2011 Projects Review | July – September

December 31, 2011,AEDT

July Rogers Marvel Architects wins President’s Park South Design Competition Sharpeville Memorial Garden, a procession through the garden | GREENinc Landscape Architecture Sowwah Island Central Park and Spanish Steps | Abu Dhabi UAE | MESA

Savery Plaza | University of Washington | SvR Design

September 7, 2011,AEDT

Linking the University of Washington’s historic Raitt and Savery Halls, Savery Plaza serves as a bridge between two exceptional campus open spaces: the Arts Quad and Denny Yard. Use of the plaza ebbs and flows during the day, filtering and distributing pedestrians between various campus destinations,. The University’s goals for | Read More

MRDC | Turenscape: THE RESILIENT RIVER

February 7, 2011,AEDT

Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition Finalist Our design approach celebrates the Resilient River; we believe in the power of nature to heal, and the relevance of the River in the life of the people of Minneapolis. We take the long view, and see that changes in industry along the banks have | Read More

SvR gives transparency to Bell Street Park design

December 2, 2010,AEDT

Seattle-based SvR is currently leading the design and engineering of the innovative Bell Street Park, a 3-block hybrid of park activities and street functions. The project will give an outdoor living room to residents of Belltown, one of Seattle’s densest neighborhoods, while accommodating auto, bus, bicycle, and emergency vehicle access.

Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition finalists announced

November 9, 2010,AEDT

Recently the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Minneapolis Parks Foundation, with Creative Partners, University of Minnesota College of Design and Walker Art Center  announced the finalists for the Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition. Fifty-five design teams responded to the RFQ, and the 13-member jury noted that the quality was exceptionally high. Says | Read More

SvR + Hewitt designing Seattle’s streets

February 24, 2010,AEDT

In October 2009, Seattle Parks selected SvR Design + Hewitt as the primary design consultant for four Belltown blocks, from First to Fifth Avenues will be turned into Seattle’s first park boulevard with swales and natural landscaping. Last month SvR Design + Hewitt presented two different design options for Bell | Read More