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Studies in Oiko-philia

Coined from design research during Joshua Jones’ PhD studies, this terms essentially signifies a love of home. It’s significance for architecture is To design stations from which to plumb the depths and noble themes of that provident marvel we know as creation, locales for envisioning, remembering, and dreaming. In pursuit, it becomes an intentional crafting of and building towards habitation and resonance.

are entering a new design competition that will refine the ideas of domesticity within the provident marvel of Creation. Bower Carmel is a challenge requiring ecologically sensitive design, respectful engagement with landscape, and a sympathetic platform for solitude. We look forward to sharing more to come.

Design graphic process and ideation
Etude models and process for Bower Carmel

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