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James Corner Field Operations presented its vision for the future of Nicollet Mall at the Guthrie Theater on September 17.

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<ul><li><p>Nicollet MallDESIGN PRESENTATION</p><p>Daoust Lestage </p><p>James Corner Field Operations</p><p>Tom Leader Studio/!melk</p></li><li><p>Daoust Lestage</p></li><li><p>URBAN DESIGN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE ARCHITECTURE</p><p>FROM THE CITY TO THE OBJECT</p><p>INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE INDUSTRIAL DESIGN ENVIRONMENTAL GRAPHIC DESIGN</p></li><li><p>UR</p><p>BA</p><p>N D</p><p>ES</p><p>IGN</p><p>LA</p><p>ND</p><p>SC</p><p>AP</p><p>E A</p><p>RC</p><p>HIT</p><p>EC</p><p>TU</p><p>RE</p><p>AR</p><p>CH</p><p>ITE</p><p>CT</p><p>UR</p><p>E</p><p>INT</p><p>ER</p><p>IOR</p><p> AR</p><p>CH</p><p>ITE</p><p>CT</p><p>UR</p><p>E</p><p>KIN</p><p>ET</p><p>IC D</p><p>ES</p><p>IGN</p><p>IND</p><p>US</p><p>TR</p><p>IAL</p><p> DE</p><p>SIG</p><p>N</p><p>GR</p><p>AP</p><p>HIC</p><p> DE</p><p>SIG</p><p>N</p><p>ANTI-SILO THINKING</p></li><li><p>Q U A R T I E R D E S S P E C T A C L E S</p></li><li><p>Q U A R T I E R D E S S P E C T A C L E S</p></li><li><p>Q U A R T I E R D E S S P E C T A C L E S</p></li><li><p>LINEAR DRAINAGE TROUGHCONTINOUS SOIL TRENCH</p></li><li><p>INVESTING IN HIGH-QUALITY DESIGN TO TRIGGERAND OPTIMIZE REAL-ESTATE MOVEMENT</p><p> A MOBILIZING AND SHARED VISION</p><p> A HIGH-QUALITY PROJECT</p><p> A REALISTIC, DYNAMIC, CONTROLLED TIME-FRAME</p><p> AN INNOVATIVE IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY</p><p> LEADERSHIP</p><p> FUNDING STRATEGIES (CITY, PARTNERS, STAKEHOLDERS)</p><p> A STRATEGIC REALIZATION</p></li><li><p>LORING PARK </p><p> RIVER PROMENADETARGET FIELD </p><p>M I N N E A P O L I SC I T Y O F L A K E S</p><p> MNI WATER +POLIS CITY</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET MALL </p><p> A STREET SHOWING SIGNS OF WEAR &amp; TEAR</p><p> INACTIVATED IN MULTIPLE AREAS</p><p> FILLED BY TOO MANY ECLECTIC PIECES OF URBAN FURNITURE</p><p> COMPETING AGAINST SHOPPING CENTERS</p><p>THE CHALLENGE FOR NICOLLET MALL | IN SEARCH OF A NEW URBANITY</p></li><li><p>TRACES OF THE PAST | JOSEPH NICOLLET French geographer,astronomer, and mathematician + CHARLES GEYER, botanist</p><p>GOING BACK IN TIME</p></li><li><p>TRACES OF THE PAST</p><p>LAWRENCE &amp; ANNA HALPRIN </p><p>Nicollet alone cannot make your downtown...Its life and character, its quality and vitality come from its people. Lawrence Halprin</p></li><li><p>TRACES OF THE PAST</p><p>PHILIP JOHNSON</p><p>The only goal is bui lding a beaut i fu l bui lding. Phi l ip Jonhson</p></li><li><p>NEW NICOLLET</p><p>A NEW WATER &amp; CITYSCAPE </p></li><li><p>CREATING GATEWAYS OPTIMIZING THE LAND SCAPE PRESENCE REINTERPRETING HALPRINS LEGACY</p></li><li><p>OPTIMZING THE LANDSCAPE PRESENCE</p><p>CURVILINEAR PLANTING INTERTWINING LINEAR &amp; CURVILINEAR PLANTING</p><p>LINEAR PLANTING</p></li><li><p>NICOLLETSQUARE</p><p>Wa</p><p>shin</p><p>gto</p><p>n A</p><p>ve</p><p>3rd</p><p> St</p><p>2n</p><p>d S</p><p>t</p><p>1st</p><p> St</p><p>2nd Ave N</p><p>3rd Ave N</p><p>1st Ave