M. ARCH II
neighborhood, community, green space, urban planning, housing, Roosevelt Island
Architecture | Urban, Community and Regional Planning
"The thesis became an architectural exploration of what makes neighborhoods and community at two scales: at the scale of the city (macrocosm), represented by the urban plan; and at the scale of the individual (microcosm), represented by the concept of house and housing. At these two contrasting scales, the main focus of the study was:
To explore how an urban design can shape community; To explore the role housing plays in the making of urban fabric/neighborhood."
Kilgore, Karin M., "Roosevelt Island: Completing an Urban Community" (1999). Thesis Prep. Paper 41.
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