Ronald Dapsis

Ronald Dapsis

Chicago, IL, US


Badel Block

The proposed vision for the Badel Block site develops an urban intervention that preserves the local identity and its urban values.  The design takes place from the deep analysis of the existing urban fabric and the relationship between functions and speed while the urban strategy creates a continuous but porous boundary that redefines the site as a city block and at the same time activates the surroundings.  Juxtaposing the new and old in coexisting topological configurations that splits the site to above and below it successfully creates a new social condenser for the city of Zagreb.

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
My Role: Conceptual Input/Site & Urban Analysis/Diagrams/Final Presentation Images
Additional Credits: Project at Architensions