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Setback Levee

A setback levee is an example of political consensus embodied in the performance of a hybrid form—reflecting the value of…

Posted by dnpadmin on 05/23 at 12:20 AM • #

Borrow Pit Exchange Authority

The Borrow Pit Exchange Authority would coordinate development along the Interstate 5 corridor. The location of the pits may implicate…

Posted by John Bass on 04/30 at 08:10 PM • #

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Borrow pit, eastern edge of Delta

Borrow pit, eastern edge of Delta

This is one of several “borrow pits” that were created during the construction of Interstate 5. Many have developed substantial riparian habitats.

Wine Factory

Wine Factory

Industrial-scale winery near Interstate 5, in the Delta’s Secondary Zone, and in the Borrow Pit Exchange Authority. The large-scale, often industrial or infrastructural, elements that are beginning to dominate this area need to be organized in more effective, sustainable ways.

South Delta section of Levee Urbanism

South Delta section of Levee Urbanism

This cross section diagram describes the various components of Levee Urbanism in the South Delta. Channel making would increase water carrying capacity and water frontage for property development, a potential source of significant value for local landowners, and create habitat that would be managed by property owners.

South Delta Exchange Authority

South Delta Exchange Authority

The South Delta Exchange Authority trades development, water quality, agricultural, environmental, and tourism interests. See Levee Urbanism for a description of the SDEA at an architectural scale.

Shimasaki Memorial, levee section

Shimasaki Memorial, levee section

Photomontage diagramming relationship between farm camp buildings and Delta Wetlands Project infrastructure.

Shimasaki Memorial plan

Shimasaki Memorial plan

Site plan of Shimasaki Memorial, showing Delta Wetlands Project pumping station integrated with new recreational facilities and the restored bunkhouse.

Lodgecamp Locations (abandoned idea)

Lodgecamp Locations (abandoned idea)

Diagram describing scenarios for the month-to-month occupation of the Staten Island lodgecamps. This was an early idea about the Lodgecamps, since abandoned in favor of distributing them along the length of the Large Owner Axis.

Lodgecamp Axonometric

Lodgecamp Axonometric

Bird’s eye view of the Lodgecamp and garden.

Lodgecamp - Garden view

Lodgecamp - Garden view

A view across the Lodgecamp community garden, toward the levee crest.

Lodgecamp - Constituents

Lodgecamp - Constituents

List of the constituents who have an interest expressed in the Lodgecamp project.

Lodgegcamp Exchange Diagram

Lodgegcamp Exchange Diagram

The farmworker gives squash to the birdwatcher. The birdwatcher tells the hunter where to hunt. The hunter gives a duck to the farmworker.

Levee Urbanism water view

Levee Urbanism water view

View of the Oxbow Marina-Style properties of Levee Urbanism. The space between, in front of, and and underneath the buildings would be habitat managed by property owners.

Levee Urbanism platform view

Levee Urbanism platform view

View from the levee crest through a Levee Urbanism bait shop.

Levee Urbanism exchange diagram

Levee Urbanism exchange diagram

Flood control and water quality infrastructure, habitat and recreation, managed urbanization using patterns already well-establsihed in the Delta.

Levee Urbanism field view

Levee Urbanism field view

View toward the Oxbow Marina-style properties of the Levee Urbanism idea.

Levee Urbanism constituents

Levee Urbanism constituents

Groups whose interests converge in Levee Urbanism.

Levee comparison, typical vs setback

Levee comparison, typical vs setback

Typical levee on top, setback levee on bottom. Setback levees resolve conflicts between flood control, environmental, and water supply interests.

Levee Bank Gardens, Saitama, Japan

Levee Bank Gardens, Saitama, Japan

Levee Urbanism in the Delta would make property owners stewards of their little piece of levee.

Large Owner Axis Topography

Large Owner Axis Topography

Most of the Large Owner Axis land is below sea level. Note how the middle of the Axis is lowest in elevation.

Mini-golf course

Mini-golf course

Mini-golf course at the Ryde Hotel, integrated with pear orchard.

Borrow Pit Exchange Authority Diagram

Borrow Pit Exchange Authority Diagram

Borrow Pit Exchange Authority

Borrow Pit Exchange Authority

Diagram of the Borrow Pit Exchange Authority along I-5. Borrow pits were dug to provide fill for the I-5 roadbed. The pits filled with water and developed riparian habitat. Some are now wildlife preserves. The pits may come back into focus as their locations approximate the proposed Peripheral Canal location.

Shimasaki Memorial exchange diagram

Shimasaki Memorial exchange diagram

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