System_Pittsburg Power Plant
In Pittsburgh, a transformative project is repurposing the obsolete steel structure of the Pittsburgh power plant, addressing environmental challenges while preserving industrial heritage. The project showcases innovative landscape strategies, including mushroom remediation in oil tanks, to remove contaminants from the soil and groundwater. This sustainable and community-centered initiative seeks to reconcile the past and future by creating a resilient urban system. It emphasizes the reuse of industrial elements and promotes a housing project that fosters inclusivity and environmental responsibility. The public building serves as an exhibition space, educating visitors on sustainable practices and remediation efforts. With a focus on community, sustainability, and collective well-being, this project pioneers a model for future urban development.
Arch 402 Spring 2023, Elifnaz Kancan
Studio instructors: Ezgi İşbilen, Yiğit Acar