This project explored the possibilities of materials and spacial configurations in the experience of space. Designed as a transitional care facility for patients effected by illnesses that render them with temporarily impaired vision. A focus on patient experience is crucial to the care of people who are dealing with a new and unadapted disability. The use of materials and spacial arrangements to amplify sound, texture, and smell help those patients navigate and explore the spaces. This allows those patients a level of independence and dignity that can often be lost when dealing with sudden vision loss.
For fall 2005 – Architecture Design Studio, North Dakota State University