So I'm sitting in my structures class right now looking at a slide with allowable axial compression streets for steel columns. Exciting or what?.
So my final studio project is due two weeks from today. I've done a good deal of work on it in terms of developing a formal language and trying to adhere to a set of rules I've created. I think it's coming along well and I'm hoping to have the design finalized by Friday at the latest to give me a good week for production. I need to submit my laser cutting materials by the 24th I believe so my design needs to be done by the weekend.
Here's a newer rendering, it doesn't have the third floor or the roof so you can kind of get the major spatial/formal ideas of the main showroom. The building is on a corner site across the street from the new LA Live development (including Staples Center, Nokia Theatre, Ritz Carlton development, etc).