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title   Liquid Urbanism: New Hydraulic Pocket Ground
student   Kyuongmin Seo
instructor   Franklin Lee
date   Spring 2006
school   Pratt Institute
     
subject   flood infrastructure, landscape
site   Marigny
     
description  
Creating a better method of flood control throughout New Orleans is the objective of this project located in the Marigny district of the city. The designer’s hypothesis is that traditionally designed levee walls do not mitigate flooding because they simply channel water. This proposed system of flood mitigation aims to diffuse floodwaters, diverting them through a branching network of constructed channels for collection and drainage. The designer thus imagines “correcting” the city’s natural topography constructing “pockets” by means of the new hydraulic system.
     
link   school site
     
comments  

2/07/07
Yunhee Jeong
New York, NY

This project is hot!



2/02/07
hai Zhang
New York, NY

Intellectual thinking, and very finely executed.



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