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By LeeAnn (Canada) "The critical function of a masterplan is to allow the occupants of a city to easily navigate a space that is out of human scale by providing points of reference. A successful masterplan is also capable of fostering a collective identity. The black rock city masterplan employs a network of singular built elements at critical intersections along the main spiral artery that act as reference points in a continuous wayfinding system that is unique in its locale. These hybrid tower-bridge elements break up the ground plane and allow for shifting perspectives at different elevations. In engaging one such element the ..." (more)

     

By Vassil Tzanov (Bulgaria) "The plan below uses the 99's Black Rock city design as a model and then "pentagonism" is applied. The pentagon is the city boundary and this influenced the work. The spine of the city is made of 1st iteration {5/1}-star-polygonal fractal (red pentagons), then the 2nd iteration (blue pentagons) and finally the fifth iteration (black pentagons filled with yellow). The yellow pentagons (the smallest) are computed by computer, however everything else is fitted by hand and processed with Incscape. Fractal coordinate system is applied and every pentagon has its unique number (except the Camp Center). The counting starts with 0 ..." (more)