The design thesis proposal is contenxtualised in the Cool district,Rotterdam.
This urban intervention design is described as the Imagination Factory, Verbeelding Fabriek.
The Imagination Factory is a creative playscape where a child can be immersed in an atmosphere of wonder and fantacy,the building is designed to stimulate the childs sense of curiosity and play.This proposal provides a free arena to stir the childs creative engine to create and appreciate the idea of making through the mediums of expressions of art,freepainting and pottery.
These are a series of initial illustrations used as inspiration to design the character of spaces in the Imagination Factory.
The number of primary schools in the surrounding context, identified to use the design proposal.
This image illustrates the considerations for the application of the programme in the surrounding context and larger context.
The site plans shows the different characters of spaces in the context of the proposed building.
This image shows the buildings south and west elevations in context with the surrounding buildings.
This image shows the building sections a-a and section b-b in context to the surrounding buildings.
This image shows a section of the buildings elevation at a scale of 1:20.
This images shows a detail section of the building at a scale 1:20.
This is a visual expression showing how the wonder funnel would be used experienced, as the entrance into the Imagination Factory.
This image shows a visual of how the enchantment forest would be experienced as as an interactive exhbition space leading into the courtyard.
This image shows a visual of how the rainbow island would be experienced as an arena for children to express themselves through art.
This image shows the entrance of the imagination factory in relation to the surrounding context.