Monthly Archives: February 2012

Interventions

This is the work of a two week study on the nature of successful and socially interactive urban environments. We first reexamined Union Square to see how many different layers of a street environment can contribute to functional and desirable

Interventions

This is the work of a two week study on the nature of successful and socially interactive urban environments. We first reexamined Union Square to see how many different layers of a street environment can contribute to functional and desirable

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

A Legendary Symbol of Unexpected Urban Blight When the Pruitt-Igoe housing project was built in 1954, the architecturally innovative complex of thirty-three eleven story residential towers was touted as the shining and futuristic solution for cleaning up urban blight and

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

A Legendary Symbol of Unexpected Urban Blight When the Pruitt-Igoe housing project was built in 1954, the architecturally innovative complex of thirty-three eleven story residential towers was touted as the shining and futuristic solution for cleaning up urban blight and

Day 3 – Part 3 – Inner City Arts

Inner-City Arts, widely regarded as one of the nation’s most effective arts education providers, is an oasis of learning, achievement and creativity in the heart of Skid Row, and a vital partner in the work of creating a safer, healthier

Day 3 – Part 3 – Inner City Arts

Inner-City Arts, widely regarded as one of the nation’s most effective arts education providers, is an oasis of learning, achievement and creativity in the heart of Skid Row, and a vital partner in the work of creating a safer, healthier

Day 3 – Part 2 – Resident Ambassadors

Our final presentation with the Skid Row Housing Trust involved meeting with three of their residents; Theresa Winlker, Vic Rodriguez, and Paul Mitchel. They gave us valuable insight into their experiences of how they ended up on the streets and

Day 3 – Part 2 – Resident Ambassadors

Our final presentation with the Skid Row Housing Trust involved meeting with three of their residents; Theresa Winlker, Vic Rodriguez, and Paul Mitchel. They gave us valuable insight into their experiences of how they ended up on the streets and

Day 3 – Part 1 – Ideas

On day three, we had a mourning meeting to discuss our perceptions so far of Skid Row. In The Skid Row Housing Trust’s conference room, we took out tracing paper and did rapid illustrations to highlight the conditions of the

Day 3 – Part 1 – Ideas

On day three, we had a mourning meeting to discuss our perceptions so far of Skid Row. In The Skid Row Housing Trust’s conference room, we took out tracing paper and did rapid illustrations to highlight the conditions of the