Patrick Thompson
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Cloud Haus

Creating an urban sanctuary 

Due to Berlin’s tumultuous past, a unique combination of classic and contemporary architecture coexist within the vibrant city. This overlap of design and technology was the inspiration for the Cloud Haus project.

Examples of overlapping design and architecture

Examples of overlapping design and architecture

Creating an urban sanctuary that reflects Berlin’s culture & coexistence of contemporary and preceding architecture and design 

Creating an urban sanctuary that reflects Berlin’s culture & coexistence of contemporary and preceding architecture and design 

Shapes were abstracted from surrounding architecture and landmarks to drive the form ideation for Cloud Haus.  

Shapes were abstracted from surrounding architecture and landmarks to drive the form ideation for Cloud Haus.  

Concept ideation

Concept ideation

Materials

Materials

Water curtain opens closes automatically to allow users to enter and exit

Water curtain opens closes automatically to allow users to enter and exit

Water curtain creates a unique separation between the interior and exterior environments

Water curtain creates a unique separation between the interior and exterior environments