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title   Ujamaa Square, New Orleans: Corbiela and Lias
student   Adam Corbiel
instructor   Beth Gibb
date   Spring 2006
school   Wentworth Institute of Technology
     
subject   landscape, public building
site   Treme, Lafitte
     
description  
New Orleans desperately needs to be built up, emotionally and physically. Our proposal wishes to do the opposite of what the hurricane had done to the city. In Ujamma Square an environmental center (corbeila) and a childcare center (lias) will be constructed. Our general design concept was to make cuts through the site, and the architecture in order to make connections, to oppose what Katrina has done. I feel that aesthetically pleasing architecture will help induce people to stay and rebuild what they have lost.
     
link   school site
     
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