IN 1997 THERE WAS AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION TO PROVIDE IDEAS FOR THE FUTURE OF UNION SQUARE IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA




UNION SQUARE..." IS THE OUTDOOR LIVING ROOM OF ONE OF THE MOST LIVABLE CITIES IN AMERICA, THE PLACE WHERE COMMERCE, CULTURE AND CIVIC LIFE COME TOGETHER. UNION SQUARE IS ALSO A QUINTESSENTIAL URBAN PUBLIC PLACE. IT IS THE HUB OF THE RETAIL DISTRICT, THE CENTER OF ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST VIBRANT SHOPPING AREAS, AND THE STAGE ON WHICH COUNTLESS VISITORS AND SAN FRANCISCANS SEE AND ARE SEEN."
From the competition literature






EACH OF THESE IMAGES REFLECT THE DESIGN STUDIES THAT I CREATED FOR MY ENTRY





MY INTENT WAS TO CREATE A HUB OF ACTIVITY WHICH INCLUDED A CAFE, THE NEW ELEVATOR CORE FOR THE REFURBISHED GARAGE, A SKATE PARK, AND SEVERAL AMPHITHEATERS WITH LED SCREENS. THE SEATING FOR TWO OF THE AMPHITHEATERS WAS LOCATED ON THE ROOF FORMS OF THE CAFE AND VISITOR CENTER




















IN 1997 THERE WAS AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION TO PROVIDE IDEAS FOR THE FUTURE OF UNION SQUARE IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA




UNION SQUARE..." IS THE OUTDOOR LIVING ROOM OF ONE OF THE MOST LIVABLE CITIES IN AMERICA, THE PLACE WHERE COMMERCE, CULTURE AND CIVIC LIFE COME TOGETHER. UNION SQUARE IS ALSO A QUINTESSENTIAL URBAN PUBLIC PLACE. IT IS THE HUB OF THE RETAIL DISTRICT, THE CENTER OF ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST VIBRANT SHOPPING AREAS, AND THE STAGE ON WHICH COUNTLESS VISITORS AND SAN FRANCISCANS SEE AND ARE SEEN."
From the competition literature






EACH OF THESE IMAGES REFLECT THE DESIGN STUDIES THAT I CREATED FOR MY ENTRY





MY INTENT WAS TO CREATE A HUB OF ACTIVITY WHICH INCLUDED A CAFE, THE NEW ELEVATOR CORE FOR THE REFURBISHED GARAGE, A SKATE PARK, AND SEVERAL AMPHITHEATERS WITH LED SCREENS. THE SEATING FOR TWO OF THE AMPHITHEATERS WAS LOCATED ON THE ROOF FORMS OF THE CAFE AND VISITOR CENTER