Presentation on theme: "An Urban Encounter: contemplating the pedestrian experience Erik Palmer Schmahl LAR 510 | Blazquez | Fall 2013 College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape."— Presentation transcript:
An Urban Encounter: contemplating the pedestrian experience Erik Palmer Schmahl LAR 510 | Blazquez | Fall 2013 College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture The University of Arizona
Project Information Site: Empty Lot [Euclid Aved | Broadway Blvd.] Tucson, Arizona 10,000 Sq. Ft. 20 Visitors Distinct Marker [Sundial] Reception Space Display Path w/ 10 “Broadway Blvd. Project” Posters Contemplation Space
SEEK ON HIGH BARE TRAILS SKY- REFLECTING VIOLETS... MOUNTAIN- TOP JEWELS - BASHO http://9.media.tumblr.com/GiDXB9HWwpq3lfasyXAkLx7Jo1_500.jpg
Typology Study http://jto.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/fe20111030a1a.jpg http://kidcityny.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Rock-Climbing-Central-Park-5.jpg Shunmyo Masuno – Canadian Embassy Terrace Garden, Tokyo. Central Park, New York City http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_fFO6nsEwfMM/SYz5yA6PwiI/AAAAAAAAEC8/a5Ctz31EsXI/s1600-h/gunther+vogt+(32).jpg Günther Vogt – Novartis Campus, Basel.
GOAL: to embrace the genius loci of the site by using familiar materials and forms, but rethinking and dramatically contrasting the banality of the urban landscape to invoke both wonder and contemplation. Is there room in pedestrian corridors for adventure? Is the common engineered solution a design failure? Is there excitement in walking the urban landscape?
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