Lila Baghzouz

Lila Baghzouz

Pasadena, CA, US


Senior Thesis: The Cinematic Escape

With few opportunities to break away from the mundane environment, the individual’s surroundings appear to be patterns – repetitive and persistent to what is normal.  If architecture can evade its programmatic norms, refuges for escaping this reality and focusing past the obstructive foreground can be created where they are needed the most.  By glorifying the success of cinema and its ability to temporarily remove us from what is actuality, architecture can be used to emulate the cinematic escape.

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Status: School Project
Location: San Francisco, CA, US