© 2017 Deborah O'Connell.

UNIT SPATIAL VARIATION

URBAN GARDEN HOUSING

VARYING GRID ORIENTATION

UNIT SPATIAL VARIATION   

CIRCULATION STUDIES

AGGREGATION MAXIMIZES LAND AVAILABLE FOR CULTIVATION

THIS SEVEN UNIT HOUSING COMPLEX ADDRESSES THE GROWING NEED FOR FRESH, LOCAL, AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCE IN LOS ANGELES - A FOOD DESERT. THE UNITS HAVE BOTH A SHARED COMMUNITY GARDEN AS WELL AS MORE PRIVATE SIDE PORCH AND ROOF TOP GARDENS.

 

THE URBAN GARDENS ARE EQUIPED WITH A WATER STORAGE AND FILTRATION ROOM AS WELL AS A SHED THAT WOULD HELP THE COMMUNITY CARE FOR THEIR BEAUTIFUL GARDENS.