James Maldonado

James Maldonado

San Antonio, TX, US


Architecture Dorms

Located at the site of four existing historical buildings, this architecture student dormitory fits at least 100 students and provides public spaces for shopping and dining.  As the designer I felt the importance of  integrating the existing buildings with the additions.  The concept for my design was to create intersecting spaces to form voids of spots of social interest.  From these masses another concept arose.  Use contemporary form and materials that directly contrast the old buildings.  To make this concept possible the designs needed to become  complete opposite.  Being a dorm for architecture students the design needed to be an inspiration and provoke thought.

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Status: School Project
Location: San Antonio, TX, US