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Unformatted text preview: Babson is using now. We also saw a high demand for group study rooms which Sasaki master plan effectively addressed through the creation of Horn facade and the HUB building. Regarding classrooms, we think the layout should be subject to the nature of the class. We think discussion focused and lectured focused classes should have different layouts. We also believe it is crucial to treat common rooms in dorm buildings as collision spaces. Being a frequently accessed area it could be utilized much more. In addition we have a specific design suggestion for the HUB building, to have a glass dome on top with balcony surrounding it using the concepts of cantilever. We think it will serve as a collision space where students can free the most relaxed and unobstructed. It will also be low on energy consumption because the glass is excellent for water proofing, thermal insulating and letting in natural lights. Sincerely Stanley and Rachel...
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- Fall '14
- Thought, Storey, HUB building