Category Archives: Academic Design

Raining Opportunities by Heath Speakman

WoD on Vimeo: Heath Speakman presents his graduating thesis project from Woodbury University entitled “Raining Opportunities”. Video depicts an opportunistic approach to integrating architecture, policy, and water design by showcasing the city of Burbank in California as the site for innovative

Raining Opportunities by Heath Speakman

WoD on Vimeo: Heath Speakman presents his graduating thesis project from Woodbury University entitled “Raining Opportunities”. Video depicts an opportunistic approach to integrating architecture, policy, and water design by showcasing the city of Burbank in California as the site for innovative

HYDRO-CITY:Burbank as a case study for retrofit hydrological interventions in the industrial sector

Student:Heath Speakman (MS.Arch) Instructor: Peter Arnold Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute  Burbank intervention process: Burbank currently gets water from the State Water Project, Colorado River Aqueduct, Rain, and Groundwater. Of these sources, the State Water Project has the highest embodied

HYDRO-CITY:Burbank as a case study for retrofit hydrological interventions in the industrial sector

Student:Heath Speakman (MS.Arch) Instructor: Peter Arnold Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute  Burbank intervention process: Burbank currently gets water from the State Water Project, Colorado River Aqueduct, Rain, and Groundwater. Of these sources, the State Water Project has the highest embodied

LA Defined: An Investigation Into Water Infrastructure and Public Architectures in the Mediterranean City

Thesis Student: Cesia Lopez-Angel (MS.Arch) Instructor: Jennifer Bonner Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute  View Drylands Competition Entry Introduction: This project is a critique of Los Angeles bifurcating approach towards its civic space and its water infrastructure, and consequently its effect on

LA Defined: An Investigation Into Water Infrastructure and Public Architectures in the Mediterranean City

Thesis Student: Cesia Lopez-Angel (MS.Arch) Instructor: Jennifer Bonner Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute  View Drylands Competition Entry Introduction: This project is a critique of Los Angeles bifurcating approach towards its civic space and its water infrastructure, and consequently its effect on