Tunnel Vision

The University Corridor running through fargo holds one purpose: Move people quickly. Although Effective, much is missed in the pipeline of trees and asphalt.

University

2nd Av e Sout h

The Site is a very high trafficked area with an existing apartment building to the east And retirement community set back to the West. The commandeered parking lot needed to be noticed from the fast paced street.

Site Perspectives
3rd Av e Sout h

Site Study

Site Perspective

Site Perspective

Intentions: -Provide an exciting, eye catching design that breaks through the visual tunnel on university And engages not only traffic, but pedestrian use -Respect the existing conditions, and work improve the site -Mixed-Use and safe: Separate public and private access to different uses -Use concrete in unconventional ways to create a dynamic structure -Create separation of professional and private life

Process Iterations

The Design Took off From here. Developing where it needed to. The Form changed little and drove the function of the spaces inside.

Process Iterations

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Section I Private Circulation Mechanical Tower 6 Car Parking Ramp From Grade Public Circulation
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Section II

Parking Level

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Section I Private Circulation Public Circulation

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Section II

Ground Level

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Private Circulation Section I Mechanical Tower Offices Material Library Open Studios Wood Shop Printing Room Storage
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Public Circulation

Section II

Studio Level

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Private Circulation Mechanical Tower Laundry L.A. Apartment

Section I

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I.D. Apartment Arch. Apartment
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Lease Apartment Open Deck Studio Gallery Public Circulation

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Section II

Lower Apartment Level

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Section I
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L.A. Apartment I.D. Apartment Arch. Apartment Lease Apartment

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Section II

Upper Apartment Level

Upper Apartment

Lower Apartment

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