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Workshop Post Oil Cities: Cross Postings - Exercice Week 05 - Tutor: Jan van Schaik RMIT (Melbourne, Australia)

Workshop Post Oil Cities: Cross Postings - Exercice Week 05 - Tutor: Jan van Schaik RMIT (Melbourne, Australia)

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  • 1. Lighting. Skybridges. Link buildings to one another. Activates Repeating ground planes. Building on the concept of Abundant use of natural lighting in buildings. Reduction in RESIDENTIAL new planes for circulation, thus creating a more po- stacked landscapes, the ground plane should be re- energy used to illuminate interiors of buildings. activated on the upper levels, thus expanding circula- RESIDENTIAL rous urban space. Skybridges act like spatial layers AGRICULTURE tion between buildings as well as creating multi-tiered PUBLIC SPACE AGRICULTURE RESIDENTIAL creating loops so that users do not not need to pro- AGRICULTURE T R A N S P O R TT R A N S P O R T landscape of public spaces such as gardens within or ceed to the ground floor to get to another building. PUBLIC SPACE PUBLIC SPACE PORT between buildings. AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE This way, human density and traffic flow can be man- RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL aged in zones. AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE NS Example shown is the Linked Hybrid project by Ste- RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL PUBLIC SPACE PUBLIC SPACE ven Holl, 2003-09. A R COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE T TRANSPORT T R ANSPORT Increase Building Envelope. Higher density from Urban Farm Towers 1: higher plot ratio can be achieved from increasing the Urban farm modules - an assemblage of farming compo- maximum height allowed for buildings. High rise build- nents creating a farm city-like building. ings allow for more programme units. RESIDENTIAL Performative architecture. Morpho-ecologies RESIDENTIAL Integrating recycling chutes alongside existing rub- Interior lighting. Energy saving measures might AGRICULTURE Urban Farm Towers 2. PUBLIC SPACE AGRICULTURE RESIDENTIAL AGRICULTURE deals with the differentiation of material systems, bish chutes. TRAN SPO R TT R A N S P O R T also include light-emitting diodes (LED) technol- Concept can also be applied to crop production. High rise PUBLIC SPACE PUBLIC SPACE RT integrating ecological, topological and structural crop production minimises land area needed as newer AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE ogy as they save on unit space, have longer With dedicated chutes for rubbish and recyclable mate- SPO performance to determine the composition of a technologies such as hydropnics and aeroponics can en- RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL lifespan and provide a higher luminance to en- AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE rials in high rise buildings, users will find an increased sure efficient, organic production of crop for people’s daily building. Methods of assessment and production RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL ergy ratio. convenience accessing and depositing unwanted N needs. Under a more climatically controlled environment, PUBLIC SPACE PUBLIC SPACE include parametrics, generative components, A household material. Currently, only rubbish chutes are a we can better control crop disease and ensure that the TR COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL scripting, etc. AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE standard feature in high rise residential developments, crops receive an optimum amount of nutrients. TRANSPORT TRANSPO RT while recyclable materials can be brought to central areas for collection. Perhaps this feature can further promote habits of reusing, reducing, and recycling. Build underground. Instead of building upwards, we RESIDENTIAL can take the building extrusion in the other direction. 1. RESIDENTIAL This takes advantage of the earth’s geothermal proper- AGRICULTURE PUBLIC SPACE AGRICULTURE ties for natural insulation to maintain constant temperature RESIDENTIAL Sun orientation. AGRICULTURE T R A N S P O R TT R A N S P O R T throughout the year. 2. Higher urban density is achieved PUBLIC SPACE PUBLIC SPACE Emphasis on sun orientation - without much necessary expanding infrastructure laterally AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE determines the amount of radiation it re- Shading Structure, Michael Hensel with AA, 2008 as in the case of building upwards. Existing infrastructure RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE RT ceives. This influences the programmatic such as transport can remain on the ground plain as RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL voids created from the downward extrusion opens up new layout of buildings. SPO PUBLIC SPACE PUBLIC SPACE architectural typologies. Energy production facilities can then take advantages of freed up space above the ground COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE N TRANSPORT T R ANSPO RT plane. TRA COMMERCIAL Centralised Amenities. COMMERCIAL ANSPORT Centralised amenities around transport intersections. P U B L I C S PA C E COMMERCIAL T R A N S P O RT Encourages use of public transport where