A pencil in a glass of water creates the illusion of being broken or split. This idea of perceptual distortion was used to develop a concept of architectural shifting volumes within the building.
Educating the public about abnormal psychology separating reality from myth eliminating misunderstandings of those with mental conditions
ATRIUM FROM MANNING STREET ENTRANCE
ATRIUM VIEW FROM WASHINGTON SQUARE ENTRANCE
ANXIETY DISORDER EXHIBIT FROM THIRD LEVEL
This exhibit contains a circular set-up of suspended mirrors and display systems to reflect various symptoms of schizophrenia. The mirrors represent the paranoia while the hologram projection in the center represents hallucinations. At the center guests are able to hear audio information about psychosis and the various disorders associated with it.