Office dA Banq Restaurant, Hinman Research Building
Course Description The course examines two interior design projects: the Banq Restaurant in Boston and Georgia Tech’s Hinman Research Building. Both are located within existing structures and have been designed to have a high visual impact. The text explains the background to the design decisions and the motivations that underpin its concept. The text is accompanied by images, technical drawings and construction details showing the materials and technologies used.
Learning Objectives – after reading the article and studying the drawings, you will be able to:
Examine the cultural premises and causes that have contributed to architectural theory taking its present form.
Discuss how two apparently very different projects were the work of the same designer.
Analyze the creative process and implementation strategies.
Describe the reuse of existing structures and spaces to accommodate new functions.