Posts Tagged With Navigating Space

Navigating Space: Central Park, NYC

Central Park, NYC For this project, I chose Central Park as the physical space or environment that I will be discussing. I have been to New York twice, once in 2017 and once in 2020.  This beautiful park is located in the middle of Manhattan and spans a total of 843 acres. To be more…

Navigating Space: Texas Roadhouse

  The physical spatial environment that I chose to write about is Texas Roadhouse. Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining restaurant franchise that specializes in hand-cut steaks. They have locations all over North Carolina, but I specifically visited the Holly Springs location. Texas Roadhouse does a great job at decorating their physical space to show…

Navigating Space: Starbucks

Starbucks is a coffee franchise that focuses on having a unique yet consistent experience between its multiple locations. They accomplish this by their use of color, materials, and items. The interior designs of Starbucks usually combine both modern and rustic materials to create a comforting feeling and when combined with a naturally lit interior makes…

Navigating Space: Brecotea

Brecotea is a popular bakery cafe located in Cary, NC. Once I walked in, I noticed the fresh and modern look from their interior design. They chose to have reflective materials like metals on most objects: tables, marble walls, arms and legs of the chairs, and so on. Since the colors they used were mint,…

Case Study House 9: Charles Eames

Another piece of work I am analyzing is the Case Study House 9: The Enteneza House designed by Charles and Ray Eames. This house was designed for Arts and Architecture publisher/editor, John Entenza as a part of his case study house program. The house is on a flat landscape on top of a bluff in…

Navigating The North Carolina Museum of Art

The North Carolina Museum of Art or the NCMA has two main buildings; the East building that houses its more temporary exhibitions and the West building that plays home to some newer pieces and the permanent collection along with outdoor sections and a park that boasts beautiful views and sculptures. The outdoor section between the…

Lost in D.H. Hill Learning Commons

The Learning Commons at the D.H. Hill Jr. library is described on its webpage as an “active, comfortable space that inspires [students] to be more productive and successful,” allowing them to collaborate, discover and create. Traveling to the east wing of the first floor will bring you through a set of doors leading you to…

Navigating North Carolina Museum of Art

  To describe the physical space of North Carolina Museum of Art is no small feat. The Museum by its separation and arrangement of space is multi-tiered, separated by the two buildings and the outdoor exhibits. There is the East building with its dark multileveled halls and corridors, the west exhibit with its bright open…

The bright and well-arranged Harris Teeter

Two days ago, I went to a Harris Teeter that is near my apartment to get milk and other snakes. The main shape of this Harris Teeter is like a giant cube or a rectangle, and it’s divided into small cubes and squares (different sections for food and other supplies). The total experience and feeling…

Henry C. Beck

Henry Charles Beck, also known as Harry, was born in Leyton, London on June 4th, 1902. He was the son of Joshua and Eleanor Beck, who both grew up close to West Ham. For the first two years of his life, Beck lived at 14 Wesley Rd, in his families newly built terraced house. Then…

The Belted Goat

For my chosen space design I am using a restaurant from Fearrington Village in Pittsboro North Carolina. The restaurant is called the Belted Goat. To give some context the restaurant is in a village where there is a bed and breakfast, and weddings are incredibly common. There is a giant beauty bar there and a…