Connection & Reorientation: Daikanyama station desing

Lu Chen, M.Arch+2 ’20

ARCH 793B: Architecture Directed Design Research

Gallery: The sense of purposefulness in Architecture

Instructor: Wes Jones

The design is based on the principles drawn from the precedent the Atheneum by Richard Meier. The site is in Tokyo, a small rail stop which located between several intersections. The design strategy is trying to have a good responding with the surrounding context, and connect surrounding areas. One of my principle is constrained conveyance, so in the form, I try to make the circulation system become an important composition element.