HKS LINE (Laboratory for INtensive Exploration) is a studio that operates as a research and design team, cross-pollinating design thinking across all sectors and industries. By studying and evaluating the relationships between emerging technologies and methodologies, LINE seeks to elevate modes of architectural production and construction through intensive explorations in materiality, process and tool sets.

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Harnessing Daylight


Heath May, Director of LINE

Computational methods & interdisciplinary collaboration create opportunity at the intersection of architecture & contemporary issues.


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