Issuu on Google+

audrey plummer + erin west

casey foundation site

AUDREY PLUMMER + ERIN WEST

1

Site No. 3

page


 

City of Atlanta

  

 







 





  

 





casey foundation site





audrey plummer + erin west





 



  









page

  

2





Airport

Site is connected to city of atlanta and to the greater atlanta metro area

CONTEXT

 


2. industrial block

1. residential block

1. residential block

2. industrial block

1

1













2

2

 













Major public ways

audrey plummer + erin west

Constitutional Elements: Public

casey foundation site





Figure Ground: Private

page

3

HOW IS THE SITE TODAY?


page

4

SITE PLAN_CURRENT CONDITIONS

casey foundation site

audrey plummer + erin west


1

audrey plummer + erin west

SITE PICTURES

casey foundation site

9 8 7 6

5 4 3 2

page

5


casey foundation site

audrey plummer + erin west

page

6

1949 Aerial of atlanta

HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT


1870s Railroad

1930s Neighborhood

1930s Neighborhood

audrey plummer + erin west

casey foundation site

page

7

Industry develops along railroad corridor

Grid orders fill in between railroads

Nodes serving cars and drivers develop along express way exits

HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT




 

 

   

    



  



 





 



      

  







 



 



















Buildings turn their backs to rail corridors

Fragmented site 

permeable boundary

audrey plummer + erin west

casey foundation site

 impermeable boundary







Large site can hold several 10 new york city blocks









Times square + 10 NYC blocks



Empire state building Sydney opera house

page

8











  

  

St peter’s basillica palace of versaille

 

Proximity to neighborhoods contributes to latent potential for development

UNDERSTANDING THE SITE

large world landmarks plus



15 minute walk to site

Berlin philharmonic


Neighborhood grid order spreads to former industrial zone

Selectively connect site fragments over/under rail corridors and highway

Potential green industry

audrey plummer + erin west

casey foundation site

page

9

Front freight rail line

Front major public ways (includes BeltLine and University Ave)

GOALS FOR REDEVELOPMENT


audrey plummer + erin west

casey foundation site

Current

page

10

145 ACRE REDEVLOPMENT PLAN

Proposed


Section AA through university, Easement with light rail freight, and beltline

audrey plummer + erin west

casey foundation site

Section BB through freight rail line and park

page

11

Section CC through cross streets leading to the beltline

Section DD through Metropolitan Rd

STREET SECTIONS


page

12

casey foundation site

audrey plummer + erin west


University Ave Urban Design