Aeroponic Aggregates

Aeroponic Aggregates

Jonathan A. Scelsa

School of Architecture, Undergraduate Architecture

Aeroponic Aggregates is a meditation on the role of masonry construction within contemporary building culture by re-examining the volumetric nature of the brick for its capacity to sustain biological life.

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All Weather Garden Pavilions

All Weather Garden Pavilions

Alexandra Barker; Sara Brandt, MArch '22; Ivan Yan Man Hin, MArch '22

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design

Taconic Fellowship

The team works with women and their children living at Concourse House in the Bronx, a transitional housing shelter. Together, they're working to design outdoor environments for arts and learning, making better use of the available outdoor space.

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Can You Smell?

Can You Smell?

Agrima Gupta, BArch '22

School of Architecture, Undergraduate Architecture

Can You Smell? is a speculative project forming a new media of communication through scent by utilizing gamification and a chance to translate intangible experiences into tangible spaces.

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Conversations Across the Atlantic

Conversations Across the Atlantic

Maria Sieira

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design

Over thirty Galician architects talk about their work in informal conversations with a Pratt professor, a Galician emigre herself in New York City.

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Designing Education

Designing Education

Jerrod Delaine

School of Architecture, Construction Management and Real Estate Practice

This research analyzes the interplay between the built environment and education outcomes.

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Enhancing Access to Healthy Food

Enhancing Access to Healthy Food

Ryan Devlin

School of Architecture, Historic Preservation and Undergraduate Architecture

Taconic Fellowship

Enhancing Access to Healthy Food began in the fall of 2021 with background research focused on cart design, and archival work helped to build a record of historic cart design in New York City. Our research informed new ideas and served to highlight New York City’s long history of street vending, while also demonstrating the ways in which vending by immigrants is an integral element of the city’s heritage. We also researched the legalities of vending to understand the complexities of the regulatory environment of vending in general and cart design in particular.

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Kalye Toolkit: Streets for the Community, by the Community

Kalye Toolkit: Streets for the Community, by the Community

Robert Adrianne Gomez, MS City and Regional Planning '21

School of Architecture, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment

This engaging and participatory toolkit can aid in better visualization, as well as communicate the intent of improving the urban quality of living through collaborative design.

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Machine Empiricism

Machine Empiricism

Andres Roncal, BArch '22

School of Architecture, Undergraduate Architecture

Machine Empiricism aims to create a robotic and autonomous system in hard-to-access sites affected by natural disasters in order to assess site conditions and build temporary infrastructure with in-situ materials.

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Pollinators Pavilion

Pollinators Pavilion

Ariane Harrison and Yuxiang Chen

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design

The Pollinators Pavilion is an intelligent analogous habitat for native cavity-dwelling bees; it both communicates data harvested from its monitoring system, addressing the gap in scientific knowledge on native bees, and introduces these overlooked yet critical pollinators to a broad public, promoting biodiversity and ecosystem restoration.

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Pop-Up Drop-Off

Pop-Up Drop-Off

Hannah Bacsoka, BArch '23; Defne Celtikci, BArch '23; Ileana Hernandez, BArch '23; Meera Ilahi, BArch '23

School of Architecture, Undergraduate Architecture

Pop-Up Drop-Off investigates design activism around plastic waste in New York State using lightweight inflatable structures. The structure stands as a physical visualization of plastic film, waste-related environmental issues, such as plastic bag recycling.

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The Green Stitch: Knitting Communities Together One Garden at a Time

The Green Stitch: Knitting Communities Together One Garden at a Time

Ayesha Aghar, MArch '22; Sokaina Asar, MArch '23; Catherine Chattergoon, BArch '24; Jared Rice, BArch '22; Michelle Singer, BArch '22; Jubin Titus, MSArch '21

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design

Taconic Fellowship

The Green Stitch: Knitting Communities Together One Garden at a Time is a project that focuses on better connecting community gardens with their local communities, offering our students’ design abilities and Pratt Institute’s resources to aid community gardens in becoming inclusive and involved community cornerstones.

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