International competition seeking to redesign the Empire State Building for the elderly. A building which gained importance from a story, this proposal aims to aid Alzheimer's patients through improv.
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Pairing a med student adjacent to an elderly individual and allowing for a manipulable floor plan allowed for a transition from independent to assisted living and vice versa. Futhermore to increase chances of independent living, the aim was to create more intuitive spaces, instead of relying on memory.
spaces are carved out of the existing floor plates, to share stories, performances, and collaborations from various performing arts groups in NYC all made possible by an adjustable stage.
As communication becomes diffibult overtime for Alzhiemer's patients, there are interactive spaces where they and their loved ones can share silence.
Poses as an energy generator to reduce cost for residents.
Hardcopy entry included a lenticular lens which blurred the ESB to illustrate the facade's impact on subtlety highlighting it in the skyline.