Housing for the Elderly 07, Plan - Community Center and Common Green Space
- Housing for the Elderly 07, Plan - Community Center and Common Green Space
- Project Title:
- Housing for the Elderly 07
- John Clair Miller
- John Clair Miller
- Project Owner:
- Ithaca Housing Authority, City of Ithaca New York
- Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States (inhabited place)
- United States
- Work Type:
- plan (formal concept)
plans (orthographic projections)
- black-and-white (colors)
- Image View Type:
- Design a low-cost, low-rise complex of 162 one-bedroom units and a community center. The site was in an existing residential area adjacent to a commercial zone and a major highway. Project not built.
Set in a contained urban garden, each identical unit had interior and exterior privacy and were arranged in different combinations, within a grid, to create a variety of exterior spaces for group uses. Economy was achieved through repetition of construction units and use of low cost materials for all structures. Deciduous shade trees in formal arrangement were used to reinforce the character of the individual group spaces and the pedestrian movement throughout the complex.
- The images in the John Clair Miller Collection (here presented as “Projects”, “Competitions” and “Collages”) and the John Clair Miller Image Collection of Twentieth-Century Architecture in Iceland are protected by copyright, and the copyright holder is their creator/photographer, John Clair Miller. Images in the John Clair Miller Collection were created between 1962-2007, and were digitized by Cornell University Library. Images in the John Clair Miller Image Collection of Twentieth-Century Architecture in Iceland date from 2001-2007, and were digitized from 35mm slides by Cornell University Library in 2016. Cornell is providing access to the materials for research and personal use. The written permission of any copyright and other rights holders is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use that extends beyond what is authorized by fair use and other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.