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Nastaran Mousavi

Nastaran Mousavi

San Francisco, CA, US

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Ukiah Glulam Factory

If we are to use wood for building, Glulam is the smartest choice. It is the most sustainable way of manufacturing structural wood elements utilizing logs from 2nd & 3rd growth forests. This is really the only option for using sawn wood for large members that are beyond the feasible range of size for single sawn pieces. Glue-Laminated structural members have higher strength, better dimensional stability and the endless possibilities of shape variability.

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Ukiah, CA, US
My Role: Designer
Additional Credits: Team work with Alix Daguin.

 
Truss Joints
Truss Joints
Program Diagram
Program Diagram
Interior
Interior
Exterior
Exterior
Exterior landscape aligned with building's axons
Exterior landscape aligned with building's axons
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zoomed in Cross Section

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