Site plan
 Project perspective view
 Frond and back elevation view
 The design is to maintained the idea of having a primary centralized volume, deeply embedded within our mass, that has secondary sub-volumes branching out towards the perimeter of the building. Instead of placing our sub-volumes horizontally (like the Austrian Postal Savings Bank) we chose to branch them vertically and connect all four volumes
 Structure diagram made by Koramba.
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 Axon chunk of project corner and skin envelope detail
 Sectional 3D model
 Physical model and site
 Sectional model
 To finish the physical section model, I use ABS 3D print to make the exterior skin. The floor plate is built by styrene sheet with using laser cut machine. The right side windows skin is made by 1/8” acrylic sheet.
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 Program
 Egress circulation
 We conducted many studies such as solar radiation, shadow, wind, and sun path, which illustrated the impact of development in terms of daylight access, passive solar design features, energy efficiency and comfort of the building, in context to the surrounding environment. What we learned about our building from these findings was that the east corner of our building was going to receive a lot of direct sunlight and the east south side of our building as well. So on these parts of our building we planned on designing smaller perforations on the facade to filter the direct sunlight coming through. The west corner of our building was going to receive very little light and in addition a lot of wind. This confirmed to us that the west corner of our building was going to be cooler and darker. We decided then that the facade here would need more perforation for light to come through and would also need to be better insulated. In terms of materials, perforated metal panelling, insulated glazed glass, and aluminum framing for the interior skylight facade will be used to make up our envelope.
 Air flow diagram
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 Sun path diagram
 Wind diagram
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