Daniel Aguilera, Lindsley Etienne, Suzannah Grasel, Savannah Hecker, Amanda Malone, Xinzhi Pan
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For this studio, the SFS collaborated with The International Institute of St. Louis in a call for innovative design ideas to re-imagine the former building of the IISTL located at 3654 South Grand Ave. This architectural piece was built in 1930s as a car repair and dealership, with hydraulic elevators that lifted the cars from the repair shop at the lower level to the parking at the rooftop. Later, the building was renovated into doctor’s office space until 1999 when the Institute renovated it for office space use.
The studio challenge was to create an iconic adaptive reuse for the former IISTL building on S. Grand Blvd.
Washington University in St. Louis, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Graduate School of Architecture, Option Design Studio, Fall 2016, Catalina Freixas, RA, LEED AP (BD+C), Assistant Professor in Architecture
Students' studio projects are in the Inclusion and Neighborhood Resilience with IISTL (FALL 2016) collection.
Washington University in St. Louis
Architecture | Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Freixas, Catalina, "Inclusion & Neighborhood Resilience: Designing for Equity in Post Industrial Cities" (2016). Books and Monographs. 38.