DESIGN V CREATIVE PORTFOLIO DOMINIC TETRO FRANCES CAMPANI
urban acupuncture hudson square the idea of placing positive energy in the negative nodes surrounding hudson square. we took transportation, lack of green space and absense of people into consideration.
mesh networking connecting nodes together to create a system of communication. this will benefit the community in the sense of information and transportation
transportation connecting similar lines together to create new hubs. two new hubs are developed in our site connecting the PATH and MTA
raised platforms the addition of raised platforms around our site allow the pedestrians to take a more leisurely walk. these were placed in the most negatively charged places to relieve the stress
farm and farmers market taking a farm and putting it in an urban space was exactly what was needed. the farm promotes education and growth. we hope that this will help bring more commerce in forms of restaurants to the area.
below the raised platform
view on farm
view down westside highway
site impact the development of our positive nodes will increase over time to spread through the entire area.
master plan five different procedures were used to relieve the negative levels in hudson square. This can be seen on the master plan. farm, and farmers market help to bring new opportunities for farmers and restaurants. The new housing is designed to bring in more people. Transportation is incorporated by the new subway hubs and raised platforms. These systems interact with eachother to create a balance between nature, agriculture and the urban fabric. The acupuncture of these systems determine the actions of the citizens as well as the development of the city.
Published on Jul 28, 2011