Student Project Spotlight: My Tran

GT8 student My Tran imagines a new typology for residential skyscrapers of the future in which the building functions as a giant urban air purifier by capturing pollutants from the atmosphere and filtering them through a smart facade that uses vegetated skins and electron processing to clean the air before releasing it back into the city.

Project was completed as part of Arch 744 Comprehensive studio taught by Professors Clark Llewellyn and Chris Bergum. The project is also the catalyst for Tran's M. Arch Thesis.


The UHM Global Track Dual Degree Program is a unique opportunity for graduate architecture students to gain international design experience while obtaining credit towards a M.Arch and D.Arch simultaneously at Tongji University and University of Hawaii at Manoa.


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