GAP Amplification G.A.P.

Description

A raised, sloped lawn over the central Plaza provides expansive views into Prospect Park. The subterranean landscape created beneath this slope is available for a range of activities, including an east/west pedestrian underpass linking the Plaza to surrounding neighborhoods.

Features

  • large, sloped lawn creates new subterranean landscaped
  • 2 east/west pedestrian tunnels
  • road pavement replaced with brick at all major Plaza entrances
  • existing traffic patterns and berms remain

Submitted by

Animesh Nayak, J. Arthur Liu, Vishwadeep Deo
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Site Plan: aerial site plan showing proposal as one would see it on Google Earth.

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Representative Section: Longitudinal section showing raised lawn peeling down to lower level.

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Perspective Drawing: eye level view from northern end of Plaza looking towards Arch and Park.

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Perspective Drawing: eye level view from southern end of Plaza looking towards the city.

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Other: street level plan and diagrams describing surface treatments; taken on a market day.

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Other: lawn level plan and diagrams describing its surface treatments.

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Other: sectional diagrams describing design process. detailed plan of lawn with elements in drawing called out. taken on market day.

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Other: detailed sections and perspective views of intervention,