"You may want to check out this documentary from Australia on the subject.
Skateboarding VS Architecture: A Study of Public Space and Materiality in Auckland City
’Paramana’ central square of Thermi…"
A project you may want to look at as a case study would be:
Powhatan Springs Park ~Oculus
A great inspirational firm is Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). They designed a multipurpose space denoting space for activities by changing material…"
"Couple of questions:
- was this designed with the intent of being a skate park or was it "commandeered" by skateboarders?
- how is it integrated into the remainder of the park? That is...is it set within the main path or is the…"
"If it is a public park area meant to be for everyone and not just skateboards, the preference would be to keep the uses separate. Around the city, the skateboarders have taken over various parks and thing that were never meant to be skated upon and…"
"I'm all about this concept. I did a project in school that incorporated a skatepark into the campus of a corporation I invented. The company was a clothing/pads/accessories manufacturer, and the skatepark was located in a central courtyard and…"
I have a young LA friend who has an upcoming project.....a skatepark project. My recommendations to him was to do some research and find a "skatepark design consultant"...and do a joint venture with that consultant…"
Trump promises a lot of deregulation, a lot of infrastructure building, jobs, economic growth, and, he's an experienced developer... so how do you think his presidency will impact our profession? Will we see more projects coming in? Less red tape?…Continue
Hello, I'm currently a freshman environmental science major. I'm on the planning and administration track, which means I'm taking a combination of ecology courses, political science courses, and geography courses (including urban planning, physical…Continue
I'm designing a home in Temecula, CA, Zone 10, where i'd like to have a tree growing inside and the same kind of tree outside. Both indoor and outdoor spaces receive partial to full sun depending on the time of day.I have 2 questions:- The height…Continue
Hello all,I'm in the midst of moving and clearing out my la school supplies following graduation from the MLA program at Morgan state university.The supplies got me through school and would love to pass onto an incoming student. I've got velum…Continue