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This structure seeks to unite the physical and intellectual simplicities and complexities of both tree and California. Given a tree-less and essentially plant-less site, the structure is a vertical and translucent prism upon a barren plain. Depending on the time of day or angle of approach, the form either reflects the California sun and appears as a simple volume or reveals its own complex and interconnected inner workings wrapped in a plastic skin.

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