Cully Park Community Garden Shed Prototypes
Portland, Oregon 2012
The urban agriculture setting of the community garden is just one part of a broader effort by the non-profit ‘Let Us Build Cully Park’ Coalition to restructure a former landfill site into a public park for the Cully Neighborhood in Northeast Portland.
A simple design prototype ‘kit of parts’ was developed for sheds of various sizes, to be built over time; that could provide for ADA accessibility and meet DEQ requirements for a well ventilated structure on the reclaimed brownfield site. Sourcing of materials and construction skills were also part of the community-based and educational approach advocated by the client team.