Carolyn Creemers

Carolyn Creemers

Okemos, MI, US


Work Sample3 - Neighborhood Development

Expanding upon an analysis of the single-family home and the suburban condition, this project applies the idea of a "hearth" or community space to an entire neighborhood.  Groupings of homes are arranged for visual intersection to create community spaces other than the driveway and front yard, which typically serves as the only space of visual intersection in suburban developments.  

Community activities, such as pools and basketball courts are then situated in the center of the greatest visual interaction in order to encourage social interaction among neighbors, while parks and ponds are situated in places of low visual interaction to provide the privacy that most homeowners expect when buying a home of their own.

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Status: School Project