the building Pig City, MVRDV, 2000-01 housing these amenities becomes an interchange serving different needs of users under one roof. Brise Soleil. Sun shading systems are TR integral in complementing a building’s ori- Farms located on main transport intersections. entation to the sun’s path. They allow for low incidence of sunlight to penetrate the New ‘urban farms’ should be located on main intersections Photovoltaic facade. interior during winter and provide shade of transport networks to facilitate efficient distribution of Exisitng skin of building could be utilised to crops. The distribution of crops should be mainly via rail in- generate electricity for consumption within. Large surface from the sun during summer. Urban Farm Belt. Ignoring site boundaries and the site stead of via road, where trains have larger load capacity and area of facade sufficient to achieve an off-the-grid building. as specific, an ‘infrastructural belt’ of farms could weave are not affected by traffic congestions. With farms located through the city as attachments complementing the exist- within cities, distribution could be via more environmentally ing buildings in the city. In this way, a new zone is intro- friendly light rail systems. duced into the city. It starts first as individual programmes inserted alongside existing buildings, depending initially Farms as nodal points that influence their infrastructure for circulation and servicing, but eventu- FULL development. ally joining up with other similar units to form a self-sup- Parking. porting network infrastructure of farms in the city. Reconsidering agriculture centres as determinants of a Parking provisions for vehicles should be reduced to sustainable city instead of agriculture sectors as support- a minimum as people are encouraged to take public ive components of a business financial centre can improve transport. Less parking spaces required frees up space the self-sufficiency of the city. If we rethink our ideas of a for more programmatic functions in a building, such as farm from a laterally spread out, high land area compo- to make provisions for public transport infrastructure. nent, to an integrated facility that takes up smaller building footprints and incorporated in the city centre, we might achieve a more self-sufficient and sustainable urban fabric. Ventiform. The shape of a post-oil building that depends on wind power as its main source of energy will have to be able to channel maximum air flow through the building as Education. well as be aerodynamically adapting to changes in wind direction. Foster and partner’s project attempting to Gallery space that encourages ideas of sustainability. integrate an electricity generating wind turbine into a These could be ideas-in-progress spaces can increase mixed-use, high-rise building. Ventifacts - rocks carved public awareness of the changing city, showing exam- Insulation. into aerodynamic forms by windblown sand. (eg. Ener- ples from new farming techniques to a city without cars. con E66 wind turbine to power 1500 suburban homes.) Appropriate application of glazing, double/triple glazing as well as thermal massing to mitigate heat loss/gain. Inland fish farms. Do fish necessarily have to be har- New technologies include a Panelite IGU which has the TIilapia vested from open seas or fish farms just off the coast? Commuter-focused corridor as a building. Park and adaptibility of tubular polycarbonate honeycomb core If fish can be cultivated inland, then the carbon trail ride schemes encourage people to take public trans- for use in glazing and curtain walls. These panels can can be reduced through less dependence on ships and Murray Cod port. If the ride component of this scheme can be further also be used for sliding, pivoting and partition walls and overland transport. expanded to incorporate other modes of commuting ceilings. Blue Grenadier such as jogging tracks, cycling paths or even swimming lanes, the buildings on either end would need to provide facilities for showering and changing. Commuting to Trouts work can also be a healthy lifestyle experience. Salmon DISTRIBUTION Colour of buildings. The albedo of building facades could lead to substantial energy losses or gains required in maintaining inter- Institute/Museum of Urban Agriculture. Along in- nal air conditions within the building. The colour of the troduction of new building types, an institute/museum building in relation to sun orientation should be taken of urban agriculture acts as a research and develop- into serious consideration. ment facility that builds upon the examples seen in the ‘huertas’ of Cuba. This building will promote a culture of sustainable living and educate the public through a detailed documentation of the evolution of agriculture. Community Urban Farms or ‘Safeway’ farm/market. RESIDENTIAL RESIDENTIAL Ventilation. Minimizes distance crops are sourced from and deliv- ered to, reducing cost of Emphasis on stack and cross ventilation as passive logistics. cooling measures to reduce electricity consumption for air conditioning. Energy Stations I. Stations generating their own power (eg solar energy) AGRICULTURE will provide energy for vehicles to ‘plug-in’ and charge Manpower. their battery cells. Gym equipment such as treadmills, elliptical runners and rowing machines could