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Notes from Tuesday Nov 29th meeting

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Re: Storefront for Art and Architecture exhibit- OWS proposing a day of workshops. Send storefront exhibit design proposal. This weekend? Repurposing projects as exhibit design elements. Illustrating possibilities for flip panel facade and display give away. Submitting individually for Thursday. See storefrontnews.org for submission guidelines. OWS architecture group blog? See architect new group blog feature. […]

Notes from Tuesday Nov 9 Architecture OWS meeting

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Doxie of SIS and Occupiers present.  Also kind enough to facilitate. Kelly of Sustainability present. Evan and Jose of Occupiers, Kitchen, Tents present. Mitch introduced Architecture projects overall as works in progress, inviting dialog. Architecture project presenters: Name (design project) – Greta (Medical), Marcos (10-12 person Occupancy), Mitch (1-2 person Occupancy), Stana presenting for James […]

Notes from Saturday Nov 5th meeting

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Evan + Jose – Presented concerns about Architecture OWS work. Group not comprised of Occupiers sleeping on site. Expressed skepticism about architecture as a discipline, in relation to construction, carpentry and users. Marcos – 10-12 person Occupancy. Proposed ceiling over site, tying ropes to trees. Integrated water drainage, possibility of hanging walls. Comprised of existing […]

Arts + Culture exhibit

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There’s a call for artwork from all A & C collectives to be included in a window installation in Chelsea. The space will be available from November 3rd to Saturday November 26th. Information about the organization hosting the work, its venue, and our role can be found at the Occupennial website and the nycga website […]

Agenda for Saturday Nov 5 meeting – Feel free to add to this in the comments

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We will be presenting the projects we have been developing for Zuccotti Park, including. – 10-12 person Occupancy – 1-2 person Occupancy – Media desk – Library – Cafe/social area – Others, including possibly General Assembly shelter/acoustics Determining which groups to invite for Tuesday meeting/presentation (Town Planning, Sustainability, Finance, etc) and how to reach out […]

Project B: 1-2 person design (link to drawings)

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Design works with slope of Liberty Park site to guide rainwater.  Allows for linking to make larger, tube-like structure.  Linking enables thermal benefits.  Utilizes reclaimed wood shipping pallets for flooring.  Possibility of using sustainable pole elements (ie bamboo or recycled content).  Works with any size tarps, using tarp-clips. Design needs: more development of rainwater gutter […]