I am in the intersection of architecture and art. Exploring how indeterminacies and emotions create space in architecture, and developing self-initiated projects that engage feelings through the lens of my diasporic Filipino identity.
Architecture student based in the San Francisco Bay Area. More ︎︎︎
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I am in the intersection of architecture and art. Exploring how indeterminacies and emotions create space in architecture, and developing self-initiated projects that engage feelings through the lens of my diasporic Filipino identity. Architecture student based in the San Francisco Bay Area. More ︎︎︎

Site: 1100 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
Program: Local government unit, non-profit organization unit, arts and culture center

Year: Fall 2019
Studio: 7 Tectonics and Structure
Faculty: Karen Seong, Jen Tai, Simon McKenzie, Mei Liu (Structures: Systems Investigation)
Wayfinding is a place that guides immigrants to achieve their American dreams by forging their still evolving identities in the US. The center creates a platform for immigrants where they can get support in the formal immigration process and other areas of acculturation including language, culture, and employment while establishing relationships and connections in the local community of San Francisco.





Building Path
Site: John McLaren Park, San Francisco, CA
Program: Visitor center

Year: Spring 2019
Studio: 6 Site Conditions and Building Performance
Faculty: Phoebe Schenker
The Building Path is a reinterpretation of the feeling wandering the winding trails of John McLaren Park. The proposal is a connection of the wild core and the neighborhood edge through the introduction of an undulating structure extruded from the landscape. Following the topography of the site, the building gently permeates through a combination of ramps and slopes while embracing the program volumes. 

The project focused on the integration of the park and the surrounding communities by creating a building that nurtures the intersection of the natural and built environment supported by sustainability.





Site: 1028 Tenderloin, San Francisco, CA
Program: Navigation center and drag theater

Year: Spring 2018
Studio: 4 Site Culture and Integral Urbanism
Faculty: Sameena Sitabkhan
How can we provide for the unhoused LGBTQ+ community?

Life is a Drag Theater is a transition space and a place of safety that is developed as a vertical extension of the streets and stacked vignettes of the city. This mini ecosystem will carry a diversity of functions, connections and relationships; the shelter is a theater, a place of storytelling. Through performance, the LGBTQ+ will be able to express their stories activating their political and spatial agencies.





Plates
Year: 2020 - present
Media: Acrylic, graphite, paper, etc
Painting explorations subjecting color, shapes, and technique. Just for fun! 





Here, Elsewhere
Year: 2017 - 2019
Media: Photography, poetry
Link: Digital zine ︎︎︎

Collaborator: Nathan Truong
A multidisciplinary collaborative project based on our personal experiences portraying assimilation, otherness, in-betweenness, and our transcultural identity.