Water St.

concept design, planning
The mixed residential/commercial/agricultural development attempts to carry forward Ypsilanti's self-sufficient and industrial values while connecting to its natural surroundings. The design extracts the opportunities of the river's bend, maximizing views from residential, commercial and public spaces. Neighboring municipal compost site is proposed as an opportunity to utilize waste heat. Elevated greenhouse enhances self-sufficiency and economic opportunity.

year: 2014
location: Ypsilanti, MI
design phase: completed