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“Des i gni nar t ,i st her ec ogni t i onoft her el at i onbet weenvar i ous ,t hi ngs var i ousel ement si nt hec r eat i vef l ux.Y ouc an’ ti nventades i gn.Y ouc an r ec ogni z ei ti nt hef our t hdi mens i on.Thati s ,wi t hyourbl oodandyour bones ,aswel laswi t hyoureyes . ” D.H.Lawr ence

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Thi si sadet ai l eds chemat i cpl anoft heURIbushub. Apr opos edr oadl eadi ngi nt ot hes i t ei ss howni mpl ement i ngpr oper s eat i ngt ot hel ef t ,andt wobuss hel t er st ot her i ght .Br i cksar eus ed asapavi ngpat t er nt os eper at evehi cul arandpedes t r i anci r cul at i on. Anacces sr oadi sal s oi mpl ement ed,t oal l ow f oremer gencyvehi cl e ci r cul at i on.

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Thi si sapl ant i ngpl ani nURI ’ s empor i um.Pl ant swer es el ect ed bas edont ext ur eandt onest o hel pcompl i mentt hedes i gn,and bui l di ngst heys ur r ound.Var i et i es ofgr as s eswer eus edf orf i net ext ur e andwer ebal ancedoutbyt hecoar s e t ext ur eofanas s or t mentofj uni per us s peci es .

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Thei l l us t r at i ont ot hel ef ti saqui cks t udys ket chl ooki ngi nt ot he s i t et owar dst hes t ai r cas e.Adequat es eat i ngi si mpl ement edast o al l ow f oracomf or t abl es pace.

Thes ket cht ot her i ghti l l us t r at esavi ew l ooki ngi nt he oppos i t edi r ect i on,f r om t hes t ai r cas ei nt ot hes i t e. T r i angul arpl ant i ngbedsar ei mpl emnt edt hr oughoutt he s pacet oencour agepedes t r i anmovement .

Uni ver s i t yofRhodeI s l andEmpor i um I l l us t r at i ons

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Concept /des i gn:Thel ocat i onoft hes i t es er vespr i mar i l yasat r ans i t i onals pacebet weent woheavi l yus ed s paces .I thasoppor t uni t yf orawal ki ngcour t yar d,as wel lasout doorcl as s r oomsus edbybot ht het heat r e andar tdepar t ment s .Thet r i angl ei sr epeat edt hr oughoutt hedes i gnt ocr eat eangl est hatcompl i mentpedes t r i anf l ow. Thes i t ei sl ocat edbet weent heempor i um andt he f i near t sbui l di ng.I ti sadj acentt ot heCat hol i c Cent eroncampus .

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Thi si samas t erpl anofas por t scompl exl ocat edi n Wes t er l y ,RI .Thegoaloft hepr oj ectwast ocr eat e af unct i oni ngr ecr eat i onalcompl ext hatcat er edt o al lmember soft hecommuni t y .Thepar kcont ai ns : t wof ul l ,andt woyout hs i z eds occerf i el ds ,t wo t enni sandbas ket bal lcour t s ,apl aygr ound,an exi s t i ngs kat epar k,andamemor i alofRober t Gi nger el l a. S kat epar k

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Thi si sas ket choft hemai nent r anceofGi nger el l a S por t sCompl ex.Theent r ancehasaver ypl az al i ke f eel .S cul pt ur alr ocksper t r udeoutof3i nchdeep r ef l ect i ngpool s ,aswel last hepavement ,mi mi cki ng t hegeomor phi cs i t ei ts i t son.Dur i ngper i odsofr ai n, over f l owi ngwat ercandr ai ni nt o4bi opadst hatactas mi nir ai ngar densf ul lofhydr i cpl ant s .Thes ebi opads canal s oactass eat i ngs t r uct ur esf orvi s i t or soft hes i t e.

Thi ss ket chi l l us t r at est heent r ancet o t heexi s t i ngs kat epar k,l ooki ngt owar ds t hebas ket bal lcour t s .S kat eboar di ng obs t acl esar epl acedi nal i nearf as hi on ast opr ovi decons t antf l ow f ori t sr i der s . Gr af f i t iwal l sar ei mpl ement edal ongt he ent r ancet opr omot ear t ,t yi ngt hecul t ur e oft hecommuni t y’ syout hi nt ot hepar k. At hi ckbuf f eri sus edt os eper at eor gani z ed r ecr eat i on,andt hes kat epar k.

