The ‘harvest community dining hall’ is a community center located in the Barden Family Orchard that provides a benevolent atmosphere that welcomes any refugees into America. The community center is built off of a large dining space that is intended to host a substantial Thanksgiving dinner for the incoming refugees. I chose to arrange my spaces with the intention of representing a rock impacting the water’s surface. The initial design originated from two planes that cut into the topography of the landscape with orthogonal structures that impeded upon the two planes. The spaces were divided into two floors where the subdivisions can symbiotically exist. For example, the food cooperative is covered with a greenhouse that the refugees can use to grow food. The interaction between the spaces promotes a harmonious sense of community throughout the design. 
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