A new "industrial park" for Muncie : transforming a derelict industrial site into a community resource

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dc.contributor.advisor Cruz, German T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bishop, Brian E. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:39:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:39:41Z
dc.date.created 2002 en_US
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier LD2489.Z75 2002 .B57 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187332
dc.description.abstract This study has examined opportunities for reclaiming industrial brownfield sites for the communities that surround them, recreating derelict sites as community-oriented spaces that increase understanding of and restore pride in industrial and cultural heritage.The study consisted of two primary components. The first phase consists primarily of an exploration of the linkages between landscape/urban design and industrial heritage. This phase also examines and evaluates various design projects that have attempted to celebrate industrial heritage through the adaptive re-use of former industrial sites. The second phase of the study consists of the development of a master plan for the transformation of a derelict industrial site to a community space that interprets and celebrates industrial heritage. This phase includes researching the industrial heritage of Muncie, selecting an appropriate project site within the city, and developing a master plan for the reclamation of an industrial site by the community.A layered design strategy was developed for the selected site, with the end result being a master plan for a new public park. The three elements of the design strategy included industrial heritage, adaptive reuse, and improvements in the surrounding community.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.format.extent vi, 101 leaves : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), plans (some col.) ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parks -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Planning. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Industrial districts -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Industrial sites -- Remodeling -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh City planning -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Land use -- Indiana -- Muncie. en_US
dc.title A new "industrial park" for Muncie : transforming a derelict industrial site into a community resource en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1230606 en_US


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