Yale School of Architecture
critics: Greg LYNN & Brennan BUCK.
suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.
Constance VALE: Dams built in the 20th century utilized grand neoclassical facades to monumentalize the ingenuity of man. This proposal for a dam shifts the emphasis from the wall to the dam’s moving parts and the spaces they envelope. Two key moving elements, the lock and gantry, are reinterpreted in their means of motion and form, as a set of rotating conic volumes. . . .