The Jefferson SO HO is a student social housing project that makes adaptive re-use of the Jefferson Parking structure at the USC Campus. The project focuses on making student housing for undergraduate students more social and provide them with amenities that increase convenience on campus and work well in relation to the context.
The strong axis of one of the campus streets was the first step to creating an entrance to the structure. The entrance has a view of the axis that exists and is a welcoming core that connects the rest of the functions. The two existing ramps were removed to make a series of courtyards and the remaining structures became housing units for students. The northwest facade is a converted automated parking section that limits the vehicular flow only to one campus entrance. This in turn allows the east entrance to be pedestrian and convenient for more campus related activities like tail-gating that exist temporarily during the USC Football season. 

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