Lidija Grozdanic

'Hyper Density Hyper Landscape' is a Vibrant Green-Grid Master Plan for Dallas, Texas

by , 03/07/14
filed under: Architecture, gallery



Stoss architects, SHoP Architects, Hyper Density Hyper Landscape Dallas, Connected City Design Challenge, Dallas architecture, master plan design, green master plan, green architecture, urban forests, urban garden, green transportation, green infrastