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In Memoriam: Winchester Repeating Arms Factory


The demolition of a structure, especially in an urban area, can be a violent and destructive act for a neighborhood that collectively associates memories with a space as the removal constitutes an erasure of a landmark in a collective community map.  This project attempts to study a building’s end of life, and to develop a curation of decay in order to ritualize the lifecycle of a structure and enshrine th4e memories associated with a community’s past and present.  Urban change is inevitable as cities are organisms that regenerate at much faster rates; but can there be a way to

New Haven Industrial Heritage Trails: Gallery Show


3rd Floor Gallery installation at the Yale School of Architecture of the New Haven Industrial Heritage Trails, a collaboration with the International Festival of Arts & Ideas.  Fourteen students in Arch 4233, Ghsot Town:  Abandonment, Preservation, and the Postindustrial Landscape, created critical heritage proposals for fourteen postindustrial sites in New Haven.  Read the accompanying pamphlet, PDF below, written by Elihu Rubin. 

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