Above Streets is featured in the University of California Berkeley M.Arch Student Workbook 2017. Architecture is here inspired by the buried ships below the Embarcadero district of San Francisco, sailing through the interstitial voids between buildings.
Variation of a structural triangular frame promotes flexible program. Gather, live, and relax above city streets.
Structural "masts" are embedded in new and existing courtyards to suspend the floating deck and connect surrounding buildings.
A rigorous form-work system was implemented to create a flexible structural model.