Living Lab 2nd Year Fellows

Group Members: Damon, Mary Sue, Avis, Alexander

Group 1 draft assignment

Directions to the Navy Yard (for those who cannot walk over with us)

http://www.brooklynnavyyard.org/direction.html

or

http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=300+Jay+Street&daddr=63+Flushing+Ave%2C+Brooklyn%2C+NY

 

Agenda:

9:30 – Meet in the faculty commons (second-year fellow meeting)
10:00 – walk to Navy Yards
10:15 – observe admirals row from Flatbush Avenue (Navy St. –N Elliot Pl.)
10:30 – Museum & divide up into groups and roles
10:45-11:30am – Explore the exhibition
11:30am – Tour of the Yard with Daniella
12:30pm – Lunch Museum Café / Work in Group
1:00-Work in Group
1:30 Debate

 

Four positions on” admiral row” to be debated by four teams.

  1. Proceed as outlined in RFP (preserving two buildings)
  2. Remove all the site buildings to complete a larger scale civic structure/Museum/University
  3. Refashion and secure some buildings of the buildings and transform site into a park
  4. Preserve all of admiral row and create a new use for the site

 

Reading assignment prior to the debate:

US Army corps of engineers review of buildings;
http://www.nan.usace.army.mil/business/buslinks/admiral/index.php?bldg

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation  Request For Proposals For A Developer Of Admirals Row. Pages 1-16;
http://www.brooklynnavyyard.org/AdmiralsRow/DeveloperRFP.pdf

 

Suggested Videos to watch on Youtube:

1.  Preserving Admiral’s Row (approx. 3 minutes)

 

2.  Admiral’s Row (approximately 2.5 minutes)

3.  Hearing of the Executive Committee of the Brooklyn Community Board considering the motion to develop Admiral’s Row – July, 2011  (approximately 16 minutes and VERY boring, but note opposition speaker at 13 minute mark)

 

Title of Activity: Use of Space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard: Should the city sell half of the navy yard to private owners?  Or, perhaps a debate about the recent transfer of the “Admirals Row” to the city and the plans for the property,  See http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/admirals-row/?scp=3&sq=brooklyn%20navy%20yard%202011&st=cse

 

http://allezallie.wordpress.com/2011/01/18/admirals-row/

http://gothamist.com/2009/02/02/inside_admirals_row.php#photo-1

 

Location/outside partner: Brooklyn Navy Yard/BWRC

Timeline for the session:

 

Preparation Activity Steps Learning Objectives Learning Outcomes Assessment
Decide upon overall learning goal 1.  Present the class with the question, divide the class into two  opposing groups To collaborate and coordinate with others to achieve a shared goal Work with teams, including those of diverse composition. Build consensus.
 Organized tour routes and outline important places to investigate 2. Field Trip – Take a tour of the site and document your observations through photographs, videos, and notes.3. Research historic and existing use.4. Interview existing and potential  tenants/owners5. Synthesize data.6. Present data. To recognize and document viable evidence Demonstrate an ability to recognize and interpret multiple forms of evidence (visual, oral, statistical, artifacts from material culture)
 Coordinate with local institutions to facilitate meetings and interviews  Map the site’s relationship to the neighborhood To use discipline-specific skills to support a larger thesis Use the arts, sciences and humanities as a forum for the study of values, ethical principles, and the physical world
 Develop an assignment packet with reference materials 7. Formulate defense and participate in debate. To be able to form a position and defend it under examination and within a larger discourse Show ability to contribute actively by applying knowledge to the identification and analysis of societal and professional problems to enact solutions.

 

 

 

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Agenda:

9:30 – Meet in the faculty commons (second-year fellow meeting)

10:00 – walk to Navy Yards

10:15 – observe admirals row from Flatbush Avenue (Navy St. –N Elliot Pl.)

10:30 – Museum & divide up into groups and roles

10:45-11:30am – Explore the exhibition

11:30am – Tour of the Yard with Daniella

12:30pm – Lunch Museum Café / Work in Group

1:00-Work in Group

1:30 Debate

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