BUZZPOINT

Designed with Karina Rodriguez

2017

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Site along with green areas

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Nature's balance rests in the wings of our tiny friends the Bees, which means 85% of nature's survival depends on the bees pollinating. But the problem is more that 44% of bees have died out, so what will happen to nature?

The location of the site is on 165 Banker Street, Brooklyn located in Greenpoint neighborhood which established itself as a center industrialization. Walking around that neighborhood there was a certain personality attached to the surviving nature around.

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Another question then arises, what role can the quality of light play within the given space?

Breaking through all the harsh concrete elements. Which brought a thought to the problem how can nature flourish more? What can be done to help?

The design concept is all about a breakthrough in the context by enriching the site with nature, creating human interaction and production. Enhanced with rhythm and functionality.

Breaking through all the harsh concrete elements. Which brought a thought to the problem how can nature flourish more? What can be done to help?

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Various types of ferns

Lighting concept by Day and by Night. Section View

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Entrance to the reception and cafe

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