SNAKE TOWER

snake tower is an example project of drawings + models + images to visualise the ideas + design process of this animal inspired architecture  

all snake tower project images created by marc

pre design - brief 

brief: design a animal inspired tower to watch wild animals in their natural habitat & scientifically observe their the effects of climate change on their environment

brief specifications: pre-fabricated structure, easy to install, lightweight, deconstructive, unique, used for scientific uurposes

brief key words: animal inspired architecture

key design features: deconstructed, sculptural, multiple levels to observe animals

pre design - research

pre design animal research: there are more than 8 million species of animal in the world

pre design snake research: i picked africian snakes to inspire this design project

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pre design climate change research: i researched earths ecology, the study of relationships between living organisms including humans & their physical environment & the affects of climate change      

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pre design drawings: i drew single line snake drawings     

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pre design site research: the site i picked is a water hole in the zakouma national park in chad, africa  located south of the sahara desert & is the primary safe haven for central & west african wildlife

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pre design site drawings: i drew several waterhole site plans to scale, features, contours, trees, sun  

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pre design site culture: the park culture shows lots of different animals co-habitat together around the waterhole. the animals are considered valuable to poachers do so armed guards protect the animals.

tourists can visit & holiday at tinga + salamat camps to observe & experience the animals   

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concept design