Pil hyun Hwang

Pil hyun Hwang

Los Angeles, CA, US



 The museum of cartoon and comic art

This project explored the potentials of non-uniform shell and membrane structures. Both shell and membrane within Modern architectural discourse have implied regularity and optimization, resulting in a limited range of morphologies and applications. For too long, the study of shells and membranes has been trapped by essentialist dogma, where force and gravity are expressed in a 1:1 relation. This project will challenge the assumption that the realms of performance and aesthetics are irreconcilable in contemporary practice.

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Status: School Project
Location: New York, NY, US