27 May '16, 1am

Charlotte award-winning #Sustainable Cooperative Center

Charlotte award-winning #Sustainable Cooperative Center

Tryon Street is the spine of Uptown Charlotte. The main street connects numerous cultural centers in the metropolitan area, and has essentially become the city’s cultural corridor. Along this cultural corridor there are buildings reserved for every community from African American art enthusiasts to basketball fans. However, an absent community from this Uptown mix is the sustainability movement community. Placed adjacent to an arts education center and a dance education center this project identifies as a sustainability education center. With the main entrance off Tryon Street, the center for sustainability engages the cultural corridor of Uptown Charlotte. Highly accessible via walking, the neighborhood maintains one of the highest walk scores in Charlotte at 83. Bike storage takes the place of on-site parking for the center for sustainability. By encouraging people to ut...

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