COMPETITION | Connect Kendall Square


The Connect Kendall Square  Design Competition is organised by the City of Cambridge, USA and directed under the auspices of the Office of the City Manager and the Community Development Department. The Connect Kendall Square Open Space Competition is a unique opportunity to plan and implement a vision for the entire open space network in Kendall Square and vicinity. The City is looking for new thinking with respect to the overall public realm, connections, programming, and place making.

Connect Kendall Square: An Open Space Competition is a three-stage process:

  • Stage I: Request for individual qualifications to select Team Leaders to participate in Stage II based on qualifications and approach to the project and potential team composition.
  • Stage II: Request for Team qualifications and interviews with the Jury to select complete Teams to participate in Stage III based on overall team composition and organization.
  • Stage III: Planning and Design Competition to select a Framework Plan.

Stage I Dates

July 15: Launch Planning and Design Competition *
August 19: Stage I Submission Due
August 27 – 28: Stage I Jury Session
September 4: Invitations Issued for Stage II *

For more information go to the Connect Kendall Square  Design Competition website



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