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Lori Ziemba

Lori Ziemba

San Francisco, CA, US

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Crossing the Grand Canal

The Grand Canal is an experience for both locals and tourists.  By celebrating the "vertical energy" of crossing the Grand Canal  pedestrians are lifted up to a series of suspended galleries to enhance the experience of crossing the canal while also making use of the ground space at the canal's edge.  Inspired by the canopy of a tree and the mobility of a sail the lightweight "sails" at the gallery's exterior provide natural ventilation and protection to the gallery and its inhabitants.  

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Venice, Italy

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