Project 1.1 - Semi-Vault Column by Chayakorn C.


This column influenced by the combination of 'mushroom column' in Jhonson Wax Building by Frank Lloyd Wright. Taking the idea of its huge span head but very thin body, think in the opposite way- the big head is for receiving the vast compression while the thin body to saves the space on ground level. So I came came up with this design, massive half vault head and repeat it to the column's leg in order to transfer the load from head to ground. Regards to the lost space on ground level, the scale of column is very gigantic - provides 'corner' by the form itself.