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David Fersh

David Fersh

Washington, DC, US

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RISD Dorm on the Hill

A student dormitory on Providence’s East side hill raises housing for views of the city while creating a public plaza below.  Circulation towers lift the main mass and pierce into the student center housed in the abandoned east side railroad tunnel. 

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Providence, RI, US

 
Model aerial photograph with view from Benefit St. to Providence River
Model aerial photograph with view from Benefit St. to Providence River
View of dorms from plaza entry
View of dorms from plaza entry
Plaza rendering with entry through abandoned tunnel in background
Plaza rendering with entry through abandoned tunnel in background
Early section sketch
Early section sketch
Typical plan with dorm layouts and student common areas.
Typical plan with dorm layouts and student common areas.

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