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Status: Done and Limited-access Under UP Diliman Library | Advisers: Professor Dan Silvestre; Armin Sarthou

Awarded Best Architecture Thesis/ 1st Place Gawad Philip Recto

This section continuing from the previous section is focused on describing the systems design and layout of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sanitary, structural, and various technical systems of the Maker Hub: Creative Industry Incubator which was undertaken as a final undergraduate thesis project. In good practice, the design thesis was undertaken with the intent to comprehensively detail the underlying systems of an technologically-enabled office high rise in the 21st century.

The structural system of the Maker Hub is designed to accommodate program flexibility as well as ensure high-rise stability in seismic and wind events. Attention to architectural and construction details help flesh out the basic framework for the exernal facade system and the internal workspace environment. Due consideration was given to the to the loading calculation, layout, and specification of the various high-rise plumbing systems, water recycling systems, VRV air-conditioning, electrical systems, alternate power storage & generation solutions, and a conceptual application of an integrated building management system. It was the intent of the designer to approach the theoretical design thesis with the same rigors due to an actual real-life project.

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