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Who wants to deal with the hassle of commuting, traffic and parking? This portable penthouse is for people who want the luxury of living in an ur… Read More
Who wants to deal with the hassle of commuting, traffic and parking? This portable penthouse is for people who want the luxury of living in an urban environment without being committed to a permanent home. The SkyDock loft can be transported to any SkyDock accessible rooftop. Read Less
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The 20'x 20' SkyDock form began with a model exploring the relationship between "wall" and "volume". Intersecting horizontal and vertical planes begin to shape volumes by creating enclosed and implied volumes. Strategic cutting away of planes creates a second layer of complexity within this small space.
This study model explores cutting the 20'x20' cube along its central axis allowing it to be transported in two parts on a flatbed truck. One quadrant is designed to be shifted from closed to open, adding more square footage when docked. When in closed position, it also closes the living area off from the entry.
Illustrations of how the SkyDock is transported from one SkyDock roof to another.