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Conceptual Design Process for Peninsular Park

Posted By on 11 April 2013 in conceptual design, design process |

Conceptual Design Process for Peninsular Park

A 10 acre pocket park located along the Huron River in Ypsilanti, MI is underutilized and in need of a face lift to attract users. This project explores creative processes that can lead to conceptual design generation of spaces, such as Peninsular Park. Starting with research and analysis of the area, I then selected two different sources of site inspiration to draw from: trees and graffiti, both of which dominated the landscape.  I use different forms of media (2D collage and 3D clay modeling) to initially explore possibilities for the park, then merge the two sources of inspiration into one conceptual axonometric plan that leads to a more detailed model and set of perspectives showing what the park could look and feel like.

check out my entire [CONCEPTUAL DESIGN PROCESS] for Peninsular Park

 

Step 1: Create Conceptual Collages from Site Inspiration

concept 1: trees

concept 2: graffiti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2: Create 3D Clay Models From the Conceptual Collages

concept 1: trees

concept 2: graffiti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Create a Combined Conceptual Plan

combined concept plan

combined concept plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4: Create a Model from the Combined Concept Plan

conceptual model

conceptual model: view 1

conceptual model

conceptual model: view 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Step 5: Create a Series of Conceptual Perspectives

conceptual perspective

conceptual perspectives

conceptual perspective

conceptual perspective

conceptual perspective

conceptual perspective