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A universally accessible environment, it is a knowledge center and community hub whose primary purpose is to provide a variety of flexible and reconfigurable spaces for interdisciplinary collaboration and departmental Research Labs, where students and faculty together can discover and situate works and contributions from diverse constituents. Within the building are related permanent supportive and programmatic components. The proposed AEDI center is located at an oxymoronic crossover, transitioning from the fluid sculpture garden into the rigidity of the Broad. Instinctively, our first thought was to create some kind of bridge between both worlds, both in terms of physical and visual thresholds. Thus arose a series of leaning structural walls, embracing the diagonal both in plan and sectionally, as it folds away from the Serra sculpture to create an immersive experience. This immersive experience is what we hoped would define the AEDI center – one that moves away from the upright and embraces heterogeneity. It is meant to visually challenge the existing campus’ architectural language and its corresponding representation of power and order.