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Crossing urban boundaries : questioning landscaped amenities

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Crossing urban boundaries : questioning landscaped amenities.

Rel. Francesca Frassoldati, Gustavo Ambrosini, Mauro Berta. Politecnico di Torino, Corso di laurea magistrale in Architettura Costruzione Città, 2017



I applied to these thesis project for my strong interest in international experiences: it has been a great chance to study cultural aspects, social transformation and contrasts of a totally so various society characterized by a continuous process of development like China, and a newsworthy exchange process in working togheter with students from abroad.

This thesis comes from a focus on the workshop CUHK-POLITO Joint Studio, themed “Defining Publicness in Infrastructural Architecture An Integrated Design of Hub Pumping Station, Qianhai, Shenzhen”.

Through a research based design of architecture, the purpose was to explore the possibility of generating public space & alternative urbanism out of the infrastructure of production.

Relators: Francesca Frassoldati, Gustavo Ambrosini, Mauro Berta
Publication type: Printed
Subjects: A Architettura > AO Design
U Urbanistica > UB Architettura del Paesaggio
U Urbanistica > UK Pianificazione urbana
Corso di laurea: Corso di laurea magistrale in Architettura Costruzione Città
Classe di laurea: New organization > Master science > LM-04 - ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
Aziende collaboratrici: UNSPECIFIED
URI: http://webthesis.biblio.polito.it/id/eprint/6213

1 Site analysis

1.1 Introduction

1.2 The Hong Kong workshop

1.3 Qianhai Bay, questioning masterplan method

1.4 perception of public spaces

1.5 Territory Resources

1.6 High End Cultural Environment

2 Design Proposal

2.1 Design process

2.2 Breaking Fences

2.3 Design Tools

2.3.1 Public Spaces in Urban Density

2.3.2 Push and Pull Process

2.3.3 The Workshop

2.4 Design Proposal

2.4.1 Crossing Urban Boundaries

2.4.2 Identity and Typology

2.4.3 Building Design

2.4.4 Skywell Typology

2.4.5 Activities with social-improving role

2.4.6 A new Life for streets

2.4.7 Crossing the motorway

2.4.8 From Urban to Natural Forest

2.4.9 Project Details




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