Architecture is over-simplified as the art of conjuring up a building – to me this is a craft where  materials, structures and standards can play with scale, geometry, light, form and so much more to achieve a composition that both satisfies a feeling and function.

Architecture is over-simplified as the art of conjuring up a building – to me this is a craft where  materials, structures and standards can play with scale, geometry, light, form and so much more to achieve a composition that both satisfies a feeling and function.

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    Concept sketch_  ball point pen on bond paper       program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic)  

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

Concept sketch_ ball point pen on bond paper

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic)  

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    Perspective 3D Model study_  Sketchup       program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic)  

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

Perspective 3D Model study_ Sketchup

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic)  

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    Geometric breakdown of space layout_    ink + vellum       program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

Geometric breakdown of space layout_   ink + vellum

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

(academic) 

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    Ground Level/ Level 1M floor plan_     AutoCad         program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

Ground Level/ Level 1M floor plan_   AutoCad 

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic) 

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    Ground Level/ B1 Level floor plan_     AutoCad         program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

Ground Level/ B1 Level floor plan_   AutoCad 

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic) 

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    Section/ Perspective_     SketchUp +  Photoshop        program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

Section/ Perspective_   SketchUp +  Photoshop

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic) 

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    South East exterior elevation_     SketchUp         program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

South East exterior elevation_   SketchUp 

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic) 

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    South West exterior elevation_   SketchUp       program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

South West exterior elevation_   SketchUp 

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic) 

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    North East exterior elevation_     SketchUp         program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

North East exterior elevation_   SketchUp 

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic) 

  Fibonacci Pool House,   Los Angeles, CA    North West exterior elevation_    SketchUp       program   To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.      design solution   Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.      2010 (academic) 

Fibonacci Pool House, Los Angeles, CA 

North West exterior elevation_   SketchUp

 

program

To create a guest + pool house less then 1200 sq. feet located on a Los Angeles cliff side with views to the ocean. Clients wanted a modern design that related to their adjacent craftsmen residence.

 

design solution

Respecting views + sun orientation and driven by a geometric grid to create rhythm, harmony and proportion this design mixes modern simplicity with craftsmen detail.

 

2010 (academic) 

  Sustainable Townhouse,   San Francisco, CA     exterior render  _     graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop       program   To create a single family townhouse design of 6 units at a maximum of 2,500 sq. feet each. The design takes place on San Francisco’s Pier 70.   design solution   A design that takes the surrounding industrial area as inspiration and displays an array of green building systems  to create a case study for how a home should function.       (academic) 

Sustainable Townhouse, San Francisco, CA 

exterior render_   graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop

 

program

To create a single family townhouse design of 6 units at a maximum of 2,500 sq. feet each. The design takes place on San Francisco’s Pier 70.

design solution

A design that takes the surrounding industrial area as inspiration and displays an array of green building systems to create a case study for how a home should function.

 

(academic) 

  layout    “ natural light + indoor air quality are pivotal ”  
 An open plan is used to make the narrow residence appear bigger, but equally as important is its function to increase natural light distribution and air ventilation + quality.

layout

“ natural light + indoor air quality are pivotal ”

An open plan is used to make the narrow residence appear bigger, but equally as important is its function to increase natural light distribution and air ventilation + quality.

  bioclimatic sections         summer day        graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop    (academic) 

bioclimatic sections

summer day

 

 

graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop

(academic) 

   bioclimatic sections     summer night        graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop    (academic) 

 bioclimatic sections

summer night

 

 

graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop

(academic) 

   bioclimatic sections     winter day        graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop    (academic) 

 bioclimatic sections

winter day

 

 

graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop

(academic) 

   bioclimatic sections     winter night        graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop    (academic)     

 bioclimatic sections

winter night

 

 

graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop

(academic) 

 

  roof design  
    “ the roof design is governed by function ”   
 Angled to position the photo voltaic panels at their most optimal position creating a V–shape to collect rainwater.       plumbing design   
     “ the plumbing design is the life blood of the structure ”    
 There is only one main wet wall connecting all of the bathrooms, the kitchen and utility room. This water system is connected with the rainwater catchment, radiant floor heating and grey water system.          graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop   (academic)        

roof design

“ the roof design is governed by function ” 

Angled to position the photo voltaic panels at their most optimal position creating a V–shape to collect rainwater.

 

plumbing design

“ the plumbing design is the life blood of the structure ” 

There is only one main wet wall connecting all of the bathrooms, the kitchen and utility room. This water system is connected with the rainwater catchment, radiant floor heating and grey water system.  

 

 

graphic {  SketchUp + Photoshop

(academic) 

 

 
  materials + products   
 Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.        living room {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray     (academic)           

materials + products

Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.

 

 

living room {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray  

(academic) 

 

 

 
   materials + products   Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.     dinning room {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray     (academic) 

 materials + products

Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.

 

dinning room {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray  

(academic) 

  kitchen design     The layout of the kitchen invites connection and interaction with the rest of the spaces and its users. Special attention was placed on appliances along with material selection.         (academic) 

kitchen design

The layout of the kitchen invites connection and interaction with the rest of the spaces and its users. Special attention was placed on appliances along with material selection. 

 

(academic) 

  kitchen design     The layout of the kitchen invites connection and interaction with the rest of the spaces and its users. Special attention was placed on appliances along with material selection.         kitchen  {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray      (academic) 

kitchen design

The layout of the kitchen invites connection and interaction with the rest of the spaces and its users. Special attention was placed on appliances along with material selection. 

 

 

kitchen  {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray   

(academic) 

    materials + products   Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.        bath room {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray     (academic) 

  materials + products

Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.

 

 

bath room {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray  

(academic) 

  materials + products   Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.        bedroom {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray     (academic) 

materials + products

Factories and industrial materials were kept in mind when selecting  materials such as brick, steel and glass aside from more sustainable materials to create a unique design with a sense of place. Furniture selections carry out a horizontal emphasis pushing the illusion of depth and space.

 

 

bedroom {  modeled in 3DS max + V ray  

(academic)