HONOR – STUDENT DESIGN AWARD

The Grammar of Wood: Hangar for 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group in Mass Timber

Manifesting our efforts to be both imaginative and realistic, our proposed aircraft maintenance / training / administrative / auxiliary-support / parking complex began with a respectful dissection of the visions proposed and prescribed by USAF Facility Standards for these and similar projects.

The Grammar of Wood: Hangar for 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group in Mass Timber
INTRODUCTION

Our goal was to maintain all of the stated schematic and programmatic requirements of these spaces while translating their hyper-efficient modules into a language of our own–not simply by replacing steel, concrete, and light-wood-framing components with mass-timber ones, but by embracing the grammar and idiomatic expressions, so to speak, of mass-timber’s design language and designing in styles and at scales that are directly informed by the assembly and tectonics of mass-timber components.

Read the full description in the SCA Magazine

DETAILS

Students: Ryan Bing and Harrison Floyd
School: Clemson University
Location: Panama City, FL


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