Navy Pier officials listed the five design teams selected to compete in the final phase of the Navy Pier competition. Each international design team, consisting of architects, urban designers, landscape architects and many other design professionals, is required to submit design proposals for the Chicago Pierscape and undergo an oral interview with officials. The schematic designs will be exhibited to the public in early February and the winning proposal will be announced later that month.
The five teams selected are lead by AECOM, Aedas Architects, James Corner Field Operations, !melk and the Xavier Vendrell Studio – the only team lead by a Chicagoan. Continue reading after the break for the complete list of the teams.
AECOM BIG Lead Pencil Studio Project Projects Speirs + Major WET Design Davis Langdon Christy Webber Tivoli International Eden Project
Aedas Architects Martha Schwartz Partners Halcrow Yolles Solomon Cordwell Buenz Marshall Brown Projects Pentagram Fisher Marantz Stone Suzanne Randolph Fine Arts Davis Brody Bond Atelier Dreiseitl GMBH Dan Euser Ned Kahn Studios Hoerr Schaudt Action Sport Development Marks Barfield Architects Lou Raizin Gregory Hummel
James Corner Field Operations Terry Guen Design Associates nArchitects Bruce Mau Design Leo Villareal L’Observatoire International Ed Marszewski Fluidity Design Consultants Patrick Blanc John Greenlee & Associates Chris Wangro Billings Jackson Buro Happold Primera HR&A Advisors ETM Associates
!melk HOK UrbanLab Terry Guen Design Associates Thirst Zoe Ryan Conservation Design Forum HR&A Advisors Magnusson Klemencic Associates Sam Schwartz Engineering Leni Schwendinger LIGHT projects CMS Fountain Consultants Karin Bacon Enterprises
Xavier Vendrell Studio Grimshaw Architects Tom Leader Studio Harley Ellis Devereaux Arup Studio Lab Schuler Shook Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle Lisa D. Freiman Creative Time Nelson Nygaard Fluidity Faithful + Gould
View our previous coverage for more information about the competition.