Astin Jacobo Center

Astin Jacobo Center

Astin Jacobo Center

Astin Jacobo is a study for an interactive green facility that would educate the Crotona neighborhood community in The Bronx on sustainability and green jobs with training programs, farm classes and a sustainability center.


community entry
Community Entry
The project is meant to improve the quality of middle school education by creating a state-of-the-art facility for children.
building section
Building Section
aerial concept sketch
Aerial Concept Sketch
site plan
Site Plan
It provides more access to fitness opportunities though a gym, dojo, dance studios and baseball field.
roof top
Rooftop Green Space
The proposal was meant to increase access to healthy food through a community kitchen, farmers market and garden/greenhouse.
play street
Play Street
With sustainability as key driver of this project, it also intended support local artists with a community theater and art exhibits. Overall, the project sustains the earth, the neighborhood, and the organization. 
Year
2008
Location
Bronx, New York
Typology
Schools
Design Team
Jonathan Marvel, Guido Hartray
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