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Design Concepts

7m 20s

Luis Ayala of Gensler talks schematic design while walking us through the Administration Office for the Port of Corpus Christi.  While reviewing the site plan he will discuss views, parking considerations, and environmental concerns. He also will show the bubble diagram and building program for this project, as well as the multiple design iterations.

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This bridge is going to be demolished a year after we build our building, and there is a new bridge coming here, a very big bridge. The problem with this bridge is that big ships are too big to go under the bridge so they have to take it down. When we were talking about the guiding principles that they send on their RFP, is short for request, for proposal, the first line item that they have is an iconic and flexy building, and so the design drivers are all of these, but what we thought is most important is what is the value of your brand, or the identity that a building can bring.

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