2011 Jan - 2011 Apr
This project is not about the
urban nor about architecture.
It explores the space between
a designed urban code and its
Sound is the generator of soundsurf
city. Strategies of noise mitigation
are embedded in a code which creates
soundsurf topography of building
Program is placed on its ability to be
activated by the sounds of the city.
Along a crowded route, commercial
is a buffer for residential behind.
In a more detailed study, parking interlocks with commercial and acts as an additional buffer for program and sound. Parking and Big-box are joined in ways which encourage new uses of wasted parking space and allow for commercial reappropriation over time.