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Chicago's Lakeview Collections Museum

CURIOSITY CABINET

Chicago, Illinois

Academic Year

Spring semester of 2019

Instructor

Catherine Wetzel

Criteria

Design a building to house temporary exhibitions of everyday objects that are collected and curated in ways that reveal how artifacts define humanity’s interaction with the world.

Description

Visiting the art museum is an experience of individual mindfulness with movement constrained through narrow corridors. Protruding spaces that hold collections are to be experienced each with their own unique delegated destination. The isolation of each extruded collection gives each collection its standalone importance. The circulation is emphasized with snaking corridors and stairs that embody a highly-orchestrated experience by the museum visitors.

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Welcome to my digital portfolio. Finding balance both graphically and experientially in a design is most important to me. My name is Justin Ankus and I am an architectural designer with website design and development experience. I currently live in Los Angeles with roots from Chicago. Feel free to contact me for any inquiries. Looking forward to connecting with you.
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