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23 Feb Wabasha Street Bridge

The Wabasha Street Bridge is a proposal for a major vehicular and pedestrian crossing over the Mississippi River in downtown St Paul. The Wabasha Street Bridge’s significance for the city is not only its central location, but also its historic importance as the first river…

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23 Feb Thuringia Passage

This design of an underground passage was part of a competition for a new office building complex. The Thuringia Passage links the three buildings and creates the illusion of shorter walkways across the connector. By introducing a continuous rooflight, the underground space is visually linked…

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23 Feb Periscopic Screen

Light is information about our surroundings. The presence of the new park is reflected onto the screen, and shimmering shifts in light and colour are captured on its surfaces. The viewer is made more aware of his or her own presence in this particular place…

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23 Feb Anamorphic Façade Paddington Basin

The proposed façade works with two specific perspectival views to draw the viewer into a visual dialogue with the orthogonal order of the architectural facades. The proposal uses the surfaces of the external glass fins across the facades. A two dimensional abstract pattern is overlaid…

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23 Feb Light Tube

Incorporating a heliostat to track the path of the sun, the Light Tube distributes and diffuses sunlight within this five storey office building in central London. The light-tube proposal builds on the earlier heliostatic light-tube project by Carpenter/Norris Consulting that was completed in 2001 in…

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23 Feb Tension Net Stair

The Tension Net Stair is the sculptural centerpiece and only stair in a two-floor penthouse apartment of a mixed-use tower in downtown Chicago. The thin concrete floor slabs could not support the load of additional construction so the staircase is suspended from steel beams below the…

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23 Feb LichtSchmelzen

Columns of melting ice – the thaw of icicles in the spring: these are the images that are brought to mind by the twin fascinations of the sight of water moving through cylinders of glass, and the restful sound of dripping water. This is a…

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