Excited to share these photos by Stephanie Anestis, originally commissioned by Artspace, Inc, for City-Wide Open Studios with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Connecticut Office of the Arts. They came out great and really help describe our exhibit during Armory Weekend.
In what part of New Haven is the Goffe Street Armory located? What are the neighboring land-uses around the Armory property? How might the existing fabric of institutions, businesses, and open spaces in the area inform how to plan for and envision the Armory’s future? How might reviving the Goffe Street Armory building impact changes … Continue reading New Haven Urban Diagram
By Day 2, the Armory Futures Canvas was starting to fill up. It was an open, unedited, anonymous (mostly), and shared space made from paper and sharpies. There will be a lot more information to analyze from the Futures Canvas, and we intend to transcribe all of the ideas represented here.
If you click on the image above, you should be able to zoom-in enough to read the Social History board we prepared for Excavating the Armory. Over the weekend, a number of contributions were made to this timeline as the post-it notes collected on the board. We will soon be documenting and sharing these pieces … Continue reading Social History
Our model was a hit with kids, who enjoyed making and arranging small dioramas that represented new programs and activities that could be inserted into the spaces of the Armory. The model was built in the Urban Research & Representation seminar at Yale School of Architecture. A group effort to design and build the model … Continue reading Modeling the Armory