peripheral exchanges

Nutrition Research + Resource Center 
(graduate - degree project)

design thinking critic: derek hoeferlin
degree project critic: adrian luchini

site: saint louis, missouri

While the discussion of St. Louis’s vacancies is an international and controversial one, “peripheral exchanges” captures the current condition of vacancies in anticipation of future economic growth and its implied increased density.  The vacancies in Central West End facilitate interaction and connectivity between people and the Architecture captures those peripheral exchanges.  The overlapping and undulating roofs are derived from the overlapped distorted perspectives of the context’s gable roofs. This Nutrition Research and Resource Center dually serve Central West End’s science community and the health needs of its immediate community.  

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copyright 2013 Lynette Salas