Design team finalists selected for Lakefront Gateway project

Milwaukee city and county officials have selected four design teams, from a group of 24 applicants, as finalists for a design competition for the Lakefront Gateway project.

The project will create a public plaza on a 1.5-acre site just west of Discovery World.

The four design team finalists for the project are:

  • A team led by New York-based landscape design firm James Corner Field Operations, which will also include: LaDallman Architects, Robert Silman and Associates, Kapur & Associates, Mailu Knode, Dan Euser Water Achitecture, HLB Lighting and Applied Ecological Services.
  • A team led by the Solana Beach, Calif.-based Office of James Burnett, which will also include: Johnsen Schmaling Architects, Buro Happold Engineering, Focus Lighting, Shore Art Advisory, K. Singh & Associates and Fountain Source.
  • A team led by Los Angeles-based AECOM, which will also include: URS, Tillotson Design Associates, Cynthia Reeves and Delta Fountains.
  • A team led by Milwaukee-based Graef USA, which will also include, PFS Studio, Dan Euser Water Architects, Rinka Chung Architecture andNewaukee.

The teams’ submissions are expected by early June. Their designs will be available for public review this summer. Public comments will be sought.

A judging committee will selecte the winning design in late summer or early fall.

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