work completed while at !melk landscape architecture and urban design
Buildings and streets as barriers to a unified public realm.
Pedestrian paths from hotels and parking bypassed a great deal of the "Disney Experience"
Existing "immersion zone" is completley bypassed by a majority of guests arriving from Disney's structure parking.
Existing hotels and hotel parking
Desired hotel district of the future
Reorganized pedestrian flows to focus on experiential procession
Unique identity as the pedestrian processes through the space. Each zone has a unique experience and function to move the user through the space.
Future overall program diagram
Section at new hotel district
Section through "the under" at the main plaza between Disneyland and the California Adventure Park
Section at the east esplanade exiting towards new parking
Walking towards the main plaza from the East Esplanade
Looking towards the bridge from the East Esplanade
Exiting the structured parking deck and into a fully immersive pedestiran realm.
Looking out of the monorail going towards downtown Disney
The main plaza's "carrots"