This building explores the relationships between public and private spaces and tests the limits of what amount of each is necessary in promoting a community atmosphere while preserving the basic human need for seclusion.

A member of this community would be immersed in the creative design process and culture by participating in a communal living and creating atmosphere. The member would be encouraged to collaborate and explore what it is like to live and work amongst their creative peers. 
The building itself is designed to promote these ideas of community through the use of transparency. The transparent glass central atrium allows for a member of the community to constantly know what is happening on all levels of the building and throughout all outlets of the community while also allowing moments of privacy when necessary.
Spring 2015
Parsons School of Design

Site: NYC