Finalists for Master Plan
Four teams will present their credentials and other work at a public meeting June 30, 2014. After the presentations, a selection committee will choose one firm. The committee includes representatives of the Foundation, LSU, city-parish, BREC, Louisiana Department of Transportation, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, underwriters of the project and representatives of lake-area homeowners. If you would like to attend the presentations, you can find details and RSVP here.
The finalists are below.
Design Workshop Inc.
Select projects: Lafitte Greenway in New Orleans, The Park at Horse Farm in Lafayette, Houston Arboretum and Nature Center.
Team partners: Applied Ecological Services, Baird Engineering, CSRS, Dr. Yi Jun Xu/LSU, Eskew Dumez Ripple, ETM Associates, Reich Associates
Select projects: Lehigh Riverfront Master Plan in Allentown, Pa.; Tunica Hills State Preservation Area in West Feliciana, Harborview Floating Wetlands in Baltimore
Team partners: CBI Inc., Dr. Jim Richardson, Joseph Furr Design Studio
SWA Group, in association with Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects
Select projects: Buffalo Bayou Promenade in Houston, LSU's Hill Farm master plan, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Arboretum in Orange, Texas
Team partners: Biohabitats, ETM Associates, Pros Consulting, Sherwood Engineering, Stantec
Kyle Zick Landscape Architecture
Select projects: BREC's City Park, Emerald Necklace urban forest, Powers Farm in Randolph, Mass.
Team partners: HDR, Kevin Harris Architect, Lincoln Builders, ORCA Consulting, Roll Barresi Associates, Toole Design Group