Saturday, January 17, 2009

updates #3

Precedents Analysis on the Building Form / Urban Context:

Precedents Analysis on Program in Section:

Generation of New Program (v.1):

updates #2

The investigation to the selected three sites generated some criteria in evaluating whether a station is effective to act as an urban node / neighborhood center or not. However, this board will have to be reformatted in order to reduce my verbal explanation about it.

updates #1

It's been a while after my last post. Here are some updates.

DC Metro 2050:
More Lines, More Transfer Stations, More Urban Nodes.

Other movement systems in downtown DC:

Precedents of underground network:
Montreal Underground City

OMA tram tunnel

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Friday, November 7, 2008

Design of London Underground Map

Designed by Harry Beck in 1931, London Underground Map is the classic and is followed by other metro systems of the world.

World Subway Systems Revisited

I found the charts and maps in previous post on the world subway systems are not very effective in communicating the analysis. This diagram try to combine everything in one and include several more subway systems.

The to-scale subway map diagrams are produced by Neil Freeman.

Friday, October 31, 2008