Cut + Occupy

Description

New crosswalks connect surrounding neighborhoods to a series of paths that are cut through the berms and lead to the Plaza’s center. Communal spaces are carved out of the formerly inaccessible berm space.

Features

  • existing traffic patterns retained
  • paths through and along ridge of berms
  • communal spaces in berms include café, playground, badminton & bocce courts, grill area

Submitted by

Joshua Barkan, Mike Ness
New York, NY, USA

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Site Plan: Site Plan (Thumbnail did not work)

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Representative Section: Berm Section Array

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Perspective Drawing: Bridge Perspective & Brief Description (Thumbnail did not work)

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Perspective Drawing: Berm Perspective & Diagrams (Thumbnail did not work)

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Representative Section: Photo Montage Section/Perspective

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Other: Design Philosophy, Vision for the Plaza, and Key Elements