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Sean McGuire

Sean McGuire

Chicago, IL, US

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Visualizing Datascapes: Percivval Stern

The proposal called for a new skin for the sciences building at Tulane University, Percival Stern, a visual gateway often criticized as an example of poorly implemented Brutalism on campus. The revised skin seeks to create a strong relationship to exterior "datascapes,' or contextual stimuli that influence environmental parameters on the site. One such stimuli is the density of foliage, whose data was projected through the skin, creating an undulating system that varied in porosity according to the live oaks surrounding Percival Stern.

 
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Status: School Project
Location: New Orleans, LA, US

 

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