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The Leaf For Leaning Pine Arboretum, Maria Boyle, Shelby Holmquist, Andrew Duong Jun 2023

The Leaf For Leaning Pine Arboretum, Maria Boyle, Shelby Holmquist, Andrew Duong

Architectural Engineering

The goal of this ARCE 415 senior project course was to create a shade structure that could be incorporated into The Leaning Pine Arboretum, located on campus at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. From start to finish, these three ARCE students took on the role of form-finders to form-testers to form-makers. We are putting the "architectural" back in architectural engineering as we reclaim the historical tradition of the engineer as the form finder. In many of our design labs we focused primarily on sizing members and analysis, just using a structure that the architect already had established. In this one-of-a-kind …


Crescent: Proposed Arboretum Shade Structure, Hayle Jones, Ian Kelly, Emilie Phuong, Brooke Heitman Jun 2023

Crescent: Proposed Arboretum Shade Structure, Hayle Jones, Ian Kelly, Emilie Phuong, Brooke Heitman

Architectural Engineering

This is a sunshade structure that uses shells as the facade to create the enclosing of this structure.


Bio-As:Biophilic Redesign Of The Residential Home, Nadia Alexander May 2023

Bio-As:Biophilic Redesign Of The Residential Home, Nadia Alexander

Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year

Bio-As is the assimilation of structural design and biophilia in residential architecture. It is the re-imagining of the intervening spaces defining a home through the production of panels, modules, and nodes. These three different scales of production can be used to form a connection between the natural environment and traditional spatial structures.


Earthquake Resistant Buildings, Admin Stem For Success Apr 2023

Earthquake Resistant Buildings, Admin Stem For Success

STEM for Success Showcase

Students learn about earthquakes and engineering by building a structure that can survive an earthquake.