Johnny (Guangyu) Chen

Johnny (Guangyu) Chen

Los Angeles, CA, US


Residential Mix use

Our approach to design development is not only a technical advancement of the project but will also be a disciplinary one, where we challenge representation and search for relevancy in an era where documentation of design and manufacturing are in flux and are increasingly based on three-dimensional live data. While BIM is an important development in this regard, we aim to re-think how we. can envision and communicate the design in innovative ways that exceed there design object itself.

This gleaming new model of mixed use development in downtown Los Angeles explores the indeterminacy of type and origin. The snow globe as a model for this project helps by providing boundary, density, and scale where everything is compacted into a miniature world.

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Status: School Project