Posts Tagged ‘exposed structure’

I took a class in graduate school with Professor Galen Cranz called Body Conscious Design. That is where this idea started. The class was all about how to design better spaces, furniture and other things for the health of our bodies. Much of our built environment, down to the typical chair that often causes back problems, are not great for human health. This architectural detail helps prevent the atrophy of the upper body muscles. One of my projects in school had monkey bars in every hallway for an alternate means of travel.

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The sheetrockers are hard at work at my Rockridge project. Here is a picture of the hallway where we are keeping the fine old ceiling joists exposed.  Stay tuned on this one. Its going to be the coolest hallway ever.

hallway ceiling with joists exposed


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