Placemaking

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Placemaking

  1. 1. PLACEMAKINGTHE ART OF PLACE MAKING IS THE USE OF SOUND PLANNING ANDDESIGN PRINCIPLES TO CREATE SPACES THAT MEET OUR BASIC NEEDSAND ENRICH OUR EXPERIENCES WITH THE BUILT ENVIROMENTTHE FOLLOWING SLIDE SHOW IS A COLLECTION OF PROJECTS THAT I JHAVE HAD THE GREAT FORTUNE TO BE INOLVED WITH THEIR DESIGN,CONSTRUCTION AND IMPLEMENTATION
  2. 2. BEGINNING MY CAREER IN THE ROLE OF ATRADITIONAL ARCHITECT, OVER A PERIODOF ALMOST 10 YEARS, THE PROJECT TYPESAND SCALE WERE VARIED FROMCOMMERCIAL, INSTITUTIONAL, ANDMULTIFAMILY. THIS IS HIGHLIGHTED HEREBY STONECREST MEDIAL CENTER WHICH. 150 BED FACILITY WITH FULL DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING CENTER STATE OF THE ART EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 4 OPERATING ROOMS 10 BED INTENSIVE CARE UNITFULL SERVICE LABOR AND DELIVERY WING WITH ITS OWN SURGICAL SUITE
  3. 3. IN THE HEART OF THE SOUTHSIDE DISTRICT OF DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM, THIS BUILDING IS CITED IN SUCHA WAY THAT IT STARTS TO DEFINE THE URBAN PARAMETERS TO THE STREET, ALLOWING PEDESTRIANS TOFLOW COMFORTABLE NEXT TO CROSS TOWN TRAFFIC. AS SEEN IN THIS PHOTO, THE RESIDENTS OF THISCOMMUNITY HAVE GREAT ACCESS TO MASS TRANSIT, THROUGH THE USE OF THE CITY’S TROLLEY SYSTEM
  4. 4. BY PROVIDING GARDEN STYLE AMENITIES IN AN URBAN SETTING, WITH A CLUB, FITNESS CENTER, ANDPRIVATE POOL, BRISTOL SOUTHSIDE SATISFIES SOME OF THE BASIC COMMUNITY NEEDS OF ITS RESIDENTS
  5. 5. BRISTOL SOUTHSIDE OFFERS A VARIETY OF HOMESIZES STARTING WITH THE EFFICIENCIES ANDWORKING UP TO A COLLECTION OF 3 BEDROOMS.THERE IS ALSO ON-SITE STORAGE UNITS AS YOUMIGHT FIND IN A MORE SUBURBAN SETTINGHOME
  6. 6. NESTLED IN THE HEART OF THE VANDERBILTCAMPUS, WE WORKED WITH THE FAMILY THATOWNED THE LAND TO TURN THEIR LONG TERMINVESTMENT INTO A NEW BUSTLING COMMUNITY
  7. 7. BRISTOL WEST END IS DESIGNED WITH AN INTERNAL COURTYARD WHICH IS EQUIPPED WITH ALAP POOL, SEATING AREA AROUND A FIREPLACE, AND TWO GRILLING STATIONS
  8. 8. ALONG WITH THE OUTDOOR AMENITIES, THIS COMMUNITY IS ALSO EQUIPPED WITH ARESIDENTS CLUB ROOM AND FITNESS CENTER
  9. 9. VELOCITY IN THE GULCH WAS DESIGNED WITH THE URBAN CONTEXT IN MIND. THIS DESIGN ACTIVATES THE STREET AND ITS SURROUNDINGS
  10. 10. VELOCITY’S LOBBY IS DESIGNED AS A PLACE WHERE ITS RESIDENTS CAN COME TO FIND OUT WHAT IS GOING ON AROUND TOWN
  11. 11. VELOCITY HAS AN INTERNAL COURTYARD THAT CAN BE ENJOYED BY BOTHITS RESIDENTS AND THE FOLKS THAT COME TO ENJOY DINNER AT ITSGROUND FLOOR RESTAURANTS
  12. 12. THE RESIDENTS ARE DESIGNED WITH STYLE AND FUNCTION AS ITS CENTERPIECE. WITH MATERIALS ANDPRODUCTS, VELOCITY PUSHES THE ENVELOPE TO BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF DESIGN. WITH A SLEEKLAYOUT, IT IS DESIGNED TO FUNCTION EFFICIENTLY FOR ITS HOMEOWNER
  13. 13. PROVIDING A FITNESS CENTER CONTINUES TO ENFORCE HOW THISCOMMUNITY WAS DESIGNED WITH THE INDIVIDUAL RESIDENT IN MIND

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