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title   Resilient Topographies: Ascending Gardens
student   Chin Ming Chang, Diego Pacheco
instructor   Marion Weiss
date   Spring 2006
school   University of Pennsylvania
     
subject   multiple-unit housing
site   Marigny, Bywater
     
description  
This project proposes a high-density, multiple-unit housing complex, as well as adjacent commercial and cultural buildings—a museum of hydrology, a market, and a ship terminal. With differentiated levels, the roofs of the complex are available to be planted as individualized green spaces specific to each unit or group of units. The site for the project is on the riverbank, east of downtown New Orleans.
     
link   school site
     
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