fluvial edges, infrastructure, water, built and natural environment
This thesis is an experiment meant to re-imagine fluvial edges as thickened places of habitation. These interventions must exist on land, on the edge, and in the water, acting as a system of infrastructure to spread excess water out, absorb it, and capture it to release it later when necessary. In order to reconcile the relationship between the built and natural environment, the proposed solution requires the integration of water into the overall design. The outcome is a community that can better withstand flooding, recover quickly, and continue on with their daily lives while maintaining their respectable livelihoods.
Cabrera, Nikole, "Super Levee Breached: A New Infrastructure For Magangué" (2015). Architecture Senior Theses. Paper 270.
Syracuse University School of Architecture 2015
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