Final Project: Utopia
CRP 265 Professor Ric Richardson Charles Joslin, Kate Ayala, Derek Jarner, and Oscar Gonzalez
Satellite City Design â€˘ We used a satellite city to confront the challenge of designing a Utopia. â€˘ Integrated what each group member believed to be factors for a self-sustainable city. â€˘ Little town feel in a large city.
Pod Designation • • • • •
Downtown Residential Entertainment Industrial Educational
• Separated area into different pods for focused use. • Certain facilities exist in each pod, such as emergency medical buildings, recycling collection center, and water treatment plant.
Overview of Pods
Downtown • Location of the civic and public buildings • Business Center • Zia Sun Symbol in Central park
• Condos and apartments for downtown dwellers • Small business, eg. food, and drug included
What people have to say about downtown….
Residential • Single and Multi-family housing • LEED efficient with passive heating/cooling • Streetcar and biking/walking paths radiate from center
• Mix of socioeconomic classes • Neighborhood cafes and grocery store, along with a small commercial district for home business.
Entertainment • Variety of business types and sizes • Major shopping district • Major entertainment district
• Professional Sports stadiums located here • Different days of the week designated for sport use.
Industrial • Manufacturing Plant • Solar and Wind Farms • Black waste water recycling plant
• Hard goods recycling plant • Train/streetcar repair station
Educational • All schools from KCollegiate level located here. • Students will have a connection to older and younger classes.
• Promotes mentoring younger students/motivation to learn and stay in school • Smaller sports fields also here.
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Published on Jun 10, 2012
In this project, our group made a large-scale Sketch-Up model of a "utopia". We didn't have the time frame to make much more detail than thi...