Shortlist announced for St.Petersburg Pier Competition 2.0

The shortlist has been announced for the St.Petersburg Pier Design Competition. After Michael Maltzan Architecture – “The Lens” competition winning design was cancelled in 2013 after extensive public consultation, the city is looking for a new design for the pier. The City of St.Petersburg has enbarked on a truncated design competition for The New St. Petersburg Pier. The shortlist of six design firms (whittled down from 18) has been announced…..


ahha! design group
ahha! architecture; WATG; New Quarter; Taylor Engineering; HR&A; Arup;

Alfonso Architects
Alfonso Architects; Walter P. Moore & Associates; Volt-Air Consulting Engineers; Applied Technology & Management (ATM); Kimley-Horn; Tampa Bay Watch; George F. Young Inc.; Terracon Consulatants;

FR-EE; Civitas; Mesh; Vickstrom; Faller Davis; Arup; CC&A;

Ross Barney Architects
Ross Barney Architects; Long & Associates, Inc; Placemaker Design Studio; Hatcher Engineering; Aro Engineering; X Aqua Marketing & Communication, Inc.; Terracon; Willis Construction Consulting, Inc.; Scheda Ecological Associates; Gary Mormino; Adeas-Q; Engineering Specialties Group; Polaris Associates, Inc.; Nathan Griswold, Inhabitect, Llc.;

Rogers Partners, ASD and Ken Landscape Architecture
Rogers Partners; WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architecture; ASD Architects; Stantec; TLC Engineering For Architecture; Tucker/Hall; CCA Associates; AtelierTen;

VOA Associates Incorporated
VOA Associates Incorporated; Hoberman Associates, Inc; Applied Technology & Management (ATM);

St.Pete Design Group
St. Pete Design Group; Phil Graham; Dew; Tlc; Walter P. Moore; Buro Happold; Mclaren; Janicki Environmental; George F. Young; Beck Technology;

W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, LLC
W Architecture & Landscape Architecture; Stantec; Muser Ruetledge; James Lima Associaties; Robert Silman Associates; Coastal Tech Corporation; Kimberly Jackson; Two Twelve;

During stage two, the shortlisted design teams will each receive a $30,000 stipend to submit an initial design concept, complete with reports, renderings, cost estimates and a description of how the programmatic elements meet the findings of the Pier Working Group. The deadline for concept submissions is December 12, 2014 with Selection Committee determines finalists in early 2015 with construction scheduled to start in 2017.



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