Material + Assembly

Spring 2017  |  Professor: Gerard Damiani

Samples of various assignments investigating material assembly, code review, and construction. 

Assignment: Casa El Vigilante  
Casa El Vigilante by RUIZSOLAR Arquitectos was the focus for this project. The project is researched individually, and then each student develops a framing and assembly proposal for the case study based on our understanding of materials and assembly, wood framing structures, and Casa El Vigilante research. 

 Assignment: Oscar Niemeyer 1939 Brazilian Pavilion  
The 1939 Brazilian Pavilion by Oscar Niemeyer is analyzed and renovated to match the most updated US code regulations, and a series of drawings are produced.