Leimert Courtyard

Jessica Chen, B.Arch '23

ARCH 302A: Architectural Design III

Gallery: Co-op City – Housing for the Collective Good: From Minimal Dwelling to Maximal Housing

Instructor: Yo-ichiro Hakomori

Affordable housing consisting of mainly concrete, wood infill, and glass for new families within a compact and close-knit community. A 3 floor and 29 unit design that can be described as a “series of towers” surrounding a central courtyard. The building provides circulation centered around the courtyard through the units, library, art center, and bookstore that additionally sells coffee. The library, art center, and bookstore face the 2 main streets to allow easy access whilst accentuating the circulation for all the members of Leimert Park.


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