Group Project Car Park/Theater
Christopher Battaglia, M.Arch. 2017
Sophie Nichols, M.Arch. 2017
ClassARCH 5113 Core Design Studio III (fall 2014)
InstructorAssistant Professor Jenny Sabin
Visiting Critic Andrew Lucia
The first studies explored the direct result of impact on aluminum and clay: form recording force. To test the relationship, ambient field conditions were incorporated into the digital and material studies, experimenting with a recursive relationship: form produces reactive forces.
Using these studies, a script was built using a catalyst event to produce forms that register direct impact as well as gradient conditions from the following reactive forces.
The proposal articulates the seed event as a car's path on the Brooklyn waterfront site. The event path creates direct resultant forms: five theaters, and the reactive condition: a parking garage in an occupiable microstructure.