Nurhan Gokturk

Nurhan Gokturk

New Orleans, LA, US


Brooklyn Navy Yards - Super Docking

On a post industrial site in Brooklyn, New York, Super docking imagines a self sustaining working waterfront  that is the center for green and clean industries that are incubators for new  technologies. The site is adaptable to climate change, geared for living infrastructure and seamless land and water interface. The project showcases the historic dry docks, which are dedicated to 3D digital printing and scanning, ecological testbeds, and moving raw materials  and finished goods on and off the site.

The surface of the site mitigates land and sea, clean water and pollutants, combined sewage overflow and sets the terrain for pedestrian movement through the site. The project  is a living vascular membrane, it is a ecological industrial landscape established to manage both man made and natural systems, while considering land use needs and the urgency to aggregate innovation for social and economic diversity. It encourages research, both as an industrial activity and as an ecological activity to promote new products and areas of industry.

Credits: Planetary ONE, Joachim, Gokturk, Ailova, Maestres, Beane, Felson, Meyer.
Design Team: Maria Aiolova, Melanie Fessel, Carlos Barrios, Jason Vigneri Beane, Alex Felson, Nurhan Gokturk, Mitchell Joachim, David Maestres, Walter Meyer, Zarifah Bacchus, Ivy Chan, Courtney Chin, Adrian De Silva, Julianne Geary, Francisco Gill, Shima Ghafouri, Jacqueline Hall, Florian Lorenz, Bart Mangold, Chema Perez, Alsira Raxhimi, Daniel Russoniello, Melody Song, Katherine Sullivan.

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Status: Unbuilt
Location: Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 11205