Lori Ziemba

Lori Ziemba

San Francisco, CA, US


Crossing the Grand Canal

The Grand Canal is an experience for both locals and tourists.  By celebrating the "vertical energy" of crossing the Grand Canal  pedestrians are lifted up to a series of suspended galleries to enhance the experience of crossing the canal while also making use of the ground space at the canal's edge.  Inspired by the canopy of a tree and the mobility of a sail the lightweight "sails" at the gallery's exterior provide natural ventilation and protection to the gallery and its inhabitants.  

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Status: School Project
Location: Venice, Italy