Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is a location whose identity is its layered manufacturing history. Within the infrastructural system of corridors that organizes its urban fabric exists a tectonic language of an architecture whose purpose is in providing opportunities for making. Operating within one of these corridors, the Identity Factory allows that an individual become aware of activity shaping his or her own identity, the relationship of that identity to a greater context, and the potential to define oneself engaged in a cultural landscape through the process of manufacturing
Bartash, Peter W., "Identity Factory: the Mass Production of the Masses, Greenpoint, Brooklyn" (2009). Architecture Theses. Paper 25.