UNBOUND NYC

2019/ Roosevelt Island, New York City / City of Dreams Pavilion Competition 2020

Team: Christine Giorgio, Amelyn Ng & Gabriel Vergara / With support of Center For Court Innovation

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Fences tend to be the de facto solution for delineating public open space in the city. How might this hard edge condition be reframed—not as enclosure, but as communal shelter and public gathering? Unbound NYC seeks to reverse this trend by releasing the landscape from its enclosing elements, and setting new conditions for inclusive urban activity.