The 360 is an abandoned silo repurposed into the perfect destination for visitors seeking a "real city break" and eager to learn more about what the Hudson River has to offer with its naturally beautiful landscape and biodiversity. This interactive observatory offers families of all ages a place to come together and learn more about the history behind Hudson Valley while comfortably enjoying the immersive experience both inside and out of the silo. 
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THE CHALLENGE
To repurpose an abandoned silo situated alongside the Hudson Valley in New York. The new program should consider the current clients residing in the area and offer a new business opportunity in the space. 
Magnifying Small Spaces |November 2019 - December 2019
SITE: 1626 NY 213
Hudson Valley is known for its diversity of outdoor activities with its natural terrain. It is popular especially in the fall, offering its visitors a real city break with its artsy and historical culture, trending in the area. The given site sits conveniently in this location, in the heart of Ulster County, right beside the Hudson River.
USER GROUPS
In addition to the hosts of the complex, tourists and guests are invited to the silo for a fun experiential opportunity to explore the views of the Hudson Valley and learn more about its history, all in one. 
PROGRAMS
EXHIBIT A: SHORT FILMS
Enter into the display of a short clip based on your choice of a local movie or one of Yan's (client) creations.
> Pain of Glory 
> The story of homeforest 
EXHIBIT B: PICTURE HERE
Make your way to the second interactive display screen and choose your landscape to be shown around the walls. Immerse yourself into the beautiful atmosphere of the Hudson Valley.
> The Catskills 
> The Heart of the Hudson
EXHIBIT C: SPOT THIS
Take a step out for some fresh air or check out the learning nook to discover local plans and animals present in homeforest using the pre-positioned telescopes. Be sure to stay for a sunrise or sunset to really experience the breathtaking panoramic views. 
> Blue Wild Indigo Baptisia australis
> Sanaan dairy goats
FINAL POSTER PRESENTATION

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