Columbia GSAPP: Fall Studio 2018 Noah Shaye, Tina Pang, Gabriel Vergara, Zilu He
The project takes direct aim at the typology of the Big-Box store. Through shrinking and reprogramming the vast expanses of parking and making physical changes to the building’s envelope, these interventions will turn the generic forms and patterns of Big-Box suburbia into site specific, highly efficient, and human-scale places.
Our analysis showed that significant populations of people living in and around the Hudson Valley. In Hudson alone many small communities a reliant upon Big Boxes for commercial needs. We see opportunities to transform big box landscapes to serve a civic benefit alongside a commercial one.