Welton Beckett Associates: Site Massing Study

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    Site Massing Study




Artist Statement:

    This highrise office building proposed for a site in Bunker Hill, an area of downtown Los Angeles that is being developed intensively. The computer-generated site massing study shows its relationships to significant neighboring buildings, both existing and proposed.

Technical Information:

    Tricad CAD system
    Color raster display screen
    Versatec color electrostatic plotter

Process Information:

    Composition of Buildings in Urban Settings

    Complete building masses themselves become components of larger-scale urban compositions. These compositions change over time, as old buildings are demolished and new buildings are erected. Urban form databases now enable architects to place proposed buildings in context, and simulate their appearances from important vantage points within the city.

Affiliation Where Artwork Was Created:

    Welton Beckett Associates