THE FA RM S CH OOL PRO JEC T
BAC KG RO UND The Far m S chool Projec t is a collaborative preser vation effor t for the adaptive reuse of histor ic I r vine R anch homes located on the UC I r vine campus. M y role in the projec t was to prepare a nomination for inclusion in the National R egister of H istor ic Places as well as prepare a site plan for the relocation of the struc tures to a new site.
Anteater Recreation Center
Palos Verdes University Housing C
Bonita Camp ARC Fields
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The goal of the projec t was to prepare a site plan for the relocation and preser vation of the histor ic I r vine R anch struc tures.
Shade Tree Nursery
Anteater Recreational Center Ser
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The Far m S chool is cur rent severely overlooked by the campus communit y due to the inconvenient encroachment of major universit y facilities. I n order to ensure the future vitalit y and longevit y of the Far m S chool struc tures, the plans for struc ture relocation and adaptive reuse aim to reinstitute the significance of the histor ic struc tures.
BUILDING B Building C
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ShadeTree Nursery Project
B onita Camp, 1916
Irvine Ranch Bonita Camp
626 California Ave Irvine, CA 92697
CO N C E P TS The new site location should be sensitive to the nature and histor y of the ranch homes. The selec ted site rests on a greenfield on the fr inge of the universit y campus that has been designated for residential-mixed use for universit y students and staff. The following features have been identified as essential charac ter istics for the proposed site:
pr imar y cour t yard communit y garden outdoor amphitheater outdoor k iosk display
K iosk display
Communit y garden
Cour t yard