at the Carnegie Museum of Art & Carnegie Mellon University. Review of the 225 submissions resulted in an acceptance rate of 15%. The plight of the Midwest is often characterized as a counterpoint to post-industrial congestion of an endless horizon stretching towards the Great Plains.
Air Rights Architecture investigates two formerly forgotten aspects of architecture, the roof and the sky, to reconfigure historical notions that: architecture must primarily touch the ground and large buildings traditionally have flat roofs. The project is situated in a prototypical Midwest urban site with endless opportunities to accommodate changing density patterns.