N</p><p>Marquette Ave</p><p>2nd Ave S</p><p>3rd Ave S</p><p>4th</p><p> St</p><p>5th</p><p> St</p><p>6th</p><p> St</p><p>NEW NICOLLET</p><p>HENNEPIN AVE</p><p>E</p><p>NICOLLETGATEWAY </p><p>PEAVEYPLAZA</p><p>7th</p><p> St</p><p>8th</p><p> St</p><p>9th</p><p> St</p><p>10</p><p>th S</p><p>t</p><p>11</p><p>th S</p><p>t</p><p>12</p><p>th S</p><p>t</p><p>Gra</p><p>nt St</p><p>7TH STBUS STATION</p><p>PUBLIC ART PIECES &amp; INSTALLATIONSWATER FEATURES SOLAR ELEVATORSBUS SHELTERS</p><p>E</p><p>E</p></li><li><p>THE FRAME | HIGHLIGHTINGTHE HISTORICAL FABRIC</p></li><li><p>MEANDERING STREET LIGHTING | </p><p>EMPHASIZING THE URBAN CHOREOGRAPHY</p></li><li><p>PEDESTRIANLIGHTING</p><p>SOLARELEVATOR BUS SHELTER</p><p>ADVERTISINGCOLUMN</p><p>STREETLIGHTING ART PIECES</p><p>GLEDITSIA SHADEMASTERSHADEMASTER HONEYLOCUSTYELLOW IN FALL</p><p>ACER FREEMANIIFREEMAN MAPLE</p><p>RED IN FALL</p></li><li><p>ADVERTISINGCOLUMN</p><p>BIKERACK</p><p>SEATINGSYSTEM</p><p>PLANTER ARTPIECES</p><p>STREET &amp;PEDESTRIANLIGHTING</p><p>PEDESTRIANLIGHTING</p><p>PEDESTRIAN &amp;TREE LIGHTING</p><p>BUSSHELTER</p><p>STREETLIGHTING</p><p>STREETLIGHTING&amp; BANNER </p><p>FLAGPOLE</p><p>GARBAGERECYCLINGCOMPOST</p></li><li><p>PLANTERBUS SHELTERADVERTISINGCOLUMN</p><p>GARBAGERECYCLINGCOMPOST</p><p>PEDESTRIANLIGHTING</p><p>SOLARELEVATOR</p><p>STREETLIGHTING</p><p>GLEDITSIA SHADEMASTERSHADEMASTER HONEYLOCUSTYELLOW IN FALL</p><p>ACER FREEMANIIFREEMAN MAPLE</p><p>RED IN FALL</p></li><li><p>SEATING SYSTEM | URBAN LOUNGETERRACE URBAN MARKET</p></li><li><p>GRANITE PAVERSDARK GREY BIKE RACKSCONTINOUS DRAINAGE TROUGH</p><p>GRANITE PAVERSLIGHT GREY</p></li><li><p>NEW NICOLLET</p><p>VIEW FROM THE SKYWAY</p></li><li><p>NEW NICOLLET</p><p>VIEW FROM THE SKYWAY</p></li><li><p>NEW NICOLLET</p><p>VIEW FROM THE SKYWAY IN MARKET MODE</p></li><li><p>NEW NICOLLET</p><p>PEDESTRIAN VIEW</p></li><li><p>NEW NICOLLET</p><p>PEDESTRIAN VIEW</p></li><li><p>SUSTAINABILITY SHOULD BE SOCIAL BEFORE BEING TECHNICAL</p><p>Create a true civic destination that brings people back to the city </p><p>Create a vibrant urban realm, a pedestrian focused environment and increase quality of life.</p><p>Define of a strong planting strategy Plant 375 new trees (from 198 to 573)Use native species (Maple + Honey Locust)Implement proper planting details to ensure vitality and longevity of the planting </p><p>Use local materials wellGranite from Minnesota (light grey + dark grey pavers)Implement paving details capable of dealing with the Minneapolis climate</p><p>InnovateSolar elevators to access the SkywaySolar wayfinding columns (advertising columns)Linear drainage troughsContinuous planting trenchesWater retention strategies within Nicollet Square</p><p>Create a durable environment with high quality materials and long term maintenance strategies.