Popup Parks

Student Design Studio


In this project students developed an innovative, creative and sustainable built  solution to positively transform the living and working experiences of Christchurch inhabitants. Your design responses will be strongly driven by the specificities of the Christchurch experience of the earthquakes in order to deliver tangible benefits to the city’s reconstruction. Your design response will ‘keep it local’ as the building generates energy and food, collects its own rainwater and processes its own wastes.

THREE KEY ISSUES:

The project should address the following
[BE LOCAL] engage and have relevance to Christchurch
[BIG IDEAS] have an innovative or radical concept
[DETAIL] which should be designed to detail

CONSIDERATIONS:

Consider Christchurch’s city profile as a ‘sprawl city’. Review the pre-earthquake problems of the CBD, generated to some degree by the big box retail developments and malls that had been built in the surrounding suburbs. Think about the Council’s post-earthquake Central City Plan which restricts building heights. Think also about the dilemmas or difficulties in making decisions around sustainable building – do you choose a certified timber but import it from America, do you use low-energy electronics that have toxic metals in them ….

Small scale generator:

develop a concept for a mobile or temporary pop-up park with integrated plantings that can be sited in an empty lot: think about providing picnic tables with integrated gardens, coffee carts etc. As areas are redeveloped the parks could be moved onto other pre-development sites.

2012, College of Creative Arts, Spatial Design

Coordinator/Lecturer: Amanda Yates
Tutor: Ant Pelosi

Projects:

Kaijyo

The Garden Kitchen Inspiring knowledge through sight; the growth and storage of fresh fruit and [&hellip...

Pallet Parks

The concept behind Pallet Parks is to use the highly available medium of the shipping [&hellip...

The Green Parade

People Powered Parading Popup Parks! The Green Parade provides mobile green space for versatile use [&hellip...

TierScape

TierScape is a conceptual design which is made of 3 separate pieces which can be [&hellip...

Seed Bomb Park

A recreational area with a ‘game like’ event of seed bombing to encourage the idea [&hellip...

Transpark

TRANSPARK – Pop Up Park Transpark is a temporary portable park, which can me moved and [&hellip...

Roll Out Garden

Roll Out Garden is a temporary intervention aiming to draw pedestrians to an alternative, quieter route [&hellip...

Mobile Modules

Mobile Modules: Travelling Kitchen Similar to the Community Kitchen and Garden found inside Melbourne Central, [&hellip...

Forget me not Gardens

The Forget-me-not Gardens Designer: Annaliese Murrell Studio: 224.401 Studio V ”keeping it local” 2012 Coordinator/Lecturer: Amanda Yates Tutor: [&hellip...

On le-go

On le-go Designer: Jasmine Song Studio: 224.401 Studio V ”keeping it local” 2012 Coordinator/Lecturer: Amanda Yates Tutor: [&hellip...

What to do with the Waste

The design is to be implemented in the Christchurch CBD; it consists of a temporary [&hellip...

Edible Couch

The Edible Couch, Pop-up Gig fosters the social dialogue, which manifests during communal events to [&hellip...

Collective

Collective is a temporary garden located on the corner of Fredrick and Taranaki streets. Planter [&hellip...