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. 
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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, CA 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.

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 Market St, 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.

900 Innes
Site: 900 Innes Ave, India Basin, San Francisco, CA
Program: Architectural installation

Year: 2020
Competition: San Francisco Arts Commission

Fenella Njoto
We firmly believe that the redevelopment project for the India Basin brings character and voice to a community that was once neglected and uncared of. The competition fuels our passion in creating a spatial artwork that will invite people of all backgrounds to gather and connect with one another, while preserving the memories, history and the physicalities that make India Basin unique.

Through that, we designed a pavilion, which provides a reflective space for the community to preserve the intangible connection they have with the India Basin. Visitors are engaged with different experiences through different circulatory paths that lead to multiple points of view and connections to the historic and picturesque waterfront. We are designing in the hope to represent the community’s voice and identity and at the same time, providing a platform for engagedment and involvement in the betterment of the community.

San Francisco Museum of Contemporary Art
Site: 690 Folsom St, South of Market, San Francisco, CA
Program: Museum

Year: Spring 2019
Course: Building Information Modeling (Revit)
Faculty: Zachary Meade

Year: Spring 2020
Course: Tectonics: Code Analysis
Faculty: Archibald Woo
The course (BIM) familiarizes us with Autodesk Revit and its tools for schematic design, floor plan layout, presentations, and construction drawings. It demonstrates how building material assembly is represented in technical drawings.

Picking up the BIM model designed in the prior course, Code Analysis bring the project into the latest building code standard.