be sources of dynamic en- ergy transformations that could contribute to the build- ing’s energy grid. Recycled + Sustainable Materials. We don’t necessarily have to look at manufacturing new construction materials all the time. Flexible Facades. Building facades that are customisable Many materials around us can be reused and recycled. to respond to changes in the weather. Examples include Unique properties of some natural products used to influ- motorised screens that move in response to the changing Energy Stations II. ence the design of our buildings. direction of the sun’s rays, or glass that change in opacity Stations generating their own power (eg solar energy) in response to the intensity of light/interior temperatures. featured at each train station to recharge the electric Users should also be given opportunities to choose from a trains sufficiently for it to arrive at the next station. selection of ‘facade options’ to suit their needs. Shared crop production Community Barter Trade Markets. If urban ‘huertas’ are small in scale in residential developments, commu- nity barter trade markets allow exchange of crops grown RESIDENTIAL Loblolly House, Kieran Timberlake & Associates, 2007 RESIDENTIAL by households. This creates a community supported network of crop production, where a household ‘huerta’ can choose to focus on cultivating a particular type of crop. Renewable Energy - Biogas. Assuming that buildings of the future will increase in density and inevitably increase Energy Stations III. Kit of Parts. Buildings could also be composed in size as well, the amount of human manure will also aub- Offshore Stations generating their own power from hy- entirely of off-site fabricated, ready-made com- stantially increase as a result of a larger dwelling popula- droelectricity act as new ‘fuel’ stations, recharging sea TRANSPORT tion. Energy can be produced from biogas for heating and ponents which can assembled quickly on-site. vessels that don’t need to rely on oil for fuel. lighting. Storage silos can be incorporated into these build- This minimises disruption/inconveneince to activ- ings for biogas production. After the gas has been taken ity in the site surroundings. Lengthy on-site con- out, the manure can also be distributed to crop production struction and fabrication of materials contribute centres as fertilisers. a fair deal to air and noise pollution in the area. The idea of the building as a kit of ready-made RESIDENTIAL parts also mean that these parts can be disas- sembled with minimal decomposed debris and RESIDENTIAL can be relocated and reassembled elsewhere. Loblolly House, Kieran Timberlake & Associates, 2007 Components Features Building Types Typology S M L XL Ideas_Post-Oil Building SCALE Kenneth Wong | Plexus Plan Ex2 | Design 7
  • 2. GLEN WAVERLEY LINE INVESTIGATION EAST MELBOURNE CITY FLINDERS ST RICHMOND TRAM 70 RICHMOND EAST RICHMOND BURNLEY HAWTHORN HEYINGTON STN. TRAM 16 HAWTHORN E. KOOYONG STN. CAMBERWELL TOORAK TOORAK TOORONGA STN. GARDINER STN. FLINDERS ST. TRAM 70 RICHMOND TRAM 7 GLEN IRIS EAST RICHMOND 2 BURNLEY X HEYINGTON ARMADALE TRAM 16 KOOYONG GLEN IRIS STN. X TOORONGA MALVERN TRAM 72 GARDINER TRAM 6 TRAM 6 GLEN IRIS [ X DARLING X EAST MALVERN X HOLMESGLEN [ X JORDANVILLE X MOUNT WAVERLEY X SYNDAL DARLING X GLEN WAVERLY AREA OF FOCUS IN RELATION TO METLINK TRAIN NETWORK TRAM & TRAIN STATION INTERSECTIONS LEGEND TRAIN STATIONS TRAM STOPS 1KM RADIUS 1km
  • 3. FLINDERS ST STATION
  • 4. RICHMOND STATION
  • 5. EAST RICHMOND STATION
  • 6. BURNLEY STATION
  • 7. KOOYONG STATION
  • 8. GARDINER STATION
  • 9. GLEN IRIS STATION
  • 10. Parks / Open Space Large unsheltered car park Underground stations under existing building servicing city market Intersecting tram lines City Loop Yarra river Train stations with metropolitan & regional train networks FLINDERS ST STATION
  • 11. RICHMOND STATION Yarra Park + Parks / Open Space Punt Rd Oval EAST RICHMOND STATION Linear corridor of activity (Retail & Amenities) Residential Intersecting tram lines Light Industrial Possible accompanying site Possible accompanying site Electricity Depot SPI PowerNet Terminal Station note_RICHMOND, EAST RICHMOND & BURNLEY STATIONS - Tram intersection areas listed as Major Activity Centre.* BURNLEY STATION * Melbourne 2030 Report (Richmond, Swan Street)
  • 12. Possible Burnley accompanying Station site Possible accompanying site Yarra Park + Punt Rd Oval ‘Linear Corridors’ of Activity Electricity Depot SPI PowerNet Terminal Station Convergence of Train Lines
  • 13. Residential Parks / Open Space Monash Freeway Recreational: Kooying Lawn Tennis Club Vision Australia Possible accompanying site KOOYONG STATION note_KOOYONG STATION - Tram intersection area listed as Major Activity Centre.* * Melbourne 2030 Report (under Hawthorn, Glenferrie Road) Intersecting tram line Tram 16
  • 14. Monash Freeway Parks / Open Space Possible accompanying site GARDINER STATION Residential Intersecting tram line Tram 72 note_GARDINER STATION - Tram intersection area not listed as Major Activity Centre.* * Melbourne 2030 Report
  • 15. Residential Parks / Open Space GLEN IRIS STATION Possible accompanying site Monash Freeway Intersecting tram line Tram 6 note_GLEN IRIS STATION - Tram intersection area not listed as Major Activity Centre.* * Melbourne 2030 Report