Arborescenceis an inter-generationalmixed-usedesign proposal. The site, Gambetta, overlooks the Maine river bank on the edge of a historical district and new development, simultaneously. To achieve a certain level of urban biodiversity, a lush garden is encircled by a balanced variety of private and community spaces.
The program includessenior housing, 15residentialunits, achildcare center,co-workingspaces, and amenities. Units were designed with comfort and flexibility in mind; for potential future expansion or reconfiguration.Arborescencenot only merges international influences with local culture, but would also contribute to the economy by creating new jobs, supporting startups, and promote art.