Pratt Institute School of Undergraduate Architecture

Dean: Tom Hanrahan  /  Chair: Erika Hinrichs  /  Assistant Chair: Jason Lee

Degree Project: The Tyranny of Numbers, by Profs. Philippe Baumann and Michael Wen Sen Su

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 Phillips Giovanni Santamaria / Clementina Ruggieri / Vivian Lee / Jonathan Kirschenfeld / Bana Choura Our section title follows from the […]

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 commercial and social programs. Site Context Site is located in West Atasehir, between the borders of Barbaros and Yenisahra neighborhoods. Currently there many new housing and […]

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 and narrow streets characterize Alfama as a neighborhood, these factors limit residents’ ability to navigate through its steep terrain. With a network of corridors that connects […]

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 urbanization and the expansion of Istanbul have caused CONTINUAL RESTRUCTURING AND TRANSFORMATION of the urban void. Drawing upon the cultural context of OPEN MARKET and […]