The Water’s Edge

This sequence of monoprints and drawings is sited at the edge. Rising tides erode, sediment builds, waves erase, man-made walls resist, moving water cuts channels, pooling water infiltrates.

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These Birds Are Forever

Row after row of files are stacked to the ceiling. A faint chemical smell permeates the gleaming white space. Fluorescent lights buzz overhead. A drawer slides open, and the room comes to life.

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Against The Grain

Located inside New Haven’s enormous Goffe Street Armory, this site specific installation seeks to render a vast interior space measurable without detracting from its sublime mystery.

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Drip: The Music of Water in New Orleans

Drip reveals the mystery of water in New Orleans slowly, through just one sense: the sound of water.

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Currents

A field of filaments, glowing and swaying.

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L’Chime Sukkah

Sukkah City StL competition winner, built on the campus of Washington University.

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NOMA Green Playhouse

A children’s playhouse auctioned for the New Orleans Museum of Art’s centennial celebration. In collaboration with Andy Sternad and Kenner Carmody.

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Woodcuts, Summer 2013

A series of woodcut prints, derived from a guide to knot-tying and a few wacky potted plants.

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Rudolph Hall Entry Furniture

Plug-in furniture provides a place to pause and consider the sheer vertical chasm of Rudolph Hall’s entry.

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Woodcuts, Spring 2012

A woodcuts series of tropical plants and shadows.

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Cité de Refuge

Analysis of Le Corbusier’s 1933 Cité de Refuge for Peter Eisenman’s seminar “Diagrammatic Analysis” at the Yale School of Architecture.

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Drawings, Fall 2013

Drawings completed for Visualization II, a required first-year course at YSOA.

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Sketches, Fall 2013

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Higher Ground

An exhibition space and artist workshops on the banks of the Mill River at the Eli Whitney Museum in Hamden, Connecticut.

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Under Pressure

A siteless study of mass and tectonics. [portfolio_slideshow navpos=disabled pagerpos=top]

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Frozen Meanders: Warming Huts At The Forks

A collection of warming huts to shelter skaters in the broad and windswept landscape of the frozen Assiniboine River in Winnipeg.

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Formal Analysis

Drawings from Formal Analysis, taught by Peter Eisenman at the Yale School of Architecture. [portfolio_slideshow navpos=disabled pagerpos=top]  

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Off the Grid

Competition entry for “Folly,” a call for proposals by the Architectural League for a design-build studio residency at Socrates Sculpture Park in New York City. In collaboration with Andy Sternad.

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Sketches: Fort Jackson

Sketch series at a Civil War era fort.

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Swamp Sketches

Quick studies of southeast Louisiana’s soggy landscape.

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Dead Weight: Dueling Bridges on the Bayou

Dead Weight proposes to use monuments of historic arch-enemies as counterweights for new draw bridges over an active, reinvigorated Bayou St. John.

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Knot Drawings, Summer 2013

Studies for a series of woodcuts, collapsing a step-by-step guide to nautical knots into a single composition.

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Crossing Over

A film presenting New Orleans as an archipelago, where every movement requires a crossing over water to a new island.

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Tint: Water Is Not Blue

New Orleans’ destiny is divined in the water. To glimpse our future, we must first see beyond blue…

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Flotant

In the midst of marsh, New Orleans rests on un-solid ground. It’s a soggy, low-lying place, barely land and mostly water. Nature is closer than we think. Between river and lake, we must tread lightly to balance culture, economy and the environment. Will we float, or fall through?

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Drip 2.0

“Drip” remixed for the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans.

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Woodcut Studies, Summer 2012

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Woodcuts, Summer 2011

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Urban Farm Hut

A multi-functional storage structure for an urban farm, designed and built by Washington University architecture undergraduates in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans. Organized and facilitated with Andy Sternad.

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Drylands: Myth Building and Dam Busting

A projection into the future of the arid drylands of the American West.

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Chicken Coop

A prefabricated chicken coop for 20 hens and a rooster in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans. A four-week undergraduate design-build project at Washington University.

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Drip: The Book

A book documenting the installation “Drip: The Music of Water in New Orleans.” [portfolio_slideshow navpos=disabled pagerpos=top]

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New Orleans Street Drawings, 2009

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Part Time Passive

Competition entry for a new house in New Orleans built to the rigorous Passivhaus standard.

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Gallery House

Competition entry for a small elevated house in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans. The house can “unzip” and expand into the screened side gallery stretching from front to back.

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Sketches: Scandinavia and Finland

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Garden Hut

A backyard hut for a master gardener, with a focus on rainwater collection. Designed and built in 2009 with Trinh Vu.

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Laskey Award

A project exploring music and architecture via a series of small environments built for listening. The recipient of the 2008 Laskey Award, a creative grant for design students at Washington University.

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Collective Court

Competition entry to the 2008 Beyond Housing competition for a sustainable house in Pagedale, an inner ring suburb of St. Louis. With Derek Hoeferlin.

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Mind the Tide

A group competition proposal for an adaptable architectural gallery on the River Thames.

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Sketches: France and Germany

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Franz Building

Renovation of a 1940 brick retail building for the Good Work Network, a non-profit business incubator on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans. Undergraduate studio project.

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Kunsthal

A space for changing art exhibitions adjacent to the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, a major art museum and cultural institution in Copenhagen. Three delicate galleries cut through a robust shell. Undergraduate studio project.

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Water Mark

A tower for viewing and interpreting the landscape at the confluence of the Mississippi River and the Big Muddy River. Undergraduate studio project.

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Tower House

Row house in Copenhagen. A rough concrete enclosure pierced by six finely detailed wood-clad towers which articulate rooms, define circulation, and transmit light. Undergraduate studio project.

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