CART
Cart City
Tilted Massing Model Study

Cart City

CART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the parkCART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the parkCART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the parkCART study model with an angled profile that pulls down to the intersection of the alley and the park

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Section drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spacesSection drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spacesSection drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spacesSection drawing of the CART project showing the housing lifted above the public alleyway and the shared communal spaces
Section perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living spaceSection perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living spaceSection perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living spaceSection perspective diagram of interaction with the CART moving room lift that extends the main living space
Study model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spacesStudy model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spacesStudy model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spacesStudy model of the CART tower with two scales of elevators for moving food carts and people to the communal spaces
Diagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART projectDiagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART projectDiagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART projectDiagrams of the possible variations of the moving room at various levels of the CART project
Plan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension spacePlan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension spacePlan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension spacePlan animation showing the various levels and interactions between various spaces and CART's moving room extension space
Series of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill towerSeries of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill towerSeries of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill towerSeries of sectional sketches looking at the distribution of private and shared spaces in the CART infill tower
Site plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing projectSite plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing projectSite plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing projectSite plan diagramming public and private circulation around the alleyway infill site of the CART food cart housing project
Section sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park belowSection sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park belowSection sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park belowSection sketch of the concept for a moving room that extends the CART shared spaces and links to the park below
Collection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the towerCollection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the towerCollection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the towerCollection of study models for CART looking at variations of shared and private space throughout the tower
Section of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflinesSection of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflinesSection of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflinesSection of the thin 16' alleyway profile infilled by the CART project revealing the relationship to the adjacent rooflines
Section studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing projectSection studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing projectSection studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing projectSection studies for the interaction of various share spaces for food cart lifestyles in the CART housing project
Diagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New HavenDiagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New HavenDiagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New HavenDiagram showing the infill site for the CART project within the skyline of New Haven
Model images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functionsModel images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functionsModel images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functionsModel images of the CART proposal showing the front and back structures without facades to emphasize the internal functions
Study model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cookingStudy model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cookingStudy model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cookingStudy model of a staggered unit concept for the CART tower weaving shared space and private space for communal cooking
Diagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing projectDiagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing projectDiagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing projectDiagram series showing the various functions and spaces connected throughout the CART housing project

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