terrain vague philadelphia

terrain vague: philadelphia

to be edited-----beginning with ignasi de solo morales' terrain vague, students investigated the concept of and examples of marginal, residual and "unbuildable" urban sites -- sites that will increasingly become the focus of architectural practice. the questions we asked included "how do architects fully engage these sites?" and "how does apparently disjointed and marginal become amenity?" students examined philadelphia's XXX . like other urban practice studios, students developed an overall urban strategy as a team and then, individually or smaller teams, fleshed out that strategy at the architectural scale.