Placemaking By Scott Black

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Placemaking By Scott Black

  1. 1. PLACEMAKING THE ART OF PLACE MAKING IS THE USE OF SOUND PLANNING AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES TO CREATE SPACES THAT MEET OUR BASIC NEEDS AND ENRICH OUR EXPERIENCES WITH THE BUILT ENVIROMENT THE FOLLOWING SLIDE SHOW IS A COLLECTION OF PROJECTS THAT I J HAVE HAD THE GREAT FORTUNE TO BE INOLVED WITH THEIR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND IMPLEMENTATION
  2. 2. BEGINNING MY CAREER IN THE ROLE OF A TRADITIONAL ARCHITECT, OVER A PERIOD OF ALMOST 10 YEARS, THE PROJECT TYPES AND SCALE WERE VARIED FROM COMMERCIAL, INSTITUTIONAL, AND MULTIFAMILY. THIS IS HIGHLIGHTED HERE BY 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 UNIT FULL 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 SUCH A WAY THAT IT STARTS TO DEFINE THE URBAN PARAMETERS TO THE STREET, ALLOWING PEDESTRIANS TO FLOW COMFORTABLE NEXT TO CROSS TOWN TRAFFIC. AS SEEN IN THIS PHOTO, THE RESIDENTS OF THIS COMMUNITY 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, AND PRIVATE POOL, BRISTOL SOUTHSIDE SATISFIES SOME OF THE BASIC COMMUNITY NEEDS OF ITS RESIDENTS
  5. 5. BRISTOL SOUTHSIDE OFFERS A VARIETY OF HOME SIZES STARTING WITH THE EFFICIENCIES AND WORKING UP TO A COLLECTION OF 3 BEDROOMS. THERE IS ALSO ON-SITE STORAGE UNITS AS YOU MIGHT FIND IN A MORE SUBURBAN SETTING HOME
  6. 6. NESTLED IN THE HEART OF THE VANDERBILT CAMPUS, WE WORKED WITH THE FAMILY THAT OWNED THE LAND TO TURN THEIR LONG TERM INVESTMENT INTO A NEW BUSTLING COMMUNITY
  7. 7. BRISTOL WEST END IS DESIGNED WITH AN INTERNAL COURTYARD WHICH IS EQUIPPED WITH A LAP POOL, SEATING AREA AROUND A FIREPLACE, AND TWO GRILLING STATIONS
  8. 8. ALONG WITH THE OUTDOOR AMENITIES, THIS COMMUNITY IS ALSO EQUIPPED WITH A RESIDENTS 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 BOTH ITS RESIDENTS AND THE FOLKS THAT COME TO ENJOY DINNER AT ITS GROUND FLOOR RESTAURANTS
  12. 12. THE RESIDENTS ARE DESIGNED WITH STYLE AND FUNCTION AS ITS CENTERPIECE. WITH MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS, VELOCITY PUSHES THE ENVELOPE TO BE ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF DESIGN. WITH A SLEEK LAYOUT, IT IS DESIGNED TO FUNCTION EFFICIENTLY FOR ITS HOMEOWNER
  13. 13. PROVIDING A FITNESS CENTER CONTINUES TO ENFORCE HOW THIS COMMUNITY WAS DESIGNED WITH THE INDIVIDUAL RESIDENT IN MIND

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