Strategy for a Socially Sustainable Living System | NY, NY

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    Strategy for a Socially Sustainable Living System
    Contemporary Housing and Urban Design
    Sara D Roosevelt Park, New York, NY
    Thesis Project, Parsons School of Design, 2006

    Redesigning the relationship between built and unbuilt form we can begin to reconsider the traditional separation of private housing and public space within the city. Contemporary strategies such as folding and thickening of the urban surface within Sara D Roosevelt Park creates the possibility for the park as a “social living system.” The addition of a specific dwelling type within the context of the site also allows us to reinterpret housing based on the changing demographics of contemporary society…