Week 9 – Draft Table of Contents (Characteristics of Foster’s Design on Transportation Terminals)

Hung Hom Station Intercity Through Train Station Concourse

 < Characteristics of Foster’s Design on Transportation Terminals >

 

Draft Table of Contents

 

1. Introduction

– Interesting things observed from Hung Hom Station Extension

– Passengers’ concerns on transportation terminals

 

2. Similar Examples of Foster’s Transportation Terminal Designs

 

3. Characteristics of Foster’s Designs on “Structural” Aspect

– Dramatic lightweight roof

– Full glass curtain wall (façade)

– Primary, secondary, tertiary

– Wide spanning (column-roof relationship)

 

4. Characteristics of Foster’s Designs on “Environmental” Aspect

– Maximum use of natural lighting

– Curve form (facilitate wind flow)

 

5. Characteristics of Foster’s Designs on “Building Services” Aspect

– Free of service installations

 

6. Characteristics of Foster’s Designs on “Planning” Aspect

– Clear zoning system

– Fluid movement of passengers

 

7. Conclusion

– Main ideas of Foster on designing transportation terminals

– Criticism on Hung Hom Station Extension

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6 responses to “Week 9 – Draft Table of Contents (Characteristics of Foster’s Design on Transportation Terminals)”

  1. josiahwesleyyu says :

    Replying to my previous comment I was looking at backup and CCTV things like this

  2. josiahwesleyyu says :

    sorry mixed up with another post sorry

  3. bt301allenpoon says :

    Wendy, your topic was very much discussed in last week’s lecture and I think it should have a clear idea on how to proceed. Can I see the progress so that we can discuss further?

    • wendyylam says :

      Oh i have found some information on books and internet and i m digesting them…i think i’ll try to drop down some points for each example first and try to understand why foster do so.

  4. bt301allenpoon says :

    Good to know. Let’s share your thoughts further tonight.

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