</p></li><li><p>APPROACH</p><p>PROJECT</p><p>GREATEST POSITIVE EFFECT</p><p>NEXT STEPS</p><p>PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT</p><p>Nicollet alone cannot make your downtown...Its life and character, its quality and vitality come from its people. Lawrence Halprin</p><p>NEW NICOLLET - FROM THE GATEWAY TO THE RIVERListening + LearningTeamworking with the major actors (City, Stakeholders, MDC, DID, public, etc.)Creating a mobil izing + shared visionOffering a signature project at al l scalesRespecting the traces of histor y</p><p>A unique oppor tunity to work on an iconic environment</p><p>Invest in quali ty - good design is good businessEstablish the winning condit ions: design budget schedule</p><p>Creating a place for peopleEstablishing a continuous dialogue</p><p>A Must</p></li><li><p>James Corner Field Operations</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET WALKJAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS+COEN + PARTNERSJULIE SNOW ARCHITECTSNELSON\NYGAARDSRF ENGINEERSTILLOTSON DESIGN ASSOCIATES KESTREL DESIGN GROUPCOST CONSTRUCTION SERVICES</p></li><li><p>The High Line, New York Central Waterfront, Seattle</p><p>Tongva Park, Santa MonicaNavy Pier, Chicago</p><p>EXPERIENCE</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>Target Commons, MinneapolisJulie Snow Architects</p><p>Central Library, MinneapolisCoen + Partners</p><p>Lake Street ReconstructionSRF Engineers</p><p>Better Market Street, San FranciscoNelson/ Nygaard</p><p>THE TEAM</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>16th Street Mall, Denver Transit Mall, Portland</p><p>Aleksanterinkatu, HelsinkiExhibition Road, London</p><p>PRECEDENTS</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>SYNOPSIS: FROM MALL TO WALK</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET IN CONTEXT</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET AS GREEN LINK</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET AS CONNECTOR</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET AS CONNECTOR</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>ASSETS + CHALLENGES</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>LIVE / WORK / PLAY</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>SERPENTINE CURVE</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>ACTIVE MID-BLOCK ACTIVE CORNERS ACTIVE FULL BLOCKS</p><p>LIVE WORK PLAYEXISTING</p><p>ADAPTIVE CURVILINEARITY</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>LIVE</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>RAISED INTERSECTION</p><p>LIGHT MASTS</p><p>FUTURE EXCEL SKYWAY</p><p>TREE GROVE GARDENS</p><p>FIRE PIT</p><p>SOCIAL SEATING</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER</p><p>BIKE PARKING</p><p>STREETCAR-READY TRANSIT LANES</p><p>CYCLE TRACK</p><p>EXCEL ENERGY</p><p>EXCEL ENERGYEXTENSION</p><p>THE NIC</p><p>GAVIIDAE II</p><p>NICOLLET LIVE ZONE: S. 4TH ST - S. 5TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>30 4315</p><p>5 10 200</p><p>EXCEL ENERGY EXCEL ENERGYEXTENSION</p><p>THE NIC</p><p>EXCEL PLAZA</p><p>RENAISSANCEPLAZA</p><p>LRT STATIONS 5TH ST</p><p>LRT INTERSECTION</p><p>S 4TH ST</p><p>FIRE PIT</p><p>GARDENS</p><p>CYCLE TRACK</p><p>TREE GROVESGARDENS</p><p>GARDENS</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER</p><p>SIDEWALK</p><p>SIDEWALK</p><p>BIKE PARKING</p><p>TYPICAL INTERSECTION</p><p>20 400 80</p><p>SOCIAL SEATING</p><p>NICOLLET LIVE ZONE: S. 4TH ST - S. 5TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET LIVE ZONE: S. 4TH ST - S. 5TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>WORK</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>RAISED INTERSECTION</p><p>CITY CENTER - GAVIIDAE SKYWAY</p><p>SKYWAY BALCONY + FRAME</p><p>LIGHT MASTS</p><p>CYCLE TRACK</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER</p><p>BIKE PARKING</p><p>STREETCAR-READY TRANSIT LANES</p><p>EXTENDED TRANSIT INTERSECTION</p><p>MARY TYLER MOORE STATUE</p><p>CITY CENTER</p><p>GAVIIDAE COMMONS</p><p>IDS CENTER/CRYSTAL COURT</p><p>MACYS</p><p>NICOLLET WORK ZONE: S. 6TH ST - S. 7TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>5 10 200</p><p>30 3020CITY CENTER GAVIIDAE</p><p>MACYS</p><p>S 7TH ST</p><p>EXTENDED TRANSIT INTERSECTION</p><p>S 6TH ST</p><p>FARMERS MARKETTENTS</p><p>TREE GROVES</p><p>CYCLE TRACK</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER/ NEWSSTAND</p><p>SIDEWALK</p><p>SIDEWALK</p><p>TYPICAL INTERSECTION</p><p>FARMERS MARKETTENTS</p><p>TREE GROVES</p><p>TRANSIT SHEL-TER/ CAF</p><p>SKYWAY BALCONY+ FRAME</p><p>SKYWAY BALCONY + FRAME</p><p>20 400 80</p><p>NICOLLET WORK ZONE: S. 6TH ST - S. 7TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>BUS SHELTERS</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER/ NEWSSTAND</p><p>WIDENED SIDEWALK</p><p>CROSSWALK</p><p>LIGHT MASTS</p><p>BIKE PARKING</p><p>POTENTIAL OPEN BUILDING FRONTAGE + METRO TRANSIT FACILITY</p><p>WIDENED SIDEWALK</p><p>MARY TYLER MOORE STATUE</p><p>SHELTER/ CAF</p><p>EXTENDED TRANSIT INTERSECTION</p><p>RAISED INTERSECTION</p><p>NICOLLET WORK ZONE: S. 6TH ST - S. 7TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET WORK ZONE: S. 6TH ST - S. 7TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET WORK ZONE: S. 6TH ST - S. 7TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>PLAY</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>RAISED INTERSECTION</p><p>MAINTAIN EXISTING LOCATION AND CAPACITY OF STREET </p><p>CAFS</p><p>GLOW WORM</p><p>LIGHT MASTS</p><p>CYCLE TRACK</p><p>MAINTAIN EXISTING LOCATION AND CAPACITY OF STREET </p><p>CAFS</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER</p><p>STREETCAR-READY TRANSIT LANES</p><p>RESIDENTIALWITH RETAIL</p><p>PEAVEY PLAZA</p><p>ORCHESTRA HALL</p><p>WCCO</p><p>YWCA</p><p>RESTAURANTS</p><p>WESTMINSTERPRESBYTERIAN CHURCH</p><p>NICOLLET PLAY ZONE: S. 11TH ST - S. 12TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>5 10 200</p><p>30 3515</p><p>RESTAURANTS</p><p>PEAVEY PLAZA</p><p>YWCA</p><p>S 12TH ST</p><p>S 11TH ST</p><p>SOCIAL SEATING + PUBLIC ART</p><p>TREE GROVES</p><p>SIDEWALK</p><p>SIDEWALK</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER</p><p>TYPICAL INTERSECTION</p><p>OUTDOOR DINING(MAINTAIN </p><p>EXISTING CAPACITY)</p><p>GLOW WORM</p><p>OUTDOOR DINING(MAINTAIN </p><p>EXISTING CAPACITY)</p><p>TARGET/RESTAURANTS</p><p>WCCO T V + RADIO</p><p>TYPICAL INTERSECTION</p><p>LIGHT MASTS</p><p>CYCLE TRACK</p><p>20 400 80</p><p>NICOLLET PLAY ZONE: S. 11TH ST - S. 12TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET PLAY ZONE: S. 11TH ST - S. 12TH ST</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET FLOOR</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>BUILDING FRONTAGE</p><p>TACTILE WARNING STRIP</p><p>PRECAST CONCRETE