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TACTICAL URBANISM PROJECT URBAN TRAILHEAD


URBAN TRAILHEAD


THE TRANSITION BETWEEN DAILY LIFE AND RECREATION.


TASK IDEAS


TO CREATE AN URBAN TRAILHEAD USING THE 18TH STREET ALLEYWAY IN KC, MO

EXTRUDED GRAFFITI, SHEER DRAPES CANOPY, SITTING AREA, MUSEUM ATMOSPHERE, HEAD SCULPTURE, HAMMOCKS, CHALK, HANG MATERIALS ACROSS TWO OPPOSING WALLS


PROBLEM

USERS OF THE “TRAIL” NEED A PLACE TO REST AND TO ENJOY THE SCENERY AROUND THEM.

SOLUTION PROVIDE SHADE AND LIGHTING. HANG PHOTOS OF VARIOUS MOMENTS IN THE CITY FOR USERS TO TAKE WITH THEM.


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CONCEPT/EMPHASIS PROTRUDING GRAFFITI STRUCTURES

MAKING THE FAMILIAR STRANGE


MODELS

CONCEPT/EMPHASIS

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SHELTER PROVIDE SHADE WHICH WOULD BE NEEDED ON THE TRAIL NATURE WIND AFFECTS THE KIND OF SHADE AND SHAPES PROJECTED ONTO THE GROUND CONTEXT THE SHEER, WHITE DRAPES WOULD BE A CLEAN AND ELEGANT CONTRAST AGAINST THE DIRTY/COLORFUL GRAFFITI COVERED WALLS


URBAN TRAILHEAD


FINAL PLAN


CHANGE OF MINDSET


ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO TAKE A MOMENT FROM THEIR BUSY LIVES TO NOTICE THEIR SURROUNDINGS.


MOMENTS


TAKE A MOMENT


TAKE A MOMENT


TAKE A MOMENT


TAKE A MOMENT


MATERIALS / BUDGET SHEER DRAPES STRING OF SOLAR POWERED LIGHTS PHOTOS (MOMENTS) MAIN SIGN FISH LINE PAPER CLIPS INSTRUCTION CARD

$60 $36 $25 $10 $4 $2 $2


DESIGNING UNDERSTANDING URBAN PLANNING TEAM PROJECT ARCHITECT: MATT PATTERSON DESIGNERS: JOHN REYNOLDS RACHEL ROTH CONNITA FITZPATRICK


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