Samora Hodges-Smikle

Samora Hodges-Smikle

New York, NY, US


McCarren Pool Park

the housing of  water for social, health and cultural purposes has maintained an important relationship in urban life for thousands of years. although the original mandate of the natatorium is solely to house a Olympic sized swimming pool capturing this in contemporary urban life the program has been extended to include demands of modern day life and  creating new social opportunity and public imagination

The natatorium emerges as a platform for exposing the role of architecture as a means of shaping society while shaping social opportunity.

Constituting a unique opportunity to address both issues of development of green point and Williamsburg into a vital residential community as well as a larger socio economic center with Brooklyn and the city.

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Status: School Project
Location: Brooklyn ,NY