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    Cover
        Page 1
    Project importance
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        Page 3
    Site location
        Page 4
    Site context
        Page 5
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
        Page 10
        Page 11
        Page 12
    Analysis
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        Page 18
        Page 19
        Page 20
        Page 21
        Page 22
        Page 23
    Project goals
        Page 24
    Connectivity
        Page 25
        Page 26
    Concept
        Page 27
    Masterplan
        Page 28
    Detail design
        Page 29
        Page 30
        Page 31
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Rockvail
active community planning
for a post-industrial site

Chris Cianfaglione

Senior Capstone Terminus Project
Final Project Presentation
April 23, 2010
University of Florida
College of Design Construction and Planning
Department of Landscape Architecture
Faculty Advisor:
Les Linscott







Project Importance


display of multiple disciplinary skills


creating p


aces


people want to be


advocates


for development that


creative


sensitive


to environment


forward thinking


show multiple


scopes


landscape


architecture deals with


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Project Importance

Key Issues


Time


2035 scheduled quarry completion

growth of west Alachua County
Newberry
High Springs
Alachua
20% of total county growth

71,000 persons increase by 2035
US census data


Scale


Alachua County
connectivity
Site
connectivity
multiple land uses -integration
maximize open space
environmental sensitivity
Program Elements
connectivity i
maximize user experience
maximize open space
smart, sustainable desgin
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Chi Cinagin -okal active o m nt plnnn fo a post-in









Florida Rock Industries limestone
quarries and cement plant

20 miles west of Gainesville, FL
north of downtown Newberry, FL


4,280 acr
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1,200 acr


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the
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size of entire UF campus
of fresh water lakes


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Character


Downtown Newberry


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Character


Canterbury
60 acres


Equestrian Club


Covered Arena Seating for 2000
Clubhouse with Show Office & Party Area
3 Outdoor rings
5 Show barns holding 200 12' X 12' stalls
Cross Country Novice, Training
Warm Up Areas
16 Wash Racks
2 Announcer Towers


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Character


Newberry


Sports


Complex


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Historic


Structures


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Character


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Character


Historic Phosphate Quarries


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Character


Limestone Quarries


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county Scale


Roads


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State


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Rail


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Lakes and Streams


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Trails
Multi-Use Trails


Hiking


Trails


Equestrian


Trails


Biking Trails


Major


- major tr


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Roads


ails located at


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state


parks


Hammock Preserve State Park


Rise Preserve State Park


- need for trails
86 miles hiking trails


- 40 miles nature


study trails


- 36 miles biking trails


- 38 miles equestrian
- 43 miles off-road re


trails


creation


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*north south disconnect


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County Scale


Void


Countywide Overall Open


Space


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Canopy


Pine Groves
acceptable for d


development


Natural Vegetation
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Elevation


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Qualitative


Connections


Important


Good View


Features


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Plant


Views


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Opportunities & Constraints


maximum


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and low preservation


suitability


acceptable for development
and vegetative remediation


minimimal


development


potential


and high preservation


suitability


Connections


- maximize on

Important FE


& off-site connections


.atures


- incorporate into


program


and plan


Good


Views


- maximize good


viewsheds


Cement


Plant


Views


- provide for mediation of negative view


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County Scale


- Light-Rail


solutions for a


Site


Newberry High


Springs Alachua Archer Gainesville
& Site connections


Scale


Create an active community masterplan which focuses on


action sports enthusiasts


and compete,


as wel I


by creating a


place to


live, practice,


as a destination attraction for the


- Propose


green


corridors for county connections


to the site that provide for pedestrian use and


interconnect Newberry High
- Archer Gainesville & Site


- introduce design strategies to


topography


Springs Alachua


- all designs to


maximize


unique


on site


utilize the


best practices


in sustainability,


stormwater


management throughout the plan.


- provide


optimal


hiking and


biking trails for public use which


interconnect the elements throughout the site and


goals at the


larger scale


- need for additional schools


- introduce


a site sensitive


mixed


use development


- introduce


site features to encourage action


sports


- provide for a


reuse


plan


of the TS


Baker Cement Plant by


creating a


public park set


in an


industrial


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I- Satellite Community Connections


Large Scale Tranist Route Planning


,


Goals -
To reduce negative impacts of automobile
travel on riders and the environment by ALACH
decreasing dependence on automobiles
for transit throughout Alachua County
and promote public transportation
through faster tranist times, and
sustainable, comfortable travel


Ultra Light Rail (ULR)
30-60 Passengers/Train
15-30 Minute wait times between trains
111 intensive support system (rails, stations)
Automated navigation

Personal Rapid Transit (PRT)
4-10 Passengers/Train ARCHER
5-10 Minute wait times between trains
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Large Scale Green Corridor Connectivity
Key Issues
protection from rail and vehicular traffic
allow for variation in design for multiple
transit situations
integration of multiple user types
pedestrian biking equine
interest points along route for way finding
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Legend
- Multi-Use Trails
- Hiking Trails
-Equestrian Trails
Biking Trails

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30' reenway coordo ber 18' rabuffe50' road lanes
L 30' greenway cooridorJ-40' berm...18' ra i-l I1O buffer-I------ 50' road- -4 lanes


