landscape, urban, digital, infrastructure, brownfield, regeneration, postindustrial, urban void, public space, urban park, park design, Lorain, Ohio
Architecture | Landscape Architecture
"Railway yards, abandoned industrial processing plants, decommissioned factories and polluted river ways are the leftovers from the industrial age. With the deindustrialization of society, a new prevailing urban condition has resulted: a marginalized landscape of residual spaces and urban voids, often with real or perceived contamination.... The potential for reclaiming these marginalized landscapes becomes a catalyst for the design of new modes of occupation and human activity."
Toukoumidis, Kevin, "Urban Agents, New Events: A Transformation of the Postindustrial Landscape" (2001). Thesis Prep. Paper 133.
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