eDG Green + Screen

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We are a group of professional designers based in the city of Pittsburgh, who are working together to inform, empower and inspire the community and its leaders to further sustainable practices at home, in urban and green spaces, and the collective culture.

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eDG Green + Screen

  1. 1. We are a group of professional designers based in the city of Pittsburgh, who are working together to inform, empower and inspire the community and its leaders to further sustainable practices at home, in urban and green spaces, and the collective culture.
  2. 2. Meeting Agenda Introductions Site Changes... Green + Screen 1 Green + Screen 2 Volunteers!
  3. 3. Introductions New + Old Friends Alike...
  4. 4. Social Network Updates Pay? Use Free Services? Seek Funding?
  5. 5. Green + Screen Design Project 1.0 4903 Penn Ave
  6. 6. About Penn Ave Benefits ‣ Arts Galleries + Music Venues ‣ Restaurants + Bars ‣ Historic Neighborhood ‣ Edgy Up-and-Coming Community ‣ Mix of Young Families + Professionals Obstacles ‣ Urban Blight ‣ Crime ‣ Vacant + Run-down Lots ‣ Lack of Care for Community But WE Can Help...
  7. 7. Why do this? The Green + Screen project is centered on creating architectural screens and landscaping that can fill in the gaps or missing teeth along the avenue; creating a more cohesive and vibrant arts corridor!
  8. 8. The Project Criteria for a G+S Project ‣ Inexpensive but elegant screens and landscaping ‣ Sustainable / Green materials ‣ Temporary, movable, and modular to adapt to new spaces ‣ Reinforce Penn Avenue as an arts district through innovative, quality designs ‣ Secure to prevent littering, loitering, 4903 Penn Ave and crime Pilot Project Location: 4903 Penn Avenue
  9. 9. Key Players Summit Academy eDG Most Wanted Fine Art Penn Ave Arts Initiative
  10. 10. Donated Materials
  11. 11. Experimentation
  12. 12. eDG Sketches
  13. 13. Student Sketches
  14. 14. Planning
  15. 15. Fabrication
  16. 16. Final Design
  17. 17. Building In Progress! Checklist ‣ PAAI Funding: $2,000 ‣ Corporate Sponsors: Materials ‣ Research Solutions ‣ Design With Existing Resources ‣ Engineer Solution ‣ Labor to Clear & Prepare Lot ‣ Structural Engineering Check ‣ Equipment Rental ‣ Fabrication of Elements ‣ Winter...Frozen... ‣ Spring! Begin Construction ‣ [CURRENT STEP] Build & Assembly ‣ Launch Party!
  18. 18. Thanks to Our Sponsors
  19. 19. Green + Screen Design Project 2.0 Site 1, Site 2, Site 3
  20. 20. About The Locations Green Space K2 Lot Screen Vacant Lot Green Space Spak Brother’s
  21. 21. Locations Green Space Spak Brother’s Parking Lot Green + Screen Green Space Vacant Lot Facade K2 Parking Lot
  22. 22. Creative Team Composition Project Managers Lead Lead ‣ Manage schedule ‣ Schedule meetings ‣ Update core team with project progress ‣ Contribute and inspire Team Members ‣ Architects K2 Team Spak’s Team ‣ Landscape Architects ‣ Design Researchers ‣ Product Designers ‣ Fabricators & Builders ‣ Social Media Storytellers
  23. 23. Signup Tonight! OR ecodesignersguild@gmail.com
  24. 24. The Team

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