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rochelle brahalla LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO


GOWANUS FOREST An urban forest proposed in the postindustrialist neighborhood of Gowanus in Brooklyn, NY. This district is treated as a frontier, and the black locust tree catalyzes a new industry.


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GOWANUS FOREST

urbanized industrialized geometrized

urbanized industrialized geometrized


contaminAnts MGP SITE HEAVY METALS lower levels of contamination COMPOST CENTERS

remediation CAPPING CAPPING COMPOST


GOWANUS FOREST

Robinia pseudoacacia BLACK LOCUST TREE

rest

autumn

spring

summer

winter 81

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33

65

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LAND ACQUISITION + PHASING


FORT PIENC PUBLIC FARM A public farm designed for the Fort Pienc neighborhood of Barcelona, Spain. The system combines agricultural education, public engagement, and individual garden plots within the scope of the city’s Horts Urbans (Urban Gardens) program.


FORT PIENC PUBLIC FARM

food exported from garden, minimal spatial activation.

food produced and consumed on site. maximum spatial activation.

people in, food out. temporal + ritualistic use of space.


PLAN


FORT PIENC PUBLIC FARM nodes primary circulation secondary circulation tertiary circulation


compost area 1 ornamental agriculture public farm Horts Urbans

compost area 2


FORT PIENC PUBLIC FARM HORTS URBANS

PLOTS plot holders

PUBLIC FARM employees farm share-holders work-share members volunteers community service

PROGRAMS


MARKET

traditional market

CSA model

KITCHEN CLASSROOM, GREENHOUSE, FACILITIES

Horts Urbans model

School Garden model


TOWER ROAD RBLA Tower Road, a streetscape re-

rochelle brahalla, vitalization project, proposes a complete street (shared auto, bike, landscape archtiect MAY 1, 2013

and pedestrian use) and incorporates green filtration practices. Included are construction documents and layout plans to illustrate the streetscape.


TOWER ROAD

LAYOUT PLAN

GRADING PLAN


ILR COURTYARD A built project for the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University; designed and implemented by landscape architecture students.


ILR COURTYARD MASSING STUDY


12 MONTANYANS This project activates small corner site in the El Born district of Barcelona by using a process of informal and temporary design. Shipping containters serve as modular structures to serve activity and program.


12 MONTANYANS

SITE EVOLUTION

1994

2000

SECTION ELEVATION

2013


LEVEL 1

LEVEL 2

LEVEL 3

PLAN


12 MONTANYANS


RHINELAND Rhineland, a neighborhood re-imagining project for a marginalized area of Ithaca, NY, creatively challenged the analysis process to engage the site. Photography is combined with dreams, or imaginings, to simultaneously capture and create a vision of the place.


RHINELAND



Rochelle Brahalla - Portfolio