Designalog

……….design diversity……….

* Architecture: Jellicoe Harbour and Silo Park by Taylor Cullity Lethl​ean, Wraight + Associates

Posted by the editors on Friday, 1 June 2012

Architecture: Jellicoe Harbour and Silo Park by Taylor Cullity Lethlean, Wraight + Associates: “..Working waterfronts are constantly in flux; crusty, utilitarian, muscular and dissolving, with temporal qualities that engage all of our senses. Yet contemporary waterfront redevelopments are often characterised by the removal of the very qualities that attract us to these places. At Auckland’s Wynyard Point redevelopment these conventions are challenged in a development that anticipates transforming a forlorn industrial and maritime precinct into a layered, mixed-use precinct..The design weaves public realm experiences around these ‘as found’ conditions. The harbour edge, North Wharf Promenade, is now a site of negotiation, a pedestrian and cycle promenade from which to witness and experience the coexisting waterfront industry. It is also a site of contrasts with the patina of wharfs, rails, rust and ropes juxtaposed with the adjacent lustre of alfresco dining that has thrived in this authentic waterfront condition..”  Social, contextual and materiality sensibility..

designalog: contact

image: © Jeff Brass; article: Ross , Kritiana . “Jellicoe Harbour and Silo Park / Taylor Cullity Lethlean, Wraight + Associates” 31 May 2012.ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/239250&gt;

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: