OMA, Zaha Hadid, BIG, Grimshaw and HOK on shortlist for Chicago's Navy Pier

Dezeen Wire:
 11 design teams including OMADiller Scofidio + RenfroZaha HadidGrimshaw Architects and HOK have been shortlisted in a competition to redesign the public spaces at Chicago's Navy Pier development.

The 11 candidates were chosen from over 50 entries by multidisciplinary teams consisting of landscape architects, urban, graphic and lighting designers, art curators and architects.

Steve Haemmerle, Executive Vice President of Navy Pier Inc. said: “We are looking for teams that have exhibited design leadership and an innovative approach to the design of passive landscapes, urban civic spaces and active commercial environments. The teams on our shortlist have a significant record of accomplishment and standing within the design community.”

The announcement of the winning design is set for February next year. Details of the shortlisted teams are included in a press release from the Navy Pier Inc, which you can see here.


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