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Stoss Landscape Urbanism Selected to Design Chouteau Greenway for St. Louis

16:00 - 12 May, 2018
Stoss Landscape Urbanism Selected to Design Chouteau Greenway for St. Louis, Courtesy of Stoss Landscape Urbanism
Courtesy of Stoss Landscape Urbanism

Ever since the City of St. Louis approved a sales tax to fund public greenways in 2000, citizens and planners have imagined a bike and pedestrian path along the city’s main east-west corridor. Last week, that vision was brought to life as Stoss Landscape Urbanism was selected to design the Chouteau Greenway. Their proposed strip of green space and walkways will stretch from the iconic Gateway Arch at the city’s eastern end to downtown, from there extending to Foster Park, which sits adjacent to Washington University in St. Louis on the city’s western edge.

Stoss + SHoP Beat Out Bofill, OMA for Downtown Dallas Re-Design

01:00 - 14 March, 2014
Stoss + SHoP Beat Out Bofill, OMA for Downtown Dallas Re-Design, © Stoss + SHoP, Courtesy of A/N
© Stoss + SHoP, Courtesy of A/N

The results are in: Dallas has selected Stoss + SHoP’s “Hyper Density Hyper Landscape” (HDHL) over finalists Ricardo Bofill and OMA+AMO to reunite its downtown with the neighboring Trinity River. The winning team’s pragmatic approach aims to activates the region’s “full potential” by introducing an alternating “grid-green” development that will transform 176 acres into three new “dynamic, mixed-used” neighborhoods.

“The idea is very clear and compelling,” stated the jury. “There’s much left to be resolved in details but the diagram of the green coming into the city and the city going into the Trinity is a very powerful diagram that should become a strategy for managing change as the community moves forward.”

Three Teams Shortlisted to Re-Envision Downtown Dallas

01:00 - 29 July, 2013
Three Teams Shortlisted to Re-Envision Downtown Dallas, Courtesy of Dallas CityDesign Studio
Courtesy of Dallas CityDesign Studio

OMA*AMO (New York), Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura (Barcelona), and Stoss Landscape Urbanism (Boston) with SHoP (New York) have been selected as the top three teams to re-envision Dallas’s urban center and its connection to the Trinity River Corridor. The teams kickstarted the final leg of the competition this past weekend with a summer workshop, symposium and site visit alongside local developers and city officials. All three final proposals will be unveiled to the public this mid-October with a lecture series host by each team (dates and information here). A winner is expected to be selected shortly after.