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Rodney Bell

Rodney Bell

New York, NY, US

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Rights to the City

My undergraduate thesis offers an alternative urbanism which transcends the dialectic of 'bottom-up' vs. 'top-down' planning.  In an era of 'distributed urbanism', cities no longer abide by such reductive modes of analysis.  Both approaches to urbanism have effectively failed in the development of the contemporary city.  Rather, this investigation asks whether systems can accommodate change while maintaining structural resilience.  Furthermore, what socio-economic implications attend such agency in the built environment as integrated into an airport program--the prototypical 'non-place'?

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Atlanta, GA, US
My Role: Author

 
Final Model
Final Model
View from Concourse into Community Piers
View from Concourse into Community Piers
View from Community Piers into Concourse
View from Community Piers into Concourse
Section through Conference Center
Section through Conference Center
Landscape Ecolog(ies)
Landscape Ecolog(ies)
Concourse Interface
Concourse Interface
Terminal Interface
Terminal Interface

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