Undergraduate Final Projects

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Face to Face

After a series of individual exercises that explored live/work scenarios, students collaborated digitally to design likeminded projects for a shared 0.5 acre site in Los…

HOME|WORK

Our studio studied domestic rituals and house precedents that looked at how architecture could forge new rituals and create new relationships between its occupants and…

Collaborative Living

This 1st year, 1st semester studio culminated in the design of two houses on one site that had a focus on collaborative living. After a…

Collaborative Living

The studio introduces the fundamental techniques of constructing orthographic and axonometric projection drawings with the aim to see how these constructs drive design intentions and…

Co-Domo

Co-Domo is a collection of projects that observe the communal living and live/work environments’ virtues and possibilities. This studio values joint venture design processes and…

A “SUPER!” BLOCK

This studio questions the nature of radical urban space through the discrete proposal of “Superblock”. This joint masterplan, or large-scale requisite corpse, will poke and…

Super Future

Have you ever wondered about the superblock of the future, or maybe the future of the superblock? This studio spent the past few months doing…

Site and Context, Analysis and Diagrams

Context: the time we have arrived at is strange to say the least. New realities have evolved, politically, socially, economically and are shaping how we…

Speculations on Co-living and Collective Housing

It could be argued that housing is in the experimental bulls-eye of the architectural discipline as things reshuffle towards the collective, the social and the…

Off-Grid and Off-Site: Strawberry Fields Forever

This studio investigates off-grid and off-site modular construction techniques for Central California’s farmworker, fieldworker and migrant communities.

Thresholds of Segregation in Los Angeles

Threshold conditions range from physical, to social, to the phenomenological. Physical thresholds demarcate the spaces in-between and at the periphery. They are often adjunct to…

Model Inhabitants

In this studio, we considered issues of accessibility in architecture, namely as they are related to spatial barriers in our built environment. Using the ADA’s…

Odd Lots

By examining the drawing’s role in interpreting, describing and constructing boundaries across terrains, this studio asks how to think and rethink the relationship between representation…

Social Equity in Tall Timber

Contemporary architecture is a volatile amalgam of an ever increasing complexity of building systems, wide ranges of building components and materials re-combined with a growing…