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How do you build a booleaned ellipsoid monocoque form?

Process—————22 August 2013

As our Union Station bus deck pavilions near completion, we've been documenting and reviewing our design and implementation process for this unique project. This research explains our design process...Keep Reading

Staircase, distilled.

Process—————13 August 2013

Studio Twenty Seven's Hans Kuhn recently snapped some photos of the Brookland Residence staircase. The crisp, minimal design allows light and air to pass from floor to floor, and sets off a subtle...Keep Reading

Optimizing the House on the Hillside

Process—————26 July 2013

Progress continues on Studio Twenty Seven's latest single-family residence. The Hillside House has been an opportunity to explore contrasting desires for both prospect and refuge. Perched on the...Keep Reading

La Casa Pokes Its Head Above Ground

Process—————10 July 2013

The crane is in place, the primary foundation work complete, and the only direction is up for La Casa Permanent Supportive Housing! This joint venture between Studio Twenty Seven Architecture and Leo...Keep Reading

Construction Begins on new KIPP DC Campus

Process—————3 June 2013

Formerly a District of Columbia Public School, the Ruth K. Webb School was decommissioned in 2008, stripped by vandals of all valuable materials over the intervening years, and then partially...Keep Reading

“To be civilized is to be urban.”

Process—————8 May 2013

This installation explores the research and design proposals in Studio Twenty Seven Architecture's recent publication Southwest: (A)Mending L'Enfant's Plan. The Studio delves into Southwest's history...Keep Reading

Housing Study Model

Process—————18 March 2013

Changing demographics in the Washington, DC metro area mean changing paradigms for multi-unit housing. This study model explores how individual two story housing units can be arranged on a site to...Keep Reading

La Casa Bottoms Out

Process—————5 March 2013

In October, construction started on the La Casa Supportive Housing building in Columbia Heights. This past week evacuation for the basement was completed and there is now nowhere to go but up! This...Keep Reading

Bus Pavilions Move into Production for Union Station

Process—————9 January 2013

The Union Station Redevelopment Corporation has awarded a construction contract for the bus terminal, and preparation has begun for the installation of the new pavilions for intercity bus travel. The...Keep Reading

Kay Anj Village Advances

Process—————21 August 2012

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture Principal Todd Ray just returned from a trip to Haiti. Todd was assisting the non-profit organization Helping Haitian Angels survey the location for a new orphanage...Keep Reading

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