Current water conditions: Brief explanation of the current flooding conditions
Current water conditions: Brief explanation of current flooding strategies
History Brief description of the development of Houston’s flood control over time.
History Some major recent instances of flooding in Houston.
My plan A brief narrative describing my intent to change Houston’s view of how it reacts to water.
My plan Narrative describing the overall drainage plan, emphasizing the idea that the water will be drained quickly away from most areas that shouldn’t flood towards areas designed to contain the water.
Large scale Map of a Houston area illustrating the macro level drainage plan from flat areas to the bayou
Macro sketches Basic diagrams to Illustrate the concept of using terraces to hold water for periods of time
Macro sketches Basic diagrams to Illustrate the concept of using buildings to affect water flow
Macro sketches Basic diagrams illustrating the multiple ways the bayou transition can flood.
Macro sketches Basic diagrams to Illustrate the concept of bringing water into a space, storing it, and re-using it.
Micro sketches Sketches of various details of the plans incorporated in one page.
Micro sketches Narrative describing attempt to place these ideas on different conditions along the bayous
My plan area 1 Describe this particular bayou condition
My plan area 2 Describe this particular bayou condition
My plan area 3 Describe this particular bayou condition
Projected schedule Week 1 Tuesday first attempt at basic diagrams locate topo maps overal drainage plan diagram Friday finalize basic diagrams finalize overall drainage plan diagram draw sections from topo map Week 2 Tuesday first attempt at site specific diagrams site 1 first attempt at site specific diagram site 2 first attempt at site specific diagram site 3 Friday continue working on these diagrams (add more detail to all three) finish any details needed Week 3 Tuesday basic models for each site, no materials or lighting Friday add lighting and materials begin booklet
Projected schedule Week 4 Tuesday finalize renderings consolidate and add narrative to presentation from previous presentations continue booklet Friday add any last minute info to presentation format presentation graphically continue booklet basic layout of poster Week 5 (take part or all of this week off) Tuesday finalize poster layout continue booklet finish graphic layout of powerpoint Friday finish booklet finish powerpoint finish poster design