Archinect - News 2017-10-19T17:37:30-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150018240/studio-gang-releases-design-for-memphis-riverfront-concept Studio Gang releases design for Memphis Riverfront Concept Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-18T19:19:00-04:00 >2017-07-18T19:26:20-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r64w3oev00r0qec0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r64w3oev00r0qec0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r64w3oev00r0qec0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r64w3oev00r0qec0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Shaped from survey responses from over 4,500&nbsp;Memphians at multiple public events, The Memphis Riverfront Concept proposes to transform six miles and five distinct zones of the historic and culturally significant part of the city.</p> <p><em>Many of the Concept&rsquo;s proposed uses, from an iconic adventure playground to a special outlook where people can listen to live music at sunset, come directly from community members&rsquo; suggestions.&nbsp;</em><br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/xf/xfzvne3eowch4cfz.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/xf/xfzvne3eowch4cfz.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>With hopes of increasing the riverfront&rsquo;s use, vibrancy, and economic potential, the project seeks to foster civic pride, restore natural conditions and the native ecology, and connect various assets along the river.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>The Concept focuses on showing how five zones&mdash;the Fourth Bluff, Mud Island, Tom Lee Park, MLK Park, and Greenbelt Park&mdash;can leverage their particular strengths to become distinctive places offering activities and experiences that appeal to people of all generations, incomes, races, and backgrounds.</em></p> <p> </p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/19/19ukc4r3rzfnizjx.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/19/19ukc4r3rzfnizjx.jpg"></a></p><p><br></p><figure rel="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/ho/ho522lbanx37an7n.jpg"><figcaption>Elevating visitors above the river in Greenbelt Park,...</figcaption></figure></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/76683019/scape-with-rogers-marvel-named-water-works-park-designers 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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e61076e2e9834014938c006f303c783e?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e61076e2e9834014938c006f303c783e?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e61076e2e9834014938c006f303c783e?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e61076e2e9834014938c006f303c783e?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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="http://archinect.com/news/article/75189417/minneapolis-water-works-competition-shortlists-west-8-scape-gustafson-guthrie-nicol" target="_blank">Minneapolis&rsquo; Water Works Competition Shortlists West 8, SCAPE, Gustafson Guthrie Nicol</a></p>