A Vision For The Shipyards

November 18, 2010 63 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

Under the direction of Professor Arpad Daniel Ronaszegi, a series of conceptual ideas for the redevelopment of the shipyard area were recently developed by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) graduate level Architecture Urban Design Studio.



About This Design Project

This design work is the culmination of a semester of work by six teams of two (twelve students), with each team proposing a distinct solution. This work was presented as a gallery style exhibit in City Hall on November 17, 2010.  


Design Project 1

This concept includes removing the Hart Bridge Expressway, extending the skyway through the site and greenspace along Hogans Creek.








Design Project 2

This projects includes a pedestrian foot bridge to connect the Shipyards with the Southbank.











Design Project 3

This project maximizes greenspace along the waterfront and Hogans Creek.









Design Project 4

This project removes the Hart Bridge Expressway, the Duval County Jail, JSO and extends the urban street grid into the Shipyards site.











Design Project 5

This project is designed to be 100% sustainable.








Design Project 6

This project preserves existing building stock and converts a portion of the Hart Bridge Expressway into an elevated green space.










Boards and models will be available for public view during the holidays at the Ed Ball Building (214 North Hogan Street).

Article by Ennis Davis