Assignment: create a bike-share/bus stop that relies on natural systems
Site: JPJ arena
Problems: no clear bike path connection from JPJ to university, no activity for large swaths of time during the day, high degree of motor vehicle domination (parking lots, fast roads)
Approach: create a series of solar-powered bike stop pavilions that collect energy during the day and act as lamps at night. Provide security in a under-activated area through lighting. Provide microclimates through operable shading mechanisms that create nooks of warmth in winter and cross-breezes in the summer. Seating will be concrete (warmed by sun in winter, shaded to remain cool during the summer). Each operable shading device will be covered in solar-powered panels on one side and led night lights on the other.