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Friday, July 01, 2005

further development of topics

To determine which topic to address first, we discussed the advantages of the following topics (listed below as well as in our previous entry). We decided to begin with advertising, as it is interesting, conducive to lots of visual exploration, and related to ideas of marketing and voyeurism, which we've already discussed. Nor are any of us so personally invested in advertising as a topic to oppose using it as the guinea pig for our methodology and ambitous time scheme. We plan to spend Tuesday researching and beginning to make proposals and will use Wednesday and Thursday to represent our proposals, analyze, and conclude.



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transportation systems
transportation is a problem
increased transportation would facilitate increased urban density
a network between connected downtown buildings could facilitate transportation routes
pedestrian versus vehicular, mass transportation


natural resource collection
environmental need
direct access to the elements: fog, water, wind, sunlight all become amplified from the roof
potential for food production

shelter: housing, homeless shelter, animal shelter
roofs provide square footage needed to build housing
views
enables people to experience the roof

chat room – creating social networks
a web of rooftops rather than PCs
If people encountered each other across rooftops, they would come up with a way of relating to each other in a way that is totally different than, for example, neighbors on front porches or in a plaza. We could push and engineer the types of human relationships and communication systems were formed by this new spacial relationships.
control and vulnerability

sports complex – the site of an original sporting event
basing a sport primarily on the topography of the playing field
Jeanine Gang – rooftop baseball park
Relationship between a rooftop’s sports function and the building underneath
Look at the New York athletic club!
The idea of exhilaration relates to both athletics and rooftops (height!)
Could also include the amusement park idea (same connections to exhilaration and entertianment)

art space (production and/or exhibition)
a unique location to be adapted to could lead to unforeseen installation pieces, works in totally new media
a whole new “rooftop school” with philosophies drawn from roofops’ conditions

advertising
rooftops create a flat canvas
relates to voyerism…who is the voyeur?
painting rooftops as billboards would require all kinds of anamorphic perspective
add in access—create intertactive rooftop adds

topography
emphasizes the connections/potential connectivity between buildings à looks at rooftops as an integrated system
conducive to studying materials to conceive of a geology of the rooftops
ecosystem

quarantine
a marginalized roof for a marginalized population (of organisms or objects)
Could some of rooftops characteristics facilitate rehabilitation

tourism
could be tacked onto another use (we’d design a way for tourists to observe another use)

wellness center
health benefits to being up on a roof (sun, fresh air, views, connection to the outside world but still safe separation)
palliative care connection?

religious/ spiritual/ worship space
might relate to wellness (yoga, tai chi, healing)
OR adapt a theology (even create a new theology) for worship/practice to occur on roofs

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