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Weddle Gilmore and !melk Redesign Phoenix's Hance Park

01:00 - 26 May, 2014
Weddle Gilmore and !melk Redesign Phoenix's Hance Park, Entrance Plaza. Image © !melk
Entrance Plaza. Image © !melk

Within a decade, the city of Phoenix, Arizona will transform a 32-acre downtown urban park into a vibrant cultural hub. Spanning over one half mile of U.S. Interstate Highway 10, the recently-approved, competition-winning masterplan was envisioned by New York's !melk and locally based WEDDLE GILMORE black rock studio.

More on the masterplan, after the break...

Löwenpark Melk / Smertnik Kraut Architekten

01:00 - 21 September, 2013
© Bruno Klomfar
© Bruno Klomfar
  • Architects

  • Location

    Melk, Austria
  • Design & Project Team

    Johannes Kraut, Thomas Mayerhofer, Rene Schmid
  • Project Management

    Office Stickelberger
  • Area

    11479.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

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Update: Navy Pier design teams present to the public

19:00 - 30 January, 2012
Existing Image of the Navy Pier © Stephen Hanafin via flickr - Used under <a href=''>Creative Commons</a>
Existing Image of the Navy Pier © Stephen Hanafin via flickr - Used under Creative Commons

Starting tomorrow, the five design teams selected to redesign the outdoor spaces of Chicago’s Navy Pier will begin to reveal their schemes to the public. Lead by AECOM, Aedas Architects, James Corner Field Operations, !melk and the Xavier Vendrell Studio, each team will be given thirty minutes to present their ideas, followed by a ten minute question and answer session. The presentations will take place on January 31st and February 1st at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Continue reading for the presentation schedules and more information on the competition.

St. Petersburg Pier Design Competition Announces Semi-finalists

04:00 - 5 August, 2011
Photo by Matthew Paulson
Photo by Matthew Paulson

The St. Petersburg Pier, a long-adored and long-outdated West Florida cultural attraction, has unveiled the semi-finalists in its international redesign competition. Of the twenty-three qualified inquiries received, nine were chosen to move forward in the contest. The competition attracted big names in the architecture world; BIG, West 8 Urban Design, James Corner Field Operations, and HOK Architects were among the participants.

More on the St. Petersburg Pier after the break.