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title   Re-Building Wetlands
students   Sally Brenner, Elizabeth DiCecco, Jordan Psiloyenis, Amy Roglaski
instructor   Charles Hagenah
date   Spring 2006
school   Roger Williams University
     
subject   multiple-unit housing
site   Bywater
     
description  
Designed for the devastated neighborhoods of the Lower Ninth Ward adjacent to the Industrial Canal, this project proposes a lake system that incorporates wetland microclimates into the urban scheme. The multi-unit structures with the highest residential density are sited at the edge of the scheme, establishing a dialogue with the dense urban Bywater area. Around the interior marshlands, the proposed residential density decreases, as the distance from the Industrial Canal increases.
     
link   school site
     
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