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|Title:||DESA1002 'Nine Quarter City' - <Yvonne Cai>|
Architecture & Allied Arts
Nine Quarter City
|Abstract:||Semester 2 entitled “NINE QUARTER CITY” gave us the opportunity to design an architectural proposal based in an urban context. Venice was the basis of inspiration. Having allocated a city, this gave me the chance to work closely with a solid conceptual approach and to synthesise strategies throughout my design. Simple Venetian concepts that intrigued me through my design process was the Venetian culture; the chilled lifestyle and constant celebrating of events and festivities and the sharp geometry which dictated the movement through a single Venetian streetway especially, implying a sense of mystery. Having discovered a real limitation in terms of natural landscaping in Venice i also intended to breakdown the sense of intensity the city exhibited and claim a fresh and inviting setting and atmosphere. All of which i was eager to explore and address through my project. I achieved this through circulation & materiality especially. The project Venetian Gardens is my representation of a modernised waterfront design, emphasising the idea of spatial experience. The project features a Pavilion Entrance, leading through a Maze Garden and finally the Marina Complex. It is all about movement and circulation, whether it be meandering through the Maze or gathering at the courtyard terraces within the Marina Complex. The journey continues if one is keen to continue and explore the experience via the beautiful canal...|
|Department/Unit/Centre:||Architecture & Allied Arts|
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|Appears in Collections:||DESA1002 – 2008|
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