Update: St. Petersburg Pier Design Competition Finalists Present to Public

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The three finalists of the St. Petersburg Pier competition presented their proposals to a panel of jurors and nearly 200 people, as the presentation was open to the public. BIG started the day off with the Wave and was followed by Michael Maltzan Architecture’s presentation of the Lens. The day concluded with West 8’s proposal, the People’s Pier. Concerns of cost and shade dominated the conversation, as well as materiality, permitting, storm ratings and boating. According to the Tampa Bay online report, the Lens and the Wave generated the most positive attention, stating the People’s Pier received “a more restrained response.” The panel will announce their decision on January 20th.

Click here to check out the final three design proposals featured on ArchDaily.

Watch the presentations online and provide your feedback here on the official city website of St. Petersburg.

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "Update: St. Petersburg Pier Design Competition Finalists Present to Public" 27 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=195513>

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    BIG seriously begin to run out of ideas hence their design vocabulary seems to reiterate itself at the frequency rate of BI´s “sort ofs” during the presentation.

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