Rober tGi nger el l aI l l us t r at i ons

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Thes ket cht ot her i ght depi ct st hemus i cal s ect i onoft hepar k.Keys ar er ai s edt or es embl ea pi anobei ngpl ayed.I n t hi ss ect i onoft hepar k chi l dr enar eencour aged t oexper i encemus i cmaki ng. I tcanal s oencour agegr oup pl ayi fchi l dr endeci det o makeabandwhi l evi s i t i ng.

ThegoalofRos ehear twast ocr eat eapar kt hatencour aged cogni t i vet hi nki ng,s oci ali nt er act i on,andpr obl em s ol vi ng amongs tchi l dr en.Thepar ki scompl et ewi t hal abr ynt h, z engar den,chal kar t ,maz es ,mus i cs t r uct ur esandan i nt er act i vet i mel i net hatt akest hechi l df r om t hepr ehi s t or i c t i meoft hej ur as s i cper i od,t ot hemoon.

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Thi si sas econds emes t ers eni orpr oj ectofa par kdedi cat edt ovi ct i msofdomes t i cvi ol ence.I ti sl ocat edatt heBr i s t ol gol fcour s e.Thepr oj ect ’ sgoalwast ocr eat eaheal i ngl ands capewhi l ef ocus i ngonwet l andr es t or at i on.Thepar kcons i s t s ofas l i ght l yr ai s edboar dwal kt hati si mpl ement edt hr oughoutmos toft hes i t e,aswel lasachi l dr ensgar den,i nf or mat i onal ki os k,amemor i aldedi cat edt ovi ct i msofabus e,aswel lascommuni t ygar denswhi chhaveconnect i onst oi t ss ur r oundi ngs . Thes hapeoft hes uni st hebackbonebehi ndt hedes i gn.I ti sus edt or epr es entabr i ght ert omor r ow f ori t svi s i t or s .

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i mpl ement edt oal l ow s oci ali nt er act i ont hr oughgar deni ng. Docks ,whi chdepi ctr aysoft hes un,ext endi nt ot hel ands capeand pond.Thet hr eedocksar el abel eddi f f er entnames .The“yes t er day”dock,ext endi nt ot hel ands cape.The“t oday”dockext ends i nt ot heexi s t i ngpondons i t e.The“t omor r ow”dockext ends t hr oughoutt heent i r es i t ei nt hef or m ofar ai s edboar dwal k. Pl ant st hatpr omot ewet l andr es t or at i oncanbes eenbet weent he docks .

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s cul pt ur e,t hememor i ali ncl udesr ocks eat i ng,s hadet r ees ,gr as ss t r i psext endi ng t ot heedgeofar ef l ect i ngpooll ocat edatt hebas eofpat i os eat i ng.Thepat i o s eat i ng,l ocat edonahi gherel evat i on,over l ookst heent i r ememor i al .Onwar mer days ,vi s i t or soft hes i t ecans i tont hes t epsanddi pt hei rf eeti nt her ef l ect i ng pool .Dur i ngvi gi l s ,s pot l i ght sar eus edt odr amat i s i z et hes cul pt ur e,s eat i ng, r ef l ect i ngpoolands t eps .

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Formanyvi ct i msofdomes t i cvi ol ence,t hef i r s ts t ept or ecover yi saccept ance. Thef unct i onoft hi ss pace,i st ocr eat eacal m envi r onmentt hatal l owst heus ert o r ef l ectonwhathasei t herhappenedt ot hem,ort hos et heyl ove.I ti sl ocat edi na l ands capet hatal l owsi tt owor kwi t ht hegr ade,cr eat i ngamul t i l evelgat her i ng s pace.T omai nt ai nt het r anqui lmood,pl ant st hathaves of tt ext ur esar ei mpl ement edt opr omot eheal i ng.Thef ocalpoi ntoft hes pacei st heweepi ngwi l l ow, l ocat edi nt hel owerl eveloft heboar dwal k.Thewi l l ow canbes eent hr ought he s t r ongaxi scr eat edbyt hedes i gnoft hememor i alandcommuni t ygar dens .The decki ngoft heboar dwal ki sbui l tar oundt het r unkast okeepgr owt hundi s t ur bed. Cur vi l i nearr ockwal l sar ei mpl ement edt opr ovi depr opers eat i ng.Wi ndchi mes hangf r om t hewi l l ow aswel last het r eesi nt hedeci duousbuf f er ,addi ngt oi t s t her aput i cdes i gn.

