Authors/Contributors

Tiffany Pau

Document Type

Thesis, Senior

Publication Date

Spring 2017

Degree

B. ARCH

Keywords

urban, water, circulation, Toronto, infrastructure, waterfront, public space

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture

Description/Abstract

This thesis proposes a radical rethinking of city-water relationships to leverage existing infrastructural and architectural divides; because it holds great architectural and social value to work within and challenge existing systems, and because access to the waterfront– for sustenance, transportation, commercial, or leisure purposes– is a core human need. The project questions what happens when connections are scaled extra-large, yet aim to maintain the qualities that are imbued within them at the micro scale to generate increased public activity at the water’s edge. It looks to create a new type of urbanism, one that prioritizes the very act of circulation as a vital urban condition and not merely as a by-product of navigating the built world.

Additional Information

This thesis received Honorable Mention.

Thesis Advisors: Molly Hunker with Julia Czerniak and Lindsay Harkema

Source

local input

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