UNIT PAVER</p><p>POROUS BONDED AGGREGATE</p><p>STEEL TRENCH DRAIN</p><p>CUSTOM SLOPED PAVER</p><p>THE NICOLLET FLOOR</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>HEAT GENERATED FROM HERCGREEN ENERGY</p><p>PAVERSFOAM BOARD INSULATION</p><p>PEX TUBINGGRAVEL</p><p>GRADE</p><p>CYCLE TRACK</p><p>STREETCAR-READY TRANSIT LANE</p><p>UTILITY HATCH</p><p>TRENCH DRAIN</p><p>CUSTOM SLOPED PAVER</p><p>POROUS BONDED AGGREGATE</p><p>TACTILE WARNING STRIP</p><p>BUILDING FRONTAGE PAVER</p><p>RETRACTABLE BOLLARDS</p><p>SURFACE</p><p>SUBSURFACE</p><p>CONTINUOUS PLANTING TRENCH WITH STRUCTURAL SOILS</p><p>PAVEMENT SNOW-MELT SYSTEM</p><p>STORMWATER RETENTION BASIN</p><p>UTILITY CORRIDOR</p><p>THE NICOLLET FLOOR</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NORTHERN PIN OAKQuercus ellipsoidalis</p><p>HERITAGE ELMUlmus Parvifolia</p><p>RIVER BIRCHBetula nigra</p><p>QUAKING ASPENPopulous tremuloides</p><p>WHITESPIRE BIRCHBetula populifolia</p><p>ARMSTRONG MAPLEAcer freemani</p><p>THE NICOLLET TREE GROVES</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET TREE GROVES</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET TREE GROVES</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>SKYWAY BALCONY</p><p>SKYWAY FRAME</p><p>YELLOW RIBBON WAYFINDINGSYSTEM</p><p>7TH ST</p><p>6TH ST</p><p>8TH ST</p><p>10TH ST</p><p>THE NICOLLET SKYWAY LINKS</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>7TH ST</p><p>6TH ST</p><p>8TH ST</p><p>9TH ST</p><p>YELLOW RIBBON WAYFINDING SYSTEM</p><p>THE CRYSTAL STAIR</p><p>THE SKYWAY BALCONY</p><p>POTENTIAL ELEVATOR</p><p>THE NICOLLET SKYWAY LINKS</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET SKYWAY LINKSTHE CRYSTAL STAIR</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET LIGHT RIBBON</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET SHELTERS + FURNISHINGS</p><p>RETRACTABLE BOLLARD</p><p>TRASH, RECYCLING + COMPOSTING BINS</p><p>BIKE RACK</p><p>CAF SEATING</p><p>FIXED SEATING</p><p>NOOK BENCHSUN BEDTHE NICOLLET CHAIR</p><p>TRANSIT SHELTER + NEWSSTAND/CAF</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET FURNISHINGSTHEATER IN THE ROUND</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>THE NICOLLET FURNISHINGSFIRE PIT</p><p>JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>NICOLLET WALK</p><p>LIVE</p><p>WORK</p><p>PLAY JAMES CORNER FIELD OPERATIONS TEAM</p></li><li><p>Tom Leader Studio/!melk</p></li><li><p>TOM LEADER STUDIO !melk Bruce Mau Design LObservatoire BARR Community Design Group Marquette Advisors Musicant Group ETM Ellana</p></li><li><p>tom leader studioLANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE + URBAN DESIGN</p><p>!melkLANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE + INDUSTRIAL DESIGNLANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE + URBAN DESIGN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE + INDUSTRIAL DESIGN</p></li><li><p>bruce mau designBRANDING IDENTITY + SIGNAGE</p><p>barr engineeringENGINEERING + SUSTAINABILITYBRANDING, IDENTITY + SIGNAGE ENGINEERING + SUSTAINABILITY</p><p>lobservatoire etm associatesLIGHTING DESIGN MAINTENANCE + OPERATIONS PLANNING</p><p>community design groupCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PEDESTRIAN + BIKE PLANNINGCOMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, PEDESTRIAN + BIKE PLANNING</p><p>marquette advisorsmarquette advisorsFINANCE STRATEGY + MARKET ANALYSIS</p><p>the musicant groupPROGRAMMING</p></li><li><p>wh0 is minneapolis?what is minneapolis?