Archinect - News 2015-11-24T23:27:30-05:00 Oysters Could Save New York From More Sandys Archinect 2013-11-12T19:42:00-05:00 >2013-11-18T21:34:17-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Kate Orff wants to grow oysters in New York&rsquo;s Jamaica Bay. Not for you to eat, but to save the shore from mighty storms. Great piles of mollusks will diffuse the energy of 10-to-15-foot waves, like those from Sandy that shattered boardwalks and beach homes and shot like missiles up city streets.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> SCAPE with Rogers Marvel named Water Works park designers Archinect 2013-07-09T17:40:00-04:00 >2013-07-15T19:12:49-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>SCAPE and Rogers Marvel will shape one of the most dynamic destinations on the Mississippi River, the Minneapolis Parks Foundation and Minneapolis Park &amp; Recreation Board announced today. The team was selected to create a schematic design for Water Works, a Minneapolis Park Board-owned riverfront district including the former Fuji Ya restaurant site and centered on St. Anthony Falls, the only true waterfall on the Mississippi River &ndash; &ldquo;America&rsquo;s fourth coast.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="" target="_blank">Minneapolis&rsquo; Water Works Competition Shortlists West 8, SCAPE, Gustafson Guthrie Nicol</a></p> Minneapolis’ Water Works Competition Shortlists West 8, SCAPE, Gustafson Guthrie Nicol Alexander Walter 2013-06-13T18:03:00-04:00 >2013-06-18T22:52:47-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="760" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Minneapolis Parks Foundation has announced a shortlist of three award-winning design teams for the schematic design project Water Works: A Next Generation Park on Minneapolis&rsquo; Central Riverfront. The teams are Gustafson Guthrie Nicol with VJAA and Interboro (Seattle/Minneapolis/New York); SCAPE with Rogers Marvel (New York); and Team West 8 (Rotterdam/New York).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> SCAPE Wins Lexington Town Branch Commons Competition Alexander Walter 2013-02-06T18:36:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:39:12-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A five-member jury has selected the winner of the Town Branch Commons Design Competition in Lexington, Kentucky. The brief calls for the creation of a long, serpentine park following the path of a historic stream in downtown Lexington. From a shortlist of five finalists, the entry "Reviving Town Branch" by SCAPE / Landscape Architecture team was chosen as the winning proposal.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Other finalists were Coen+Partners, Minneapolis; Civitas, Denver; Inside Outside: Petra Blaisse, Amsterdam; and JDS / Julien De Smedt Architects, Copenhagen.</p> <p> Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Five teams shortlisted for Town Branch Commons in Lexington, Kentucky</a></p>