February 25, 2011
February 22, 2011
February 17, 2011
February 16, 2011
OBJECTIVES / GOALS:
district for the art of craft
cooperative school for arts and crafts manufacturing
DESIGN MANIFESTATION/ PHYSICAL:
DIY SMALL SPACES
RAILROAD PLAZA at grade
connect with resources across the tracks via rr plaza
pedestrian (no vehicular) connections
– in spatial arrangements
– in users
ammenities for manufacturing
multiple means ofconnectivity
GRADIENT of USAGE PARADIGMS:
( differing areas of vibe/atmosphere/mood/character)
Lower. Mid. Upper.
LOWER: Apprentice Amenities
isolated pocket. skate park type stuff. street art. street activities. youth oriented vendors. film wall. outdoor stage. increased core space. productive space. cheap studio space. shared studio space. communal shop space. apprenticeship oriented. Residential. satellite job corps. maybe dormitory or small studios. cheap or subsidized.
MID: Gallery Destination(romance nucleus)
coop restaurant. food. urban farming. theater. exhibition. garden wall. gallery. outdoor artist vending. space for outdoor art shows…markets etc. destination. larger (more expensive) residential. individual studio spaces.
mentoring. sherman williams parasite tower/parking garage…build out housing. more residential. entertainment…bars. music. rock and roll. street art(laneways). production shops made public. WORKSPACE. Compound building forms.
SMALL INTERVENTIONS/ GRASSROOTS/ GUERILLA