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One is normative, familiar, and predictable. The other is restless, puzzling, and existential. Although it is possible to identify these paradigms individually in the tendencies of many architects, they are often found combined in architecture. In what ways is the cube in the labyrinth? Or is the labyrinth a part of the cube?

This graduate studio project encouraged independent exploration and research based on individual interpretation of the question. My personal interpretation of the Cube and the Labyrinth was highly influenced by the surrealists and the duality which exists in our everyday lives between the rational and the irrational, the conscious and the subconscious. Our individual processes for wayfinding are significantly influenced by our unique personal experiences and interpretations, and whether or not we allow these emotional and irrational intrusions to supplement our logical and pragmatic journeys.