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Dancing living house by Junichi Sampei from a.l.x. is a three-storey residence for a married couple in Yokohama, Japan. The concept of a dance studio has a massive volume on the level of upper floors that is wider than the parcel itself. The lightening of the interior is provided by well-used openings and cuts in the massive volume. A space for two parking slots was created under a concave mass of the house situated on the street side. The entering staircase leads to an open studio that opens out and continue to a kitchen and living-room area. All four walls are covered by glass panels, so it creates a quadruple effect. The living area, a bedroom and bathroom, are situated on the third floor that floats above the dancing studio between two zones with transparent glass flooring. This effect insures enough of daylight in the lower parts of the house, no windows needed to be added. In the soundproofing, the structure is treated as one object with exceptions of some parts of the ceiling and an upper corner. The entire volume is closed in a thick shell of reinforced concrete that eliminates all external sounds coming from the outside.

Source and photos: designboom.com

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An active learner who seeks to obtain a position in the industry. Always willing to share knowledge and work closely with others towards achieving a common goal. An innovative thinker, using current practices and historical references to design and produce the desired end product. Education: The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago Jun 2007-Sept 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design Wayne State University – Detroit, MI Aug 2005- May 2007 Completed: General Education Course Work Freelance: Kuno – Creative Director/Stylist Mar 2008-Present ➢ Responsible for artistic direction of photo shoot ➢ Coordinate and style apparel worn by models ➢ Assist in editing of production photographs ➢ Ensuring an efficient flow of media production ➢ Anticipating needs of discerning cliental Chicago Tourism Board -Fashion Concierge Sept-Oct 2008 ➢ Maintained integrity of fashion exhibit ➢ Provided general information to visitors ➢ Promoting Chicago fashion week ➢ Assisting in constructing/dismantling of fashion installation Experience: Haj Designs- Tailoring Intern July-September 2010 ➢ Performed alteration on garments based on specifications ➢ Pressed, steamed and applied notions based on garment specifications Banana Republic- Sales Associate Mar 2008-Oct 2009 ➢ Maintained hourly sales and productivity standards ➢ Offered valuable styling advice and fashion tips to customers to achieve top sales standards ➢ Provided prompt, efficient and courteous customer service ➢ Assisted fellow team members in building a stronger brand. The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago -Resident Assistant Jan-Jun 2008 ➢ Maintained order and programs in student housing ➢ Resolving conflicts between residents and management ➢ Assist with the entrance and departure of students in student housing program ➢ Receiving/dispersing information between housing residents and management ➢ Plan/coordinating school sponsored events for student housing residents Skills: ➢ Draping ➢ Patternmaking ➢ Sewing ➢ Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop software ➢ Costuming ➢ Trend forecasting Awards: AIBI Apparel Industry Board Leadership Awards July 2010 ➢ Received Stanley Paul Scholarship for Fashion Design 9th Annual Richard Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence May 2010 ➢ Received Honorable Mention Scholarship

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