Fluctuation space : how might a mega-event venue be programmed more intensively for long-term viability and social sustainability?
Citation:Wyatt, M. (2014). Fluctuation space : how might a mega-event venue be programmed more intensively for long-term viability and social sustainability? An unpublished research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Architecture Professional. Unitec Institute of Technology.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2697
With the growth in complexity of global sporting events, the priority driving the design of dwelling places for such festivals is shifting from an aesthetic focus driven by programmatics to a legacy focus driven by pragmatics. Designing for legacy concerns place marking, where the history of an event is retained, as well as place making where the future usage of an event structure provides a positive outcome for the host region, towards all matters of context. The project investigates an alternative strategy for dealing with the master planning of major event venue layouts, and the possibilities of its transition into proactive future usage. The design process is used to demonstrate the interactions between minor buildings and large complexes where both individuality and unity are equally important.