Brooklyn Green Continuum: A Resilient Urban Plaza

Description

The Plaza’s location within the proposed Brooklyn-Queens greenway bike route is emphasized by a bike exchange station inside the Arch. The eastern roadway is closed to cars on weekends for use by the greenmarket.

Features

  • Plaza linked to Brooklyn/Queens bike greenway route
  • bike exchange installed at Arch
  • new home for greenmarket on eastern roadway
  • pedestrian underpass from Prospect Park
  • berms leveled and opened as parkland
  • center oval slopes to rainwater collection basin; water used for irrigation

Submitted by

Flora Chen
Jersey City, NJ, USA

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Site Plan: Perspective Site Plan- north

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Representative Section: Section - Field of LIght

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Perspective Drawing: Section - Bike Exchange Station (corrected)

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective - Field of Light (corrected)

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective - Leisure Ramp

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective - Fountain

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Perspective Drawing: Perspective - Skateboard Playground

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Site Plan: Perspective Site Plan - South