TWINS
TWINS
TWINS

 

Scale, orient, multiply about axes in perspectives: investigating formal qualities of common roof profiles. How can such control open up possibilities for architecture?

X, Y, Z axis alteration is the basis of formal operations on the mansard and arch which specifically examine twins: conjoined, identical and fraternal.

Cave + Cruciform: Another way of thinking about formal articulation and the relationships between "inside" and "outside" through +/- techniques.

Graceland Cemetery is a catalogue of overlooked architectural types. From ossuaries and columbariums to mausoleums and monuments, each type has meaning, history and a specificity of form reserved for the dead. The cemetery is thereby a site primed for architectural speculation. The Twin Pavilion occupies an intersection near the southern border of the cemetery, becoming a new contemplative stop on the walking path.

The synthesis of twin forms through the lens of cemetery typologies resulted in the Twin Pavilion: a new cemetery type accommodating the living and the dead underneath a coffered and tufted ceiling. Its triangular area posits a latent "third twin"...