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Thegoaloft heGr eene Res i dencewast ocr eat ea s us t ai nabl ehomes t eadwi t han emphas i sonaz er ocar bonf oot pr i nt .Pr act i cess uchass ol arener gy , geot her malheat i ng,gr eywat err ecycl i ngs ys t em, andr ecycl i ngofr aw mat er i al swer eal lus edi nt hi sdes i gn.S omeoft hemaj orhi ghl i ght s oft hehomes t eadi ncl ude:achi ckencoup,vegt abl eandher bgar den, appl eor char d,gr eenhous e,andanat ur et r ai lass eent ot her i ght .

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Thevegt abl eandher bgar denar es eper at edbyas l i ght l yr ai s eddeckmadeoutofr ecycl edwoodf r om t r eest hatwer ecutdown t ocl eart hel and.Agr eenhous ei sconnect edt ot hedecki ngs ys t em t os t or epl ant st hatcannotmakei tt hr ought hewi nt er .

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Locat edi nWes tGr eenwi ch, RhodeI s l and,t hi sgr oup mas t erpl andepi ct sa pr opos edchar t ers chool l ocat edatURI ’ sAl t on. J onescampus .I t smai n f ocusofdes i gni sdr i ven bys us t ai nabi l i t y .Gr een hous es ,bi os wal es ,Aquacul t ur ef aci l i t i es ,and out doorcl as s r oomsar e s omeoft heel ement s i mpl ement edons i t e.

Myr es pons i bi l i t yi nt hi sgr oup pr oj ectwast oas s i s ti ni t sover al ldes i gn,par t akei next ens i ve r es ear chons us t ai nabl epr act i ces , andcr eat eacour t yar dt hathad qual i t i eschar act er i s t i cofLEED cer t i f i cat i on.

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Vi ew l ooki ngf r om pat i ot owar dst hecol l ect i onbas i n.

Thecour t yar d,t uckedi nbet weent hes chool ,and t hegr eenhous es ,i sagat her i ngpl acef ors t udent s , f acul t y ,andvi s i t or soft hes chool .Wat eri sdr ai ned f r om agut t ers ys t em f r om t hebui l di ngi nt oar i verr ock bedandt wohydr i cs wal es .Dur i ngper i odsofheavyr ai n, over f l ow wat ercandr ai nf r om t her ockbedi nt oa col l ect i onbas i n.Thi swat ercanbeus edt oi r r i gat et he gr eenhous es ,andt her emai nderoft hes choolgr ounds .

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Thi sr ender i ngi l l us t r at est hepl az aatt heendoft heboar dwal k

Thi si savi ew f r om t heboar dwal ki nt ot hes i t e.Or anges eat i ngandl i ght i ng i sus edt omat cht hecol oroft hemus eum’ sent r ance.

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Thi sdi gi t aldr awi ngwasr ender edi nphot os hop.Theas s i gnmentwast ocr eat eanenvi r onmenti nnat ur e t hathadf or egr ound,mi ddl egr ound,andbackgr ound.Thi spei cel endsi t s el ft oaver ypeacef ulmood, depi ct i ngamount ai nr angeengul f edi nf og. ( Ri ght ) :Anot herphot os hopdr awi ngi l l us t r at i ngachaot i cmoodwi t hwar mert onesands ever eweat her .

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Thes ear et he“bef or e”pi ct ur esofas i t ei nRaynham,MA.Thecl i enthadexpr es s edt hei mpor t anceofan“ent r ance”f r om t her oadt o t hehous e.Gi vent hegr adeoft hel ands cape,ar et ai ni ngwal lt hatwr appedar oundeachs i deoft hehous ewaspr opos ed,al ongwi t h:a bl ues t onepat i o,cobbl eapr onsont hedr i veway ,l i ght i ng,andavar i et yofpl antmat er i al .

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Thes ear et he“af t er �pi ct ur esoft hej obcompl et edi nabout2mont hs .Thecl i entt ookacont empor ar yappr oacht ot hebl ues t one pat i ot omi mi ckt heangl esoft her oof .Cobbl eapr onswer ei ns t al l edatt hebegi nni ng,mi ddl e,andendoft hedr i veway .S odand pl ant i ngswer ei ns t al l eduponcompl et i onoft hehar ds cape.

Fi el dExper i ence:Raynham,MA

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