5' Sidewalk
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10' Green Corridor ROW 2-Lane Road 32' ROW Vegetated Swale


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-cluster development to south

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solution for smart commercial

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the two main quarry lakes

a reuse plan for the cement plant

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Community Development


Equestrian Community


- (42) 5-8 acre


lots


-(32) stables
- barn and tack shop


- (16 room)


plantation


house


Legend
water


stormwater
retention
public open space


bed and brea kfast
- waterfront community park


- connection to Canterb


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low-density residential

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Lakefront Community


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acre lots
residential


homes


all


with direct views to lake
(some with direct access)


- terracing


utilized


development


to maximize


potential


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low-density residential
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Family Oriented Community


- development centered around open space


* (460) D.U. on


1/6 1/2 acre


- introduction of elementary &
multiple uses


jr. high


schools


- high

- band

- large


level


of walkability


shell for events


open


lawn


- interpretive water feature


- addition


of 3 soccer fields


and 1 football stadium


- integration


Legend


of stormwater


management


water
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public open space


low-density residential

equine trails

green trails network


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- different approach to strip development


- retail and


commercial


hub surrounded


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and housing


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*(120)


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mix-use


lots


bldgs


*1,350,000 sq.ft. commercial/retail


- integration


of rail


stop


- comprehensive stormwater management


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Golf


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-18-hole championship course with

full facilities:
*practice greens

*driving range


cart house


*clubhouse with


fine


-site sensitive


layout


-maximize

lakes and


views


of


quarries


-minimize footprint for


maximum


open


space


phosphate quarries
golf course


practice greens


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-reuse


historic home as check-in and


visitor


center


2-4person


sensitive


bungalows


place


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lakes

phosphate quarries

golf course


practice greens


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bungalow hiking trail

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Water Sports Park & Marina


-25 acre waterfront park


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*28 jet ski


and trailer


parking


with:


waterfront park


beach

marina


slips


*repair and service center

with dry storage


jet ski competition course


-sports


park office and


board shop


wakeboard cable pull


-beach along lake edge for sports viewing
-2 wakeboard cable pull systems


-jet ski competition


course


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-motocross training and


competition


facilities


-230 acres


including event


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*grass


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550 cars


*parking garage for 350 cars


*permanent and
*permanent and


* large


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* beginners


*intermediate


*advanced


*air freestyle & training


-track facilities


*safe viewing areas for spectators
*2 announcers towers


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hiking trails


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-120 rooms


-panoramic top floor


-parking for 360


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restaurant


phosphate quarries


cars


-maximize views of adjacent quarries


hotel


-event use


*extreme sports competitions
*site visitors


parking garage


* TS Baker conference


center


surface parking


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TS Baker Landscape Park

Introduce a public park which
integrates the existing cement
plant as a hands-on feature
and impressive backdrop,
while creating a unique
urban/industrial feeling
landscape park.
Interpretation
-tell story of the cement plant
and processes previously
used on site
Program Elements
urban park
limestone graveyard
quarry lake promenade
water plaza
kiln ga rden
children play area
chromatic garden
extreme sports elements


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Urban Park


- main


parking


- visitors center and


office


- convention


center and


plaza


plaza


Issues


- framing views for night lighting
- scale & comfort of paths
- use of mounding to break up
space, and allow for discovery


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3. fountain
4. visitors center


6. seating area


7. sculpture


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Limestone Graveyard

interpretation:
-represents the end of
life in the ground
-gives an uncomfortab
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impact of humans


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on the landscape


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- rising up
- awkward angles
- minimal outward views


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Promenade


interpretation:
-represents the result of limestone
mining operations


-explains process and
on the site

- clean cut limestone
-seating areas for


history of


mining


views


of la ke


- large unique lighting
- solution for extreme


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Water Plaza .
water chiller reuse as interactive exhibit
addition of large scale sculptural water feature
terraced plaza and cascades
allow for use
use of main shallow pool
fresh water ma rs h a nd la ke
t interactive stormwater treatment
water wall and cascade steps down to
marsh

Interpre t a tion
show importance of water for cement
plant in an impressive manner
white noise
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loud noises of the plant
understanding of stormwater '
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of elements


ropes course


gym &


pits


eatery


-interactive fountain


in central


plaza


Issues


-access vs.


restriction of


movement


-increasing visibility


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seating with visibility for parents

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1. cafe
2. glimbing jungle gym
3. climbing ropes course


4. mega slide


5. interactive fountain


6. sand pits


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Extreme


Sports


Elements


- covered


training and


skateboard/BMX


competition


facilities with spectator
seating


- 220' drop


repelling of tower


- 220' bungee jump


- motocross


competition


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- 235' observation


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Rockvail
active community planning Overall Site Masterplan
for a post-industrial site

Legend
lakes

phosphate quarries
stormwater
retention
public open space

low-density residential

medium-density residential I ......... .

mix-use
commercial / retail : .
II structures
green trails network
equine trails .
bike trails
hiking trails
mix-use trails ;
campground
extreme sports elements ~


beach : .

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jet ski competition course


S wakeboard cable pull


jumps

golf course

Practice greens

eco-lodge bungalows.
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SCALE: 1/2" = 100' Chris Cianfaglione
2010 Senior Capstone Terminal Project
Faculty Advisor: Les Linscott




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