Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Local Scale vs The Freeport Scale

I have had to draw and re-draw the site because it is so difficult to communicate the scale of the freeport. It is larger than the whole town in plan, and it towers above it. The drawing above is an attempt to communicate the size of the freeport when compared to the town. The freeport is purposely overpowering, visible from miles away. Whilst the town is small and detailed, one needs to get up close to look at it.

How can the scale of the town be reinforced against this enormous stamp of industry?

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