The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has selected six finalists for the 2015 Urban Open Space Award competition, which recognizes public spaces that benefit and revitalize their surrounding communities. This was the first year that ULI expanded the program to include global submissions. “The submissions from this year are representative of how quality urban open space has become more than just an amenity for cities,” said jury chair Michael Covarrubias. “The international diversity of the projects is reflective of how developers continually work to meet global demand by the public for the inclusion of healthy places in cities.” See all of the finalists after the break. Marina Bay; Singapore/Singapore/Urban Redevelopment Authority The 3.5km long waterfront promenade features two pedestrian bridges that encircles a 48ha waterbody. It generates a ‘water piazza’, that becomes a meeting place and focal point for celebrations and activities.
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