Artist House & Studio
Real clients, fictional narratives
Washington University in St. Louis
ARCH 412 / Spring 2020
Instructed by Stephen Leet
While the three artists were originally chosen for their dramatic contrasts in persona and artwork/media, these artists may be more alike than they are different. The three individuals revered organic processes, manifesting differently in each artist's introverted working methodologies and material choices. The open-circulation within the house/studio programming enables the three artists to work from various angles and organically circulate and absorb elements from each other's methodologies, attesting to artistic inspiration also being an organic process. Outdoor platform spaces are additional stages for artworks that require direct association with the outside world. The whole building is encased by an adjustable membrane that reverberates and reflects into the building the sounds, light, and views of David Friedrich's painted landscape.