The Embassy of South Africa

Image of the South African Embassy from the back © 2012 . All rights reserved.

The Embassy of South Africa is a project that I worked on in 2009 while at Davis Brody Bond. I worked closely with both David Williams (Firm Partner) and Marc Massay (Project Architect/Project Manager) along with our DC office to … Continue reading

Plastic of the Feuture

Plastic of the Feuture © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Plastic of the Feuture is a collaboration between Marcela Godoy, Sukmo Mong Koo, William Jennings and I. We were asked by The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to research, prototype and re think of a means to create sustainable models … Continue reading

En El Río (In the River)

Proposal of projections along the river of Zaragoza for the Paseo Project Competition © 2012 . All rights reserved.

En el Río is an interactive proposal for the city of Zaragoza, Spain in collaboration with Manuela Garreton and Mercedes Blasco. Our proposal sought to create a conversational space along the river Ebro, where the people of Zaragoza could discuss … Continue reading

Peel

paper shutters scheme.015-800 © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Peel is a surface that breathes. When the air quality and temperature sensors that are hooked up to it reach a threshold that is not good for us, humans, the wall stops breathing. It stops living. Each unit has diagonal … Continue reading

Lavendar Lake Art Factory

suckerpunch-competition-perspective-from-plaza © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Lavendar Lake Art Factory was an ideas design competition for a New York City owned site in the Gowanus Canal. This art factory would contain private/shared art studios, a storefront gallery/bar, analog/digital shops, and live/work spaces for artist in residence. … Continue reading

UrbanScapes: Recombinant Architecture

42 streets 800x600 © 2005 . All rights reserved.

UrbanScapes is a thesis I presented at Cornell University in May 2005. I was interested in exploring the role of flexible infrastructures within place making and programming. At the time of my thesis The Bronx Terminal Market was under partial … Continue reading

Roman Rojas

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Roman Rojas is a singer/songwriter living and working in New York City. We met on the dance floor and talked about politics while dancing to merengue at what use to be called Barazza. After a few months of discussing music … Continue reading

City On Edge

street-scenes-2 © 2011 . All rights reserved.

City On Edge is a collection of photographs exhibited at 15 Nails Gallery at 315 Hudson, New York, New York. The collection comprised of a book, contacts, and a video. The collection investigates the beauty of everyday life in peripheral … Continue reading

Children’s Hospital Of New York

CHONY-ED-Lobby © 2009 . All rights reserved.

The Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department is a project that I worked on while at Davis Brody Bond. I worked closely with both David Williams (Firm Partner) and Marc Massay (Project Architect/Project Manager) to carry the new … Continue reading

Embedded Plants

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Embedded Plants is an interactive “Chia” pet made of wheat grass that is embedded with photocell sensors.  It acknowledge your presence when you pet it by purring and lighting up a series of LEDs. It is a plant for people … Continue reading

Living Surfaces

Prototype Of Living Wall © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Living Surfaces is a prototype for a wall that mirrors your movements. It essentially senses the distance of your body to its sensors and moves in response to this distance. This mock up uses 4 hobby servos, 4 proximity sensors, … Continue reading