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Olithas - Cast Concrete Series

Olithas

Olithas

O-Lithas is a collection of outdoor/indoor furniture based on the idea of creating a new and consistent language to integrate steel and Cement. The concept is achieved by casting a ribbed wavy pattern on the backside of a  concrete slab, and using recyclable aluminum or stainless steel bars to complete as base.

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Syc - Wins Product of the year 2008 (Healthcare)

Sync – Best of the year award 08

Best of the year award by Interior Design Magazine…

Collaboration between HDR and Nurture by Steelcase to develop new system furniture for Nurse Stations.

I was part of the HDR Team. Thanks HDR for [...]

Tertulia Chair - Milano Salone Prototypes 2008

tertulia chair detail

Tertulia Chair Detail

 

‘Tertulia’  is the Spanish word for gathering, a conversational get together in which people simply

sit and exchange their ideas freely. Tertulias can happen in a moments notice. They can happen

anytime or anyplace, and for that reason a folding chair was simply the most natural departing

point typology for this project.

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Casper Chair ['Gasparin']

Gasparin
Gasparin – Rendering

A ghost is a ghost because it’s not really there. Or is it?

Casper is an exercise in making a chair that isn’t really there,

a floating drape reveals its form, and an steel frame holds it

in suspension, but where is the Chair?

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Krank Lamp

Krank LED Lamp -  Concept

Krank LED Lamp - Concept

‘KRANK’ the handle for a minute, get 20 to 30 minutes of bright light. This manual L.E.D fixture uses the

principle of magnetic induction.

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Calamari Tables - Renderings

 

Calamari Tables – Gliding Planes

Vertical planes are walls that divide, and never connect. 

Horizontal ones reach out, BRIDGE, and CONNECT.

It is better to CONNECT than to CLASH.

PLANES  that CLASH might as well be TECTONIC PLATES

(I hear those cause earthquakes)

I think it is more FUN to CONNECT, than to CLASH…

Why not CONNECT and GLIDE!

Glide through the floor, float on a plane, meet and connect. 

Calamari tables are planes that [...]

ULI Competition 2006

ULI Competition Entry 2006

ULI Competition Entry 2006

National Competition Entry for The yearly Urban Land Institute’s competition. Sited in St. Louis, MI

Team members: Kelly Weger, Devin Culbertson, Andy Karvonen, Efrain E. Velez, Kevin Boston

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Casa Marco - Urban Reserve Dallas, TX (2005)

Casa Marco

Casa Marco - Site PlanCasa Marco - Preliminary Study Views

Tech. Comm. Semmester project UTSOA  (Fall 2005)
Prof. Vince Snyder, Architect

Casa Marco is a small residence specifically designed to meet Dalla’s Urban Reserve’s lot #25. Urban Reserve is a developer’s project that seeks to integrate High-end design with sound environmental practice. Driving concepts behind the house derive from ideas about FRAMING the landscape, TYING the house to the site and its surroundings, and FUSING both the urban and suburban conditions that characterize it. For more information about the site visit URBANRESERVE.NET

Casa Marco

Casa Marco

 

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Tertulia Chair - First Prototype (Fall 2005)

Tertulia - First Prototype

Tertulia - First Prototype

Guadalajara Public Library Competition

 
Biblioteca Del Estado De Jalisco, Guadalajara Mexico
Biblioteca Del Estado De Jalisco, Guadalajara Mexico

International Competition Entry for Guadalajara’s New Public Library, in the State of Jalisco, Mexico.
(2005) Collaboration with with Gerardo Perez & Amelia Martinez, in Paris, France.

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