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existing condition

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low tide

gravel moss

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at construction

inatio ntam

“safe to  swim”  level

co oring monit

weekl mud

high tide

shadows

trail splits  into  two  to  accommodate  flood  waters central  runnel  begins

floodplain

trail splits  into  two  to  accommodate  flood  waters

spring tide

at construction

shadows

floodplain

spring tide

1 year

1 year

stained

residual flood  waters  +  sediment

stained

3 years

grooves hold water

residual flood  waters  +  sediment

3 years

5 years

grooves hold water

trail narrows  again  as  it  moves  to  higher  ground

The trail: conceptual and sequential cross section and notational sequence shows the construction and weathering of asphalt, concrete, and planted form Hayes | 33

The Wild Anacostia  

Kate Hayes | Master of Landscape Architecture Thesis

The Wild Anacostia  

Kate Hayes | Master of Landscape Architecture Thesis

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