Recently competition advisers reviewed many competitive proposals by talented interdisciplinary teams comprised of professionals from Europe, Asia and North America. The three teams chosen to join the two preselected teams for stage two of the Movement on Main design competition are: Coen + Partners, Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn.; Stoss Landscape Urbanism of Boston, Mass., with Höweler + Yoon Architecture, LLP, Nitsch Engineering, Inc., and Angie Cradock, Sc. D.; and King and King Architects of Syracuse, N.Y., with Urban Movement Design and the Alchemical Nursery.
The two preselected teams are Marpillero Pollak Architects of New York, N.Y., and peg office of landscape + architecture of Philadelphia, Pa.,withSp(a)de Architecture and Barton & Loguidice, P.C. Engineering.
Each of the selected teams will now be given a $15,000 stipend and will have eight weeks to develop designs for a buildable active urban street. The winner will be decided on April 3rd by a distinguished jury representing the design disciplines, health services, sports and human dynamics, economic development, planning, construction and the neighborhood, including Richard Weller, chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, and Marc Norman, Director of UPSTATE: A Center for Design, Research, and Real Estate at Syracuse University