Urban design studio. 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advisor: Miho Mazereeuw
The expected growth of the harbor and the followed automation in logistic systems brought about the decrease of the overall activity in the south Boston area because of the innate temporary nature of logistic systems. The site faces a change from its industrial usage of land towards a more settled complex urban setting. The innovation district has been established recently but the high rent, discontinuity within urban fabric, and the widespread low-density industrial facilities act as barriers to actual change.
The idea is to create a new work, live city which grows from the coexistence and interaction of various companies ranging from small innovative start-ups to established big companies by planting a platform for networking, access to information and education as a seed for growth.