Well apparently self assembly is not that far from becoming a thing science fiction to becoming a technology available to designers in the near future. I remember reading about a similar technology in William Gibsons’ Neuromancer. At the time, I thought to myself how cool would that be if we could program a building onContinue reading “Self Assembly how far is it from reality?”
Author Archives: Sadiq Garcia Design
A series of diagrams created for designforadoption.com illustrating the adoption process and the application process.
Urban Eyes – A proposal for a public event viewing device which capitalizes on media technology to expand the public space of the street up into the public space above the street and allow access to upper level views of events. Taking advantage of the carnival-like atmosphere that forms on the sidewalk during festivals andContinue reading “Urban Eyes”
On a recent flight to Texas I had a window seat, which rarely happens, since I prefer the aisle. Fortunately for me it turned out to be an amazing cloud day and I was able to capture some incredible images.
People – When photographing people, the drama of a person in “character” is a trait I look for when capturing their image.
Containing Sports and Water
Containing Sports and Water Upon understanding how to contain sports and water in a building, the section, or profile, assumes a strong role as an organizing device. In this recreation center proposal, the program is arranged on three stacked planes each defined through specific program needs and surface requirements and organized as water or non-waterContinue reading “Containing Sports and Water”
Rethinking the Kitchen
Rethinking the Kitchen This project explores the re-organization and renovation of an existing building, originally designed as an ice storage facility in the Chelsea district of New York, to house the Kitchen performance art center, a small hotel, a bar, and a video and media salon. By studying existingContinue reading “Rethinking the Kitchen”
Conceptual Design for a Lab Building
Conceptual Design for a Lab Building A design proposal based on the premise that the Lab building is created from the base module of a research office which is multiplied, manipulated and modified to create various office/lab combinations, office/office combinations, or lab/lab combinations. Public and semi public space is carved out of the remaining modules.