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And now… an objective waterfront design recap

Thanks Cienna.

Last night, over 1,200 people packed Benaroya Hall to watch four design teams—…—vie for the chance to redesign 20 acres of public land along the waterfront once the Viaduct comes down in 2016. Sitting with the spectators, watching the presentations on stage, was a panel of eight city officials ultimately tasked with choosing which team will get the job. They are expected to make their recommendation to the Seattle Department of Transportation next week.

If you don’t want to wade through three hours of video, here are the two design teams that clearly nailed it: Field Operations and GGN.

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