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McElderry, Monument, Fayette Neighborhood

GRAPHIC DESIGN

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Johns Hopkins University - Ross Research Building Johns Hopkins University - Hospital Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine Johns Hopkins University - Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins University - Children’s Health Center Johns Hopkins University - School of Public Health

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Johns Hopkins University - School of Nursing The Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union Northeast Market (Grocery) Tench Tilghman Recreation Center Amazing Grace Evangelica Lutheran Church William Paca Elementary School

Site Boundaries

Religious

Residential

Community

Commercial

Playground

Institutional

Parking Lots

ARCHITECTURE

E.MONUMENT ST.

MASTERS THESIS

McELDERRY ST.

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8 ORLEANS ST.

N.LAKEWOOD AVE.

N.LUZERN AVE.

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N.MILTON AVE.

JEFFERSON ST.

N.MONTFORD AVE.

N.PATTERSON PARK AVE.

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N.COLLINGTON AVE.

N.CHESTER ST.

N.CASTLE ST.

N.WASHINGTON ST.

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East Baltimore

Answer - Baptist Church Maternity and Women’s Health Care Center Two Steps Ahead - Day Care Beulah Christian Community Church Shining Star Baptist Church

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Pilgrim Christian Baptist Church Joseph L. Russ Funeral Home Because He Lives Ministries New Lebanon Calvary Baptist Church Second & Fourth Baptist Church

Residential Commercial Community

Mcelderry, monument, B_FM? fayette neighborhood Baltimore,Feel_Me?

CONTENTS

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BALTIMORE_SITEPLAN

East Baltimore

BALTIMORE_BlockScale

BALTIMORE_Unitplans

What: Within a Micro-unit, kinetic

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B A LT I M O R E _ D e ta i l s

Why: As city populations continue to

grow and their boundaries remain the same, it has become a necessity to live efficiently, resulting in the condensing of our habitations. In the past few years, the urgency of efficient housing solutions has become most prominent; Mayors of cities such as Boston and New York City have challenged designers to begin implementing these smaller unit typologies within new developments despite their size, which do not meet the current code requirements.

For Whom: This unit type is intended

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BALTIMORE_CommonHouse

elements are necessary to fit all the functions of a typical apartment into the compacted footprint. This thesis explores how all of the functions of the unit can be compacted into a single wall, achieving spatial efficiency and a thickening and compacting of the kinetic elements. This is intended to enhance the seven senses of user experience through the tactile quality of materials.

for either one or two young professionals within an urban environment that may be interested in living a Hi-Tech, efficient lifestyle without sacrificing the tangible connection with nature that is achieved through the use of Low-Tech materials. The siting of the project will best serve the intended demographic, allowing for easy access to public amenities and entertainment facilities as well as a short commute to the workplace.

MASTERS THESIS


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