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Ppt English Jesse

  1. 1. Architecture and<br />Urbanplanning<br />DUNDAS SQUARE<br />Toronto, Canada<br />In SECOND LIFE<br />
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION<br />HI EVERYBODY <br />I’m Jessenia Clemente, I study urban planning at Simón Bolívar University (USB), Caracas, Venezuela.<br />This work summarize the content of the “English for architects and urban planners” course……<br />Trough the analysis of “dundas square” (Toronto, Canada), you’re going to see the concepts we worked in class, such as color, texture, light, rhythm, circulation, space and scale.<br />Enjoy it!!! <br />scale<br />color<br />texture<br />circulation<br />light<br />rhythm<br />space<br />
  3. 3. Yonge-Dundassquare<br />Is a privately owned and administered public square in downtown Toronto, Canada………………<br />Commonly called Dundas square<br />
  4. 4. It has the gray of thecityduringtheday, because of thegranite and the concrete.. And it has manyplantstoo..<br />
  5. 5. In thenight, youseethe square surroundedbyanimatedadvertisingscreensthatmakeitcolorful……………….<br />Manyeventstake place in thisamazingpublicspace.<br />
  6. 6. It has aninterestingshape, it’slike a square with a triangle taken out of one side, because an important street bends at the square..<br />Thispart has a linear system of concrete pilarssupporting a structure<br />
  7. 7. Thereisanarray of fountainswhich are thecentrepiece of the square… Thesefountainsformedthemainwalkway of the place.<br />You can play and passtroughthem<br />
  8. 8. As itis a public open space, it has manyentrances, and natural lighting<br />
  9. 9. The square has severallevels, it has a spacewhereconcerts and other performances take place……..<br />
  10. 10. The Dundas square is not at the level of the street, architects designed it to stand in a higher level, to make it interesting..<br />
  11. 11. Tallbuildingsformedtheedges of the square…<br />
  12. 12. Real life<br />pictures<br />
  13. 13. In conclusion<br />In second life, we can easily understand how places work…. All the aspects I mencioned on the presentation are represented in the locations in second life, so, it is a great resource to architects, and urban planners, to study and create interesting places.<br />
  14. 14. In conclusion<br />Ifwe compare thecities in secondlifewiththose in real life (taken dundas as a example) wenoticethatthey are not so different in terms of thespaces and structures.<br />Itwas a greatwayto study….. <br />

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