Since the beginning of the new semester we have been transforming the work we did through more refined techniques. The first of these was done by Rafael over the summer. Realizing that our point distribution was chaotic, he took a grid of points and using the fluid dynamic engine in the Maya software and developed a more coherent redistribution on the site based on the flows of traffic and the river.
This creates a more differentiated pattern where the resulting voronoi cells can be read as programmatic areas (larger cells) and interstitial or areas of flow (smaller cells). This began a more general move away from thinking of the crack a literal vertical break between cells and into more horizontal space created by the layering of these cells.
We are now trying to refine this urban plan using the contextual voronoi we had developed last term instead of the undifferentiated grid as well as more developed flow pattern for the site. We hope that will help relate our urban plan better within the context and begin to create connects across the site as well.