3B Design Studio: Open Architecture Studio: Architecture for People by People (A4PBP) / Enns

Instructor(s)

“I think the challenge facing the next generation of architects is ‘how are we going to turn our client from the 1%, to the 100%”

– Alastair Parvin


In this studio we will study the ways in which buildings change through time, and how architecture can be designed for adaptation by its users. For too long architecture has been designed as a static product with little consideration for the way it must adapt in the face of changing user needs, desires, and emotions in ensuing years. Architecture needs process design, not product design. 

Students will be introduced to planning tools and methods that allow designers in adjacent fields (like strategic design, service design & design consulting) to understand human desires and emotions, and to design processes that unfold in time to address these. 

Students will focus these tools on the analysis of existing successful self-build technologies that allow users of architecture to modify their own spaces. In a final project, students will imagine how a ‘toolkit’ approach to architecture might empower people to design and build for themselves. 
 

Student Work Gallery

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    Photography of Ken Isaacs’ Living Structures.
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Illustrative Diagram
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Assembly Diagram
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Assembly Diagram
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Assembly Diagram
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Interior Assembly and Organization Diagram
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Illustrative Diagram
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Axonometric Assembly Illustration
    Ardy Chang / Vicky Cao
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    Exterior Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Exterior Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Exterior Render
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Exterior Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Exterior Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Exterior Illustrations
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Interior Comic Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Comic Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Comic Illustration and Assembly Diagram
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Comic Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Comic Illustration
    Cassandra / Nadya Robel Closa
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    Exterior Render
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Household Occupants Diagram
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Axonometric Assembly Diagram
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Assembly Diagram
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Storyboard Illustration with Axonometric Drawings
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Detailed Wall Section and Assembly Diagram
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Section and Axonometric Drawings
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Section and Axonometric Drawings
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Design Process Flowchart
    Christa Hu / Bill CM Tang
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    Site Massing
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Assembly Parts Diagram
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Storyboard Illustration
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Storyboard Illustration
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Storyboard Illustration
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Storyboard Illustration
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Storyboard Illustration
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Storyboard Illustration
    Hiba Zubairi / Maria Munir
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    Pixel-Art Introduction Illustration.
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Pixel-Art Comic and Building Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Pixel-Art Comic and Assembly Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Pixel-Art Planning and Building Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Pixel-Art Comic
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Exterior Render
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Household Occupants Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Assembly Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Storyboard Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Planning Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Storyboard Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Storyboard Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Storyboard Diagram
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Design Process Flowchart
    Hyunjoo Park / Tomas Korch
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    Axonometric Diagram
    Nadya Closa / Cassandra Lesage Fongué
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    Household Occupants Diagram
    Nadya Closa / Cassandra Lesage Fongué
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    Assembly Parts Diagram
    Nadya Closa / Cassandra Lesage Fongué
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    Plan and Axonometric Drawings
    Nadya Closa / Cassandra Lesage Fongué
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    Axonometric Drawing and Atmospheric Illustrations
    Nadya Closa / Cassandra Lesage Fongué
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    Aerial Community View - Site Axonometric
    Nadya Closa / Cassandra Lesage Fongué