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readings of urban fabric


GRID Tissue origins 1874


green interventions


edge conditions


working waTerfronT sTrip


red hook houses 1939 & van brunt street


working waterfront transition zone


primary directions


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1. LOUIS VALENTINO JR. PARK

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2. WATERFRONT MUSEUM & PARK


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4. IKEA

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5. erie basin promenade

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Readings of social fabric


POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

12,95%

36,3%

54,6%


AGE 25+ WITH HIGH SCHOOL DEGREE OR HIGHER

79,35%

52,1%

44,9%


AGE 25+ WITH college SCHOOL DEGREE OR HIGHER

32,75%

11,7%

3,4%


CRIME PREVENTION & RED HOOK YOUTH COURT


FARM BASED LEARNING & youth empowerment


youth training against intergenerational poverty


a community empowerment center on red hook’s waterfront


RED HOOK YOUTH COURT °1998

youth “rehabilitation” center


shift in juvenile justice system 1990s

key components: education, recreation, community involvement, prevention programs, ending repeated offences

juvenile boot camp: structure & discipline


youth “rehabilitation” center

youth “rehabilitation” center

individual consultation rooms group consultation rooms class rooms workshops farm based learning facilities cafeteria teen activity room media room dormitory


red hook “needs” 2011

“identify potential resources for educational programming needs & expanded employment programs”

community center


community “education” center

offices conference rooms class rooms auditorium library café waterfront museum

community center


sport & recreation facilities

sport recreation

OUTDOOR sport fields large gymnasium/community hall changing rooms fitness room


three “pillars”

youth “rehabilitation” center

sport recreation

community center


waterfront site


waterfront site


“Between two morphologies”


SITE CONDITIONS 1911


THE OLD WATER TOWER


SITE CONDITIONS 1924


SITE CONDITIONS 1951


site conditions 1996


site conditions 2002


site conditions 2004


WATERFRONT PARK


site conditions 2006


WATERFRONT MUSEUM


site conditions 2008


site conditions 2012


exploring the organization of a complex program

youth center

sport recreation

community center


DESIGN STUDY


DESIGN STUDY


DESIGN STUDY


design study


“Between two morphologies”


“between two morphologies”


“between two morphologies”


“between two morphologies”


“beTween Two morphologies”

indusTrial / manufacTuring

residenTial

vacanT

TransporTaTion

unknown


“between two morphologies”


a new morphology


design strategy


design strategy


design strategy


composition

50m


three volumes


positioning


space in between volumes


Review 28 03 2012  

Presentation of thesis

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