Re-imagining coexistence between man and nature
Third Year F17 | Prof. Dana Cupkova, Prof. Matthew Hubert, Prof. Nina Chase
Collaboration with Christina Brown
Analysis on and integration of natural systems to establish a symbiotic relationship between human and nature. Exploring methodologies that takes into account changes over time.
Site Location: Strip District, Pittsburgh PA
Characteristics of existing site:
Majority of the site is within the 500 year flood plains
Suffers from sewage overflowing due to combined sewage system in the area
Invasive species have replaced the riparian zone
Responsive Model Study
Series of models are used to study the effects of natural forces and how it may govern design of housing arrangements.