Detroit by Design 2012 Competition Winning Proposal / Matthew Edward Getch + Maciej Woroniecki

Aerial Perspective of Hart Plaza

Aiming to create a riverfront like none other in the world, landscape architect and architect Maciej Woroniecki shared with us their proposal in the Detroit by Design 2012 competition where they received the 2nd overall prize and the first prize for the People’s Choice Award. The goals of their proposal were born from ’s apparent weakness. They established linear interventions which recognized the severed parks and green networks and utilized them to reconnect the citizens of back to the riverfront through pedestrian friendly portals. More images and architects’ description after the break.