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Emmanuel Torres

Emmanuel Torres

San Juan, PR, US

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The abstraction of the immediate organic context as a response to global genericism

The abstraction of local organic logics is explored as a solution to modern/postmodern "genericism" and the consolidation of an "international" image or style. The idea of a specialized urban node that mimics biological systems and their organization logics to achieve a distinct image is pursued under the theoretic frames of Sassen, Wallenstein and such.

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 
generator based on in-situ mangrove logistings
generator based on in-situ mangrove logistings
Volumetric analisis of programatic functions
Volumetric analisis of programatic functions
entrance
entrance
Pergola evoking the filtering effects of the mangrove.
Pergola evoking the filtering effects of the mangrove.
view to the diving facility
view to the diving facility
view from pool deck towards the east
view from pool deck towards the east
waklway through nature
waklway through nature
avicennia growth re-interpreted
avicennia growth re-interpreted
Initial Composition Parti and volumetric exploration. Much changed Afterwards.
Initial Composition Parti and volumetric exploration. Much changed Afterwards.
view from the lagoon
view from the lagoon
habitable structure
habitable structure

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