Archinect - News 2017-09-19T22:20:53-04:00 $5.2M contract approved for new St. Petersburg Pier Justine Testado 2015-07-09T20:57:00-04:00 >2015-07-12T20:53:01-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>City of St. Petersburg officials formally approved a $5.2 million contract that will ultimately lead to the construction of the new St. Petersburg Pier. The team consisting of Rogers Partners, ASD, and WORKSHOP: Ken Smith Landscape Architect had the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">winning proposal</a> for the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">second run</a> of the St. Petersburg Pier competition that launched last summer. The competition sought a redesign of the pier, but also required the preservation of the structure's iconic <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">inverted pyramid</a>.</p><p>The approved $5.2 million will go toward the finalization of design details, demolition of the current Pier, and approach and initial contracting services. The City issued a press statement indicating that the design phase is scheduled to take five months and will include feedback from residents. The community will have additional opportunities to learn more about the redesign during the design refinement process.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The winning proposal, titled "The Pier Park", builds upon the Pier's eclectic history that dates back t...</p> Pier 15 by SHoP Architects Opens on NYC's East River Waterfront Esplanade jldailey618 2012-01-17T14:15:00-05:00 >2012-01-18T18:19:40-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>We reported over the summer about the unveiling of the East River Waterfront Esplanade and mentioned plans to further extend it in coming years. Only six months later, Pier 15 just south of South Street Seaport, is now open. Designed by SHoP Architects, with help from Ken Smith Landscape Architect, the new two-story section features sharp angles, a colorful red roof, native flora, and a design that expands upon the existing esplanade.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>