THE CROSS OF LIFE
Learning center & hostel
“Architecture contradicts the need of the here and now as soon as it proceeds to serve those needs — without simultaneously representing any absolute or lasting ideology.”
-Theodor Adorno, 1965
This Project is a renovation of the Armstrong Rubber Company Building in New Haven. Through a partial demolition and expansion, the building has become a place where the past and the present meet, and a center on the edge of the city.