competition work - architecture school
[AC-CA] Design Competition
2014 - 09 - Dubai Architecture School Tower
-Building crafted as a modular expression of sustainable architecture in an abrasively arid climate.
-Basic form derived from expressions of reclaimed 20 foot and 40 foot intermodal containers. Residence and classroom spaces designed to be prefabricated offsite and assembled quickly once onsite.
-Heavy focus on structural expression, vertical circulation, and natural ventilation.
-Tower's flat face and main common spaces oriented toward Burj Khalifa with student residences facing West toward Arabian Gulf.
John Taylor (Jt) Gorski