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fA HOUSES By Jess Field
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Field Architecture (fA) is an internationally acclaimed architecture firm. Founded by Stan Field and son, Jess Field. Field Architecture is dedicated to realizing clients’ visions through a... More > harmonious interplay of landscape and architecture.< Less
Conception du Processus | Designing Process By Harvard GSD MIT SA+P
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Sustainable long-term urbanization of the Port au Prince Region cannot be created solely through the construction of houses. This document proposes an exemplary development process for a community at... More > Zoranje in the Plain Cul de Sac; a process that defines sustainable land-use and building construction through the integral creation of jobs, infrastructures and social services. Through analysis and recommendations at four scales from the Port au Prince Region down to a Neighborhood, this proposal seeks to create long-term replicable solutions that may be employed across the Port au Prince region, and throughout Haiti.< Less
The St. George Rainway: Building Community Resilience with Green Infrastructure By Joshua Welsh
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Central to global climate change and central to the profession of landscape architecture is the element: water. The St. George Rainway offers a new opportunity to be a demonstration project where a... More > city and a community act as collaborators with design, construction, and maintenance of a project with water in the public realm. The voluntary engagement in the physical transformation of one’s community can provide opportunity for a growth in social cohesion. Subsequently, this growth can improve the conditions that fostered the bonds and bridges within that community that inspired the initial engagement. Green infrastructure, when considered through this lens, has a reciprocal relationship with social cohesion, where the improvement of one feeds the improvement of the other. This model could therefore provide both a resilient option for physical development of land and for social development of community for neighbourhoods by encouraging more interaction among neighbours and with their local public realm.< Less
Unspoken Borders 2009: Ecologies of Inequality By UB 2009
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This full-color publication is a compilation of articles from the 2009 Unspoken Borders Call for Papers, under the theme "Ecologies of Inequality". This theme is an investigation of the... More > systems, infrastructure, and design processes that create or perpetuate socio-economic and environmental stratification of our communities. This theme asserts that social inequities are unsustainable, not only in terms of socio-economic injustices, but also in regards to the amount of resources invested in maintaining or creating these inequalities. The "Call for Papers" sought proposals that dealt with issues of the environment (constructed, cultivated or untended), public health, mobility and access, communication, and race, class and culture. Featured articles come from design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and urban design. This publication is associated with PennDesign Black Student Association's annual Unspoken Borders Conferences.< Less
Unspoken Borders 2009: Ecologies of Inequality By UB 2009
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This full-color publication is a compilation of articles from the 2009 Unspoken Borders Call for Papers, under the theme "Ecologies of Inequality". This theme is an investigation of the... More > systems, infrastructure, and design processes that create or perpetuate socio-economic and environmental stratification of our communities. This theme asserts that social inequities are unsustainable, not only in terms of socio-economic injustices, but also in regards to the amount of resources invested in maintaining or creating these inequalities. The "Call for Papers" sought proposals that dealt with issues of the environment (constructed, cultivated or untended), public health, mobility and access, communication, and race, class and culture. Featured articles come from design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and urban design. This publication is associated with PennDesign Black Student Association's annual Unspoken Borders Conferences.< Less