Yoga studio on the first floor with a writer’s retreat above. Planned using the Golden Ratio to imbue the occupants with peace and tranquility.
The client’s program was for a 2500 square foot four bedroom three bath two-storey home to replace the previous house destroyed by fire. Client wanted to maximize garden space and potential for mountain and ocean views. Second floor Great Room offers both ocean and mountain views. Owner’s office faces the south Ko`olau loa mountains. A [...]
Independent research final project: Brief overview: Site: Albuquerque, New Mexico Using a consistent program of a single family house similar to a typical housing development, what is the impact of climate on architecture if the structure: — minimizes its energy use — uses appropriate architectural vernacular to meet climatic shelter needs instead of artificial heating [...]
Professional Architectural Model Making by Jessë Valentine Portz Intern Project while employed at Kinzie and Associates Architectural model made of bass wood, cherry wood and piano wire. Project converted an existing brick auto repair shop to a private residence on Frederick Street in San Francisco. Pamela Kinzie, Architect Jessë Valentine Portz, Modelmaker and Photographer