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

Children’s Hospital Of New York

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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

Plastic of the Feuture

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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

Peel

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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

Pousse Cafe

DIY Machine that pours you a gourmet shot © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Pousse Cafe in collaboration with Fred Truman and Paragini Amin is a word recognition “machine” that pours you a perfectly layered gourmet shot. The machine uses Voce for processing and is made with a wine crate I got from the … Continue reading

Floating Gallery

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Floating Gallery in collaboration with Lihui Ke, Sherman Adams, and Claire Togunaga, is a design proposal for the Thames River in London, UK. The gallery is imagined as an extension of the city landscape. It is a landscape. Initial design … 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

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

In The Wind

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In the Wind is a collaboration between Nelson Ramon and myself. We started with wanting to make something that would harness energy. We came across the Windbelt and desired to comprehend the assembly of parts and how these could be … Continue reading

Flicker In the Wind

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Flicker in the wind is a canopy that has three functions: To provide shade during the day, light at night, and harnesses wind energy all day long. During the day it provides shade from the sun while at night it … Continue reading

UrbanScapes: Recombinant Architecture

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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