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Pasadena, CA - 20,000sq.ft. Research and Design Lab

Privacy without isolation, spectacle without intrusion

Transideo is a self-contained ideas factory that makes a spectacle of innovative architectural design without alienating its surroundings. It's a building that's part of the community with no front door but a facade-length museum that enables sidewalk engagement. Where privacy matters concrete appears. Where innovation takes place material boundaries disappear.


This scaled model representation of the project needed a way to represent the unification of programmed areas including education, innovation and production facilities and so the model was designed in 3D CAD to make a 3D printed monolithic element of the model that enclosed all the necessary programmed areas while looking elegant and innovative.

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