The New School Archives Digital Collections

Parsons School of Design MFA Lighting Design program theses2017 (PC020404.16) ➔ 123_213_312: Architecture as Activator and Animator: the Intersection of Community, Culture, Food, Train and Form, Activated by Light


Related person/organization

Sergio Taveras (designer)




Architecture as activator and animator: This thesis is the intersection of community, culture, food, train and form, activated by light. A design to be located in an unconventional site [a trench in Brooklyn part of the Triboro Rx initiative]. How can the architecture and lighting speak to the neighborhood in a positive way also delivering something new and exciting? The mixing of programs is a key factor in the design to create an architecture that activates the community and area, but also animates the site and becomes a beacon/icon for the neighborhood. This project is a design for the city, a place for the community, and a point of interest for the everyday person. A light rail station, a market, and a music school all meet in a trench in Brooklyn…



Use Restrictions

There’s more! What you see on this site is only what is viewable online. Please visit our website to find out more about what’s in the archives.