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Team: Chelsea McCaw
Location: Ames, Iowa
Overview: Recreation is vital for both adults and children. It is also becoming scarce in today’s culture. Transforming the Detroit Superior Bridge into a community fitness park is a unique and modern use for such a massively iconic structure. The proximity and interest generated by the location are additional motivation for the citizens of Cleveland to get out and explore the city while also benefitting themselves through exercise and community.
Activate – The running path stretches around the bridge and through the parks at either end producing a 2 mile loop and the bike path moves down from the upper deck providing a safer and more inviting route away from traffic with scenic views and shelter from sun or inclement weather.
Recreate – Group fitness classrooms, sports facilities and the net climbing structure work to bring a variety of people from the area together to play. Providing these programs through both public funding and private business allows for fiscally sustainable venue.
Educate – Including educational signage will teach the public how to properly perform exercises to maximize their efficiency while minimizing risk of injury. Also showing the kinesthetic qualities of each exercise generates an interest in the physics and anatomy of fitness.
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School: Iowa State University Department of Landscape Architecture Team: Ying Zhou Location: Ames, Iowa Overview: Alley of Creativity The
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Firm: Aptum Architecture Team: Julie Larsen, Location: Syracuse, New York Overview: ÒYELLOW DOT ROADÓ proposes to reconfigure the lower deck of
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Team: Maria Sanchez Gonzalez, Pablo Humanes Lopez, Natalia Reglero Lopez, Sandra Garcia Almarcha Location: Salamancia, Spain Overview: DETROIT
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Team: Chipara Bogdan Location: Constanta, Romania Overview: A New Territory for Cleveland The current proposal extends the lower level of
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Team: Renee Martin Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Overview: ARCADE THIS REDESIGN OF THE DETROIT SUPERIOR BRIDGE ATTEMPTS TO CREATE GREAT EFFECT WITH
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Team: Alessandro Meli Location: Chieri, Torino, Italy Overview: ON the BridGe The idea of the project started by considering the historical
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Team: Niels Fehlig, Julia Fehlig Location: Hamburg, Germany Overview: „GARDEN OF SENSES“ – Connecting Green Masterplan – the missing
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Team: Remco De Haan, Rozemarijn Dam Location: Northcote, Victoria, Australia Overview: The CATWALK is.. 1.Connecting points of interests, by
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Team: Michele Niaki, Jonathan Davis, Andrew Mcveigh Location: Champaign, Illinois Overview: The SKYDECK is a CONCENTRATED INTERVENTION along the
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Team: Darwin Marrero, Edgardo Arroyo Pagan, Darwin Marrero-Carrer Location: Carolina, Puerto Rico Overview: Opening the lower level of the