Nicholas Mattia

Nicholas Mattia

Chicago, IL, US



DOT… is a proposal to create a unique, recognizable public space that attracts and benefits multiple generations and demographics while still maintaining the identity of the community. As a whole, this built environment uses strong programming and zoning to foster positive youth engagement and augment the space for supportive social interaction. Four areas work together to address and provide for certain community needs and interests. It does so by providing an art space, a garden-market space, a multifunctional space, and a play space. This pedestrian friendly area aims to beautify and improve the current location. 

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Chicago, IL, US
My Role: Team collaboration. Specifically worked on plans and concept design.
Additional Credits: Kaitlyn Woodward, Andy Lang