Undergraduate Studio II Professor Joy Knolbaugh - Proposal for two schools in downtown Ann Arbor that balance the private program of elementary school education with a public conference space, united and balanced with yoga at the heart of the formal language and spatial relations (the eagle pose is the anchor).
Lotus School II
Lotus School I
Diagrammatic light box with vinyl topography and mylar inserts to develop key site axes and connections.
Lotus School Sites I and II (left to right)
Lotus School I is a key link between the suburban west and the downtown Main St. to the east intersected by the train line. Lotus School II anchors the downtown on a prominent corner on Main St. linking suburbs to the university campus.
Herman Hertzberger Apollo School Precedent Study Model & Drawings