24’ x 92’ plot bordering a forest and a small street in Baltimore, Maryland.
Design 8 single-person apartments of approximately 1000 ft2 utilizing a cross-laminated timber structure.
Through the act of splitting and shifting, a simple rectilinear volume can be fragmented into a complex network of habitable spaces. The subdivision of space through staggered and offset walls creates dynamic transitions between rooms. The act of shifting informs the program, clearly defining the boundaries between public and private places within the apartments.