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Team: Angela Remmerde
Location: Ames, Iowa
Overview: The Dog Park
The Veterans Memorial Bridge Dog Park (hereafter referred to as the Dog Park) is a series of spaces along the lower deck of the bridge. These spaces have been programed to allow for pedestrian circulation, exploration, and interaction among the many users and their pets.
Circulation is an extremely important concept for the bridge. The Dog Park offers both pedestrians and bicyclists a safe and enjoyable crossing of the Cuyahoga River. Therefore, the central portion of the bridge is minimally designed with a smooth concrete surface.
Exploration and pet interaction is encouraged in the areas surrounding the circulation path. These areas include:
* the K-9 Café, where pets and their masters can enjoy a treat in the company of others,
* an artist gallery and lounge, where something interesting is always playing,
* a series of reflection pools and mirrors that encourage self-exploration, while providing unique views in and around the bridge
* a set of dog parks that allow for the unleashed play of both large and small dogs.
Each of these areas has been designed to provide entertainment and visual stimulation accessible to the users rapidly crossing the bridge.
In conclusion, by providing the people of Cleveland with a safe circulation scheme and stimulating experience they can share with their pets, their lives will be positively impacted by the Dog Park and its surrounding areas. Most importantly, users will leave the bridge entertained in a unique and unexpected way.
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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