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Process review• Selection of site• Research methods• Findings from observations/interviews• Outline potential needs• 20 sketches


Hill it is!


Potential needsUser needs• Secluded place away from noise and crowds• Access to power source• Access to amenities• Shade from the sunDesign considerations• Objective is not to draw noisy, hyperactive crowds• Respect serenity of the area• Interactivity in response to individuals, pairs or small crowd• Keep open space uncluttered and flexible


20 sketchesBID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin, |Spencer Sugarman | Jacky Yip | Christine Wu


Idea #2Zen Water StreamsWater streams trickledown between theconcrete columns for acalming ambience.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Score0503005012050Idea #3403020104030201040302010Skee BallPeople can enjoy theirtime at the hill with afriendly game of SkeeBall.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #4PowerUp MushroomsColorful mushroomswidely dispersed on thelawn that conceal poweroutlets but can also beused as stools for sitting.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #5Lounging on the lee.Place sets of colorfullawn chairs along plushterraced hillside for amoment of solitude orquiet time between two.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #6Waterfall MovieScreen made up of waterfalling off the side of theGates building.Project movie on it sopeople can congregateand watch the movie attheir leisure.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #7Hill MovieMovie is projectedon side of hill, whichis perfect for a wideaudience viewing.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #8Under coverAbstract animal shapeswith hollow centershielding laptop fromglare or to tuck one’shead in for shade whilenapping.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #9Interactive WaterfallLawn areas have pressuresensors such that ifenough people sit on it,concrete blocks move outto block path of waterfalland create patterns.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #10PlinkoPeople from the cut candrop balls down the hillfor a fun game of plinko.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #11Dome of SilenceWhen audio sensors (e.g.,microphones) detect loudnoises from a distance,a soundproof domeencloses the public space.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #12LED Guide LightsLED lights line the pathfrom Gates to the cut,helping to show theconnection betweenseemingly disconnectedareas.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #13Jungle StairsSensors on the stairwellassign animal characters topedestrians. As the peoplemove up the stairs, they heartheir animal’s sounds, andpassing other people causesthe animals to interact.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #14Community GardenPlant herbs and place“thirst indicators” alongthe path, plus faucetsand watering cans at“entrances” and “exits” ofthe path.SpearmintItalian BasilBID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #15Rope LadderChildhood days were cool.So were rope ladders.Climb at your own risk.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #16Misty mountainColorful columns dottingthe winding path upwardprovide a refreshing,barely there spray of finemist to cool off as oneclimbs upward.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #17LED Picnic BlanketsCommunal picnic blanketswith LED lights and solarcells. Collects energyduring the day and emitslight at night. (Resonateswith Pausch Bridge)BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #18Outdoor ClassroomAugmented reality appfor viewing lectures andother goings-on insideGates. Students can bringthe classroom outsideduring nice weather.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #19Public Trivia PlayWaterfall screen hastrivia questions wherethe public are arranged inteams depending wherethey sit and can play vialaptop or smartphone.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip


Idea #20Paintball ArtStudents can usepaint balls to createspontaneous, temporaryart on the concretecolumns. Water falls fromthe top to wash off thepaint.BID 2010 | A4: Activating Public LandscapesAlice Grantham | Mike Lin | Spencer Sugarman | Christine Wu | Jacky Yip

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