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Chengdu: 14.1 M / rapidly rising

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Istanbul: 14.4 M / rapidly rising

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New York City: 8.4 M / slowly rising

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Lisbon: 552,000 / slowly falling

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Cairo, 8.2M / rapidly rising

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Maputo, 1.2M / rapidly rising

Fall 2015 Final Presentations

Our Final Presentations will take place on Tuesday, 15 Dec. 2015, from 10:30 – 14:00 in Higgins Hall South Room 114. Guest Critics include: Profs. Jeffrey Hogrefe, Dena Al-Adeeb, Lou Goodman, and Ann Nixon. Additional guests TBA.

Tyranny of Numbers : Parallel Competitions for Cairo and Maputo

Degree Project at the Pratt Institute School of Undergraduate Architecture

Profs. Philippe Baumann and Michael Su, in collaboration with Prof. Dena Al-Adeeb

Team Instruction
Research & Design
Textual Exploration
Competition Brief
Client + Site + Program
MAPUTO, Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique

Class of 2016 Research and Design Teams

1. Nubia Garcia + Valeria Mazzilli.
2. Julia Nasti + Emma Colley.
3. Han Min Cho + Austin Eifler.
4. I Ting Tsai + Wanling Li.

CAIRO, Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt

Class of 2016 Research and Design Teams

1. Young Hoon Park + Chang Yong Choi.
2. Gamal Osman+ Unjae Pyon.
3. Julian Anderson + Chia Wei Lee.
4. Siman Huang + Freddie Sotelo.

Project Updates

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Final Review Announcement

DEGREE PROJECT FINAL REVIEW Our Final Review will take place on May 07, 2015, from 2 to 6pm. Guest Critics : Lawrence Blough / Jeffrey Hogrefe / Dena Al-Adeeb / Dagmar Richter / Jack…
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Breaking the Walls

Conceptual Statement Creating a common area for the divergent income and social classes of West Atasehir to occupy and integrate through removal of physical barriers and introduction of lacking…
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Retrofill

RETROFILL RETROfit – to adapt to a new purpose or need Urban InFILL – the reuse and repositioning of obsolete or under-utilized buildings Concept Statement Though Lisbon’s irregular topography…
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Ground Triggers

Jung Ho (John) Shin 1.CONCEPT STATEMENT URBAN VOIDS OF ISTANBUL SHOULD TRANSFORM THROUGH THE EXCAVATION OF ITS FORGOTTEN OPERATIONS OF OPEN MARKET AND AREA OF REFUGE.   2. ABSTRACT Rapid…
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Environmental Commune

by Felicia Chen + Jenny Rong Concept Statement Our project uses architecture and urbanity as a filter to remediate Lake Kucukcekmece, thereby restoring a damaged water resource in the course of building…
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Mind the Gap

Team Chin Lau & Aimee Zhao Conceptual Statement Architecture must activate the ground level of NYCHA sites through the insertion of a balanced community, street life, and connection between residents…
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Opera Island

Julie Hong + Tammy Zhao Conceptual Statement: The Chinese Opera Island aims to revive the use of waterways and to attract nearby residents and visitors with entertainment and jobs in order for them to…
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Opera Island

Julie Hong + Tammy Zhao Conceptual Statement: The Chinese Opera Island aims to revive the use of waterways and to attract nearby residents and visitors with entertainment and jobs in order for them to…
/by

Breaking the Walls

Conceptual Statement Creating a common area for the divergent income and social classes of West Atasehir to occupy and integrate through removal of physical barriers and introduction of lacking…
/by

Ground Triggers

Jung Ho (John) Shin 1.CONCEPT STATEMENT URBAN VOIDS OF ISTANBUL SHOULD TRANSFORM THROUGH THE EXCAVATION OF ITS FORGOTTEN OPERATIONS OF OPEN MARKET AND AREA OF REFUGE.   2. ABSTRACT Rapid…
/by

Environmental Commune

by Felicia Chen + Jenny Rong Concept Statement Our project uses architecture and urbanity as a filter to remediate Lake Kucukcekmece, thereby restoring a damaged water resource in the course of building…
/by

Retrofill

RETROFILL RETROfit – to adapt to a new purpose or need Urban InFILL – the reuse and repositioning of obsolete or under-utilized buildings Concept Statement Though Lisbon’s irregular topography…
/by

Mind the Gap

Team Chin Lau & Aimee Zhao Conceptual Statement Architecture must activate the ground level of NYCHA sites through the insertion of a balanced community, street life, and connection between residents…
/by

Final Review Announcement

DEGREE PROJECT FINAL REVIEW Our Final Review will take place on May 07, 2015, from 2 to 6pm. Guest Critics : Lawrence Blough / Jeffrey Hogrefe / Dena Al-Adeeb / Dagmar Richter / Jack…
/by

Breaking the Walls

Conceptual Statement Creating a common area for the divergent income and social classes of West Atasehir to occupy and integrate through removal of physical barriers and introduction of lacking…
/by

Retrofill

RETROFILL RETROfit – to adapt to a new purpose or need Urban InFILL – the reuse and repositioning of obsolete or under-utilized buildings Concept Statement Though Lisbon’s irregular topography…
/by

Ground Triggers

Jung Ho (John) Shin 1.CONCEPT STATEMENT URBAN VOIDS OF ISTANBUL SHOULD TRANSFORM THROUGH THE EXCAVATION OF ITS FORGOTTEN OPERATIONS OF OPEN MARKET AND AREA OF REFUGE.   2. ABSTRACT Rapid…

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