Activate the links below to see selected projects, both hypothetical and realized, including: public spaces; public and private buildings; elements; exhibitions and writings. Activate the BAD thumb print for the attitude that holds all BAD works together and the manners in which their theatrical qualities are forged and struck.
Bureau for Architecture and Design (BAD)
This is where you'll find BAD Information, BAD News and BAD Attitude. By BAD Attitude we mean the state of mind that holds all BAD works together and the manners in...
is the formal synthesis of a right angled triangle with a quadruple height colonnade along its hypotenuse. The flatter faces forming the right angle relate to...
... or La Serpiente (en F8), is part of a neighborhood beautification and revitalization initiative led by a non-profit arts organization located in Watts, south...
... or Unmoored, was originally conceived as a floating gallery, docked along the south bank of the River Thames. Now this flickering, reflective monolith is...
privileges abstraction over the metaphoric thematization common in such settings. Its outward and inward appearances and presences are marked by a sensibility...
comprises two terraces, each of 6 adjoining townhouses flanking a narrow mews-like Paseo, or walk-street. The eastern terrace is comprised solely of 2 Bedroom...
.... or THERMAE CHICAGIENSIS is a make-over of Bertrand Goldberg's aging hospital as a vertical public bathhouse. A combination of reductive surgery and circulatory...
is a subtractive expansion of the upper floor of a hillside duplex that used to be a series of discrete rooms both unified and segregated by a double loaded...
is a 1000 sf addition and landscape redistribution, for a young family of four, to their existing 1000 sf, one and a half storey house on a 130’ x 45’ lot in...
is a project we co-designed with Narineh Mirzaeian's office MNO, for the Guggenheim Helsinki competition. It is both a distinctive figural presence whose seesawing...
... or ARCTICA - with artist Rebecca Lowry - is a frame structure with a deflective acoustic armor that shields its icy core from noise and heat, chillingly...
is an adaptive reuse of RISD's old library into a multi-purpose room for both didactic and auto-didactic learning at various scales and with a view to single or...
... or 'One Ground', was an installation of 8 films by 4 Palestinian and 4 Israeli filmmakers at the California Museum of Photography at UC Riverside. The...
... or Chatterbox, was one of twenty commissioned installations by designers from Los Angeles and Tokyo for the inaugural Little Tokyo Design Week: Future City, a...
is a public space commemorating the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. It is set in front of Tel Aviv's City Hall, where he was murdered in 1995....
... or (Toward) A Requiem, was our winning entry to the Chicago Architectural Club's Burnham Prize Competition in 2011, which called for ideas on what to do with...
is the embryonic spatio-tectonic residue from an earlier project for an elephantine, teleidoscopic shade structure in and over a public square. It comprises the...