Living Single, Living Together
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Cambridge, 2022
Instructor: Iman Fayyad

The plan drawing foregrounds as an architectural convention that situated architecture’s organizational and social relationships within a concise representation: a horizontal cut through a three-dimensional form. This project involves the design of two connected residences through the interpretation of a seemingly generic plan. The typological framework of the duplex is explored to situate a collective living scenario. As such, the people who live in this duplex can be thought of as sometimes together but mostly apart or mostly together and sometimes apart. One half of the duplex is characterized by a meandering ramp, while the other contains a . Each side inhabitated by divergent characters, one who enjoys the slower pace of life and one who enjoys the fast.