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Organization

Each Specific Characteristic (e.g. the roof/glass facade/….etc)

> Different Cases

(explain in detail what and why Foster did in each case) (words+images)

1) …..

2) …..

3) …..

…………………………………..

> Summarization/Analysis (after explaining each characteristic)

– Benefits of using this design element in transportation terminal design:

1) …..

2) …..

3) …..

…………………………………..

– Real situations in Hung Hom Station using that design element

(what effects?)

(successful/ partly successful/not enough to fully achieve above benefits?)

1) …..

2) …..

3) …..

…………………………………..

∴ Conclusion

That’s why Foster bring in this design element in Hung Hom Station

Successful/ partly successful/ not enough

Any improvements

Design Details of Different Cases – Roof

Here are just some points about different cases after reading several books but I have not written them into paragraphs.
Anyway, I will keep on doing other parts also.

*Plz click on the picture below to see a pdf version*

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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