Day 6: During our final session we presented our final ideas to the rest of the groups, landscape architects and residents of Sale. We also listened to the rest of the groups ideas which I felt helped greatly with any further projects we go on to do.
Posted 16 May 2014 19:46
Day 4: On day 4 we reviewed task 2. For task 2 I had to analyse 2 further neighbourhoods. The one pictured above is Hammaby Sjostad in Stockholm. The Goal of the area was to halve the environmental impact compared to a typical development built in the 1990s, to achieve this they focussed on creating great public transportation links to stop people using their cars. The whole neighbourhood is centred around the main transit corridors creating a focus for activity and commerce.
Posted 11 May 2014 21:00
Day 3: In our third session we looked into analysing different neighbourhoods around Europe. The picture I have included is of Poundbury in Dorchester. In Poundbury there is a small density and people are attracted to it because it is a lot cheaper than London. Poundbury has facilities so that you can work and live there and not have to commute. But, similar to Sale there is a lot of leftover, unused space.
Posted 11 May 2014 20:55
Day 2: Site visit to Sale. In Sale we saw a huge amount of wasted green space and car parks going completely unused that we could experiment with.
Posted 11 May 2014 20:46
Day 1:We were asked to analyse a neighbourhood in Manchester. I chose Fallowfield because I found it hard to analyse a neighbourhood without actually living or spending much time in it. I concluded Fallowfield had great facilities for what was needed in the area, but was not a good neighbourhood in the sense that different types of people such as students and families were kept quite seperate.
Posted 11 May 2014 20:36