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International Design Ideas Competition for a Multi-Use Urban Nature Trail & Greenway in Buffalo, New York

Date: 11/17/2018 - 2/15/2019

Type: Competitions / Awards

LA CES approved?: No

Location(s): New York


The Western New York Land Conservancy invites professional and student designers, architects, landscape architects, urban planners, and artists to submit visionary concepts to a juried competition to transform the abandoned, 1.5-mile DL&W rail corridor connecting Buffalo’s downtown with its waterfront into an iconic, innovative, and inspiring multi-use urban nature trail and greenway.

Monetary awards are available in this juried competition. Submissions are due by February 15, 2019.

• Charles Davis II, Assistant Professor of Architectural History and Criticism, University at Buffalo
• Ken Greenberg, Principal of Greenberg Consultants/ author of Walking Home – the life and lessons of a city builder
• Sara Heidinger, President of the Old First Ward Community Association/ co-owner Undergrounds Coffee House & Roastery
• Chris Reed, Founding Director of Stoss Landscape Urbanism/ Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture and Co-Director of the Master of Landscape Architecture in Urban Design Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design
• Robert Shibley, Professor and Dean of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning/ UB Campus Architect/ Senior Fellow at the UB Regional Institute
• Janne Sirén, Director of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
• Ana Traverso-Krejcarek, Manager of the High Line Network, at Friends of the High Line


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