Chouteau Greenway International Design Competition

Chouteau Greenway International Design Competition

Great Rivers Greenway is leading a major public-private partnership to establish the conceptual plan for the Chouteau Greenway in St. Louis through this design competition. The goal of the project is to connect the areas of Washington University and Forest Park to Downtown and the Gateway Arch and Mississippi Riverfront. With spurs north and south and many other destinations along the way, the greenway will connect area neighborhoods, employment centers, parks, transit, and dozens of cultural and educational institutions.

The Chouteau Greenway will be part of the overall network of greenways being built by Great Rivers Greenway and partners. This competition invites designers to think beyond the trail itself to create active, vibrant spaces and destinations along the way. The competition process and resulting conceptual design will help partners determine a plan and schedule for designing, engineering, and building each additional portion of the overall greenway.

Interested design teams can register and download the Competition Manual at and must submit their qualifications by November 21, 2017 to be considered.

A Jury, comprised of local and international experts, will use the Design Goals to evaluate each design team’s submitted qualifications and recommend four teams to compete in Stage II. Those four teams will be offered an honorarium to work on a conceptual design, which will be reviewed by the public and presented to the Jury in late April 2018. The winning team will finalize their design, completing the program, in June 2018.

Sponsored by: Arch to Park Collaborative, City of St. Louis, Forest Park Forever, Grand Center Inc., Great Rivers Greenway, Great Rivers Greenway Foundation, Green Street St. Louis, Lawrence Group, Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Washington University Medical Center

Jurors: Maurice Cox, FAIA, Planning and Development Director for the City of Detroit; Antionette D. Carroll, Founder and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab in St. Louis; Gavin Kroeber, Artist and Head of the Interdisciplinary Curatorial Office for The Studio for Art & Urbanism; Deborah J. Patterson, retired VP of Global Contributions and Employee Engagement at Monsanto in St. Louis; Mark W. Johnson, FASLA, Founder of Civitas in Denver; Ed Hassinger, P.E., Chief Engineer of the Missouri Department of Transportation; Adèle Naudé Santos, FAIA, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Allison Grace Williams, FAIA, Architect and Urban Designer at AGWms_studio; and Alternate Juror Don Roe, Executive Director of the City of St. Louis’ Planning and Urban Design Agency.

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Cite: "Chouteau Greenway International Design Competition" 13 Oct 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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