#1 bicycle city in america</p><p>#2 cleanest city in america</p><p>largest somali and hmong populations in the u.s</p><p>most vibrant glbt community in the nation</p><p>#2 safest city in america</p><p>highest % of urban park land nationally</p><p>3rd best place to grow old</p><p>our downtown has 16,464 creative employees per sq milehighest % of urban park land nationally</p><p>#6 most culturally vital city in america</p><p>our downtown has 16,464 creative employees per sq mile</p><p>highest annual volunteer rate in the nation</p></li><li><p>the triple spine</p></li><li><p>urban surface bedrock</p></li><li><p>primitive + dynamic grain </p></li><li><p>organismorganismplaygroundplayground</p><p>urban theaterurban theater</p></li><li><p>organismorganism</p></li><li><p>grain (ground plane)</p><p>++</p><p>knots (planting + program)</p></li><li><p>EXISTING ELEMENTS</p><p>6700 sf6,700 sfplanters</p><p>1.6% of nicolletnicollet</p><p>streetscape </p></li><li><p>consolidation</p><p>36678 sf36,678 sfpark</p><p>18%18%increase of greenspace</p></li><li><p>prairie oak savannahrural mn prairie oak savannahrural mn</p><p>lake superior aspen forest mississippi river</p></li><li><p>knots</p></li><li><p>increase pedestrian dominion</p><p>minimize the curb11</p><p>grow nicollet3keep right-of-way consistent + intuitive2 grow nicollet3keep right of way consistent + intuitive2</p></li><li><p>increase bike access</p></li><li><p>materialscustom paver type 1gravel</p><p>custom paver type 3</p><p>custom paver type 2</p><p>cedar pavers</p><p>rough pavers</p><p>cedar pavers</p></li><li><p>paving approach</p><p>option 1: remove subslab option 2: keep subslab</p><p>snow meltstormwater management</p><p>hot water conduit</p><p>trees + plants</p><p>drainage layer</p><p>heat exchange</p><p>drainage layerstructural soil</p><p>heat exchange unit</p><p>o a omhot water from geothermal or waste heat</p><p>the planting area intercepts both surface runoff and excess water in the drainage layer, passively irrigating the vegetationlayer, passively irrigating the vegetation and reducing runoff.</p></li><li><p>las vegas, nv brown university, ribirmingham, al</p><p>houston tx palo alto canew york ny houston, tx palo alto, canew york, ny</p><p>rotterdam, the netherlandsprovidence, ri breda, the netherlands</p></li><li><p>zones</p><p>market plazaloring plaza</p><p>gateway park</p><p>peavey plaza</p></li><li><p>live / play eat shop</p></li><li><p>loring plaza s 12th -13th street</p><p>designated two-way bike lanes</p></li><li><p>loring plaza</p></li><li><p>typical block s 9th -10th street</p></li><li><p>10th st s looking towards 9th st s</p></li><li><p>lighting</p><p>caf zones wood platform</p></li><li><p>market plaza s 6th -7th street</p></li><li><p>market plaza in winter</p></li><li><p>gateway park s3rd street to the river</p></li><li><p>gateway park in winter</p></li></ul>