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Awarad: Honorable Mention
Team: Lauren McQuistion, Assad Abbound, Mark McQuistion
Location: Washington, D.C.
Overview: Proposed as a series of related, incremental development projects, The Orange Line Project creates a flexible network of sites throughout the communities neighboring Cleveland’s Detroit-Superior Bridge. With the bridge at its heart, The Orange Line serves as an extension of the current transit system, bringing together the city through active community participation. By introducing new pedestrian ways, bike paths and landscape elements along the lower bridge deck, a parkway is created that functions as safe, pedestrian access while creating formal spaces to host activities and social events.
With its source at the center bridge, a continuous Orange Line inscribed on the ground extends outward from the bridge along adjacent streets and sidewalks to link a series of nearby sites developed as community amenities. These underutilized sites, selected by the city of Cleveland, complement the functions of the bridge as shared community space. Within a growing network these sites become points of community engagement with uses ranging from bike-share racks to community gardens to socially based services promoting health, environment, and community.
Thus, The Orange Line extends the influence of the Detroit-Superior Bridge beyond the structure itself, transforming it from merely a link into an active hub for the adjacent communities.
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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