Heyri, Korea [ AIANE Design Award, AIA/BSA Honor Award, American Architecture Award ] The White Block Gallery is a 1500m2 exhibition and cultural space at the heart of the Heyri Art Valley in South Korea. A matrix of 3 solid gallery volumes carefully positioned creates 7 additional galleries in a compact but open ended configuration. Designed […]
Gwangju Biennale, Korea [curators’ selection for full scale construction, publication: Mole Magazine ]
Brooklyn, NY Rather than consider ‘Urban’ and ‘Soft’ as contradictory concepts, this project rethinks the terms as counterparts to one another. Instead of a series of windows that polarize notions of inside and outside, two transformable layers are utilized: The outer skin becomes a system of operable clear windows while the inner skin utilizes sliding […]
The curved glass entry has been installed at the White Block Gallery. A shallow curve that includes glass pivot doors is difficult to achieve. Some doubted it could be done at all, but we pushed for it and the fabricator ended up even surprising themselves. Signalling entry within an otherwise taut building skin, the geometry is a precursor […]
The glazing at White Block Gallery is nearing completion. We are very excited about our custom fritted glass pattern which encloses all of the transparent parts of the building. Seemingly simple, the gradation works in multiple different ways: It shades the space during the warmer summer months while allowing in the low winter sun for passive heating. It also […]
The first of the Clover Restaurants is open at Harvard Square at 7 Holyoke. Not only was it a privilege collaborating with Clover on a new concept for fast food, it was also a privilege working in the Holyoke Center, the Harvard owned building designed by Josep Lluís Sert. Our approach was to combine the […]
SsD’s submission for the Gwangju Design Biennale in Korea was one of 20 boxes selected internationally to be built and exhibited full scale. The exhibit opens 18 Sept 2009 and continues through 4 November.