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MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 11.307 Beijing Urban Design Studio Summer 2008 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms .
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innovating industry World Expo + Skills District for the 21 st century Li Ye Josh Fiala Zhai Wensi Christine Outram Tsinghua MIT Claire Abrahamse Beijing Urban Design Studio
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Design Concepts Tsinghua MIT Beijing Urban Design Studio
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Physical Form Social capital and community Mobility Provision of goods and services Land Use and Planning Weather Sustainable Environments Behaviour al Studies Informatio n transfer In response to the dynamism of the location of the site our design concept revolves around the following ideas: Developing a new conception of value in real estate development through iterative planning. Examining the city as a dynamic socio-spatial, economic and political network rather than a static conception of built form. Questioning the determinism of large scale master planning and exploring how urban design can become an adaptable process that responds to a rapidly changing urban context. Re-imaging industrial processes and providing a dynamic program Tsinghua MIT structure that supports this. Beijing Urban Design Studio
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Principle Tsinghua MIT Beijing Urban Design Studio
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Closed System / Open Network The city is an ever- changing interrelated network. Until now, the Shougang site has been a closed system whose boundaries divide it from the complex network that surrounds it. Through this project, we are interested in how we can strategically re-thread the Shougang site back into its surrounding dynamic network over a number of years. Tsinghua MIT Beijing Urban Design Studio
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Time in Urban Design & Dynamic Staging Develop the site in a number of stages - each move is created only once the impact of the previous stages and their relationship with the surrounding urban networks is understood. Tsinghua MIT Beijing Urban Design Studio
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Dynamic Staging Similar to the concept of Rotational Farming (where a piece of land is subjected to various growing cycles in order to maximize the fertility of the soil for the final crop) we see that different areas of the site may be in cycles of remediation while other places are being developed. This has the potential to provide jobs across the
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