4B Design Studio: Listening to the Other

Coordinator(s)
Teaching Assistant(s)
Vincent Min
CJ Yang
Devin Arndt

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial “outside agitator” idea.  

Letter from Birmingham Jail. April 16, 1963. Martin Luther King Jr.  

The Plan is a Society of Rooms 

--Louis Kahn 

In this studio we take a deep dive into integrating issues of architectural imagination, sustainability, comfort, and building assembly. The studio will ask for a comprehensive strategy; understanding how materials go together; exploring the implications of your architectural ambitions and your project’s use of resources. 

The studio is organized around a single design project; a centre for dialogue and collaboration. This centre sees itself as a new architectural typology, belonging to neither governments nor commercial interests. It is part clinic, part school, part social laboratory, and is funded by donations from a broad spectrum of individuals. The intention of the centre is to create a place where broken parts of society can meet to begin the process of healing and empowerment.  

Student Work Gallery

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    Exterior Render
    Alina Turean
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    Site and Floor Plan
    Alina Turean
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    Interior Render
    Alina Turean
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    Section Drawing
    Alina Turean
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    Section Drawing
    Alina Turean
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    Interior Render
    Alina Turean
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    Exterior Render
    Alina Turean
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    Exterior Render
    Caroline Brodeur
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    Floor Plan
    Caroline Brodeur
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    Section Drawing
    Caroline Brodeur
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    Sectional Perspective
    Caroline Brodeur
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    Interior Render
    Caroline Brodeur
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    Section Drawing
    Caroline Brodeur
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    Interior Render
    Caroline Brodeur
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    Elevation
    Leela Keshav
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    Exterior Render
    Leela Keshav
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    Section Drawing
    Leela Keshav
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    Interior Render
    Leela Keshav
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    Section Drawing
    Leela Keshav
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    Structural Axonometric
    Leela Keshav
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    Exterior Render
    Leela Keshav
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    Exterior Render
    Zihao Wei
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    Floor Plan
    Zihao Wei
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    Section Render
    Zihao Wei
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    Section Drawing
    Zihao Wei
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    Interior Render
    Zihao Wei
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    Section Drawing
    Zihao Wei
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    Interior Render
    Zihao Wei
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    Exterior Render
    Zihao Wei