Above: Model photographs.
Above: Plan of second level/courtyard.
Diagrams of positive/negative space:
Precise placement of courtyard centre based upon mass and site axes:
Diagrams illustrating the spatial connection that is possible with glass pocket sliding doors connecting to the interior courtyard:
Diagrams revealing some of the possible spatial configurations that are the result of transparent glass dividing walls and doors in the project:
Comparison of the typical solid-void relationship of the suburban home to the figure-ground of the project:
Diagrams that illustrate the subtle shifting of a nine-square grid to form the spaces of the project:
As the squares of the grid shift, they begin to create sub-grids and sub-sub-grids that add subtle irregularities to the project. On the bottom row, the diagrams describe the tensioning that exists in the project due to the solid-void relationship between massing parts: