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Viren Brahmbhatt

Viren Brahmbhatt

New York, NY, US

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TerraScape | Community & Recreational Facility | NYC © Viren Brahmbhatt/de.Sign

The design concept for this Community Center was developed around two primary themes: reinstating an old de-mapped street as an internal bridge that traverses through the building and;  the contoured roof derived through transἀguration of the reconstructed original topography of the site from 1811. The activity areas are organized on two levels: While the entrance/ground level houses the Classrooms, Arts-Crafts Room, Computer Lab and a Multipurpose Room/Cafeteria; the lower level accommodates gymnasium/auditorium with a stage that can also be enclosed as a Performing Arts/Dance Room.  Sectionally, the glass enclosed bridge demarcates and frames the stage area as the larger volume of the gymnasium is lowered into the ground by 15’-0”. The transverse corridor with interior glazing that provides a Viewing Gallery at the ground level extends itself into built-in steps that cascade down towards the gym Ḁoor providing the seating for spectators. wise been a spatially compartmentalized community space. 

 
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Status: Under Construction
Location: New York, NY, US

 
 TerraScape | Community & Recreational Facility | NYC © Viren Brahmbhatt/de.Sign
TerraScape | Community & Recreational Facility | NYC © Viren Brahmbhatt/de.Sign
 TerraScape | Community & Recreational Facility | NYC © Viren Brahmbhatt/de.Sign
TerraScape | Community & Recreational Facility | NYC © Viren Brahmbhatt/de.Sign
 TerraScape | Community & Recreational Facility | NYC © Viren Brahmbhatt/de.Sign
TerraScape | Community & Recreational Facility | NYC © Viren Brahmbhatt/de.Sign

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