A #waterfront proposal for #sunsetpark #brooklyn by Ritchie Ju @ritchiejew completed during the Urban Design Studio I led by Tricia Martin and Nans Voron @nansvor.
The Five Borough Studio provides a framework for students to expand their design thinking using New York City as a laboratory. Three ambitions guide the studio research: to nurture a design process specific to existing urban environments, to critically consider site and program, and to interrogate the role of Urban Design in service to the public as a client. More broadly, students are introduced to a post-industrial, built-out American city through its past, current and future layers of neighborhoods, public spaces and infrastructures. This already complex landscape is now implicated in climate change—from sea level rise to extreme weather, from systems failure to environmental justice, and from technological improvements to “sustainable” living. This 21st century landscape also requires an array of emergent Urban Design tools for researching, mapping, investigating and hypothesizing the continuous process of urbanization.
#ColumbiaGSAPP #GSAPPUrbanDesign #urbandesign #nyc