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Yamen Hama

Yamen Hama

Annandale, VA, US

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Architectural TimePiece

 site: downtown mall charlottesville, virginia



objective: to design an outdoor occupiable installation that somehow tells or gauges an element of time within the  small space alloted.


main strategy: THERMAL COLOR-CHANGE TILES AND TRANSLUCENT MARBLE STEPS:
a powerful ascending staircase above ground made from vertical elements of black marble and horizontal steps of  transluent yellow marble. below ground the inverse reads as a cave with stalactite descending from above and golden light flooding in from the sunlight
filtering through the translucent yellow marble.
                     

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Charlottesville, VA, US

 

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