Natural hazards, such as severe winter storms, flooding, and tornadoes play a major role in how cities develop and plan. It is because of their natural and inevitable occurrence that there is very little we can do to control them; and all communities are vulnerable to a list of natural and man-made hazards, especially that of flooding and severe storms.
Walking, unmistakably, is one of the most common things we do as humans, but as researchers will tell you, where we walk, how we walk, how often we walk and how fast we walk are all influenced by a myriad of factors, including the physical environment.
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.
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.
The project’s goal was to design a farming facility for students of a school called Destiny Children in Mombasa, Kenya, that will be beneficial not only for the students but also everyone in the community.