Chromatopia: Wet Site is the exploration of a chroma-topography as a cognitive and dynamiic game landscape for children. Blue, white, black, and green map a set of changing affinities between material program, building and landscape. Play and learning are explored to define new park and wetland infrastructural patterns, educational programming, and topographical poetics.
The program asked for the design of a combined park and schoolyard as a place for exploration and learning for children and young adults. The specific requirements were as follows: Park – Entrance/ Parking, Outdoor Play Areas, Hockey,Basketball, & Soceer Fields, and Wetlands Retention Areas, School- Six Modular Classrooms, Cafeteria, & Community Building.
The site is located in the Fraser River Basin in East Clayton, British Columbia, Canada. The site will contain a retention area and wetland area and will play a role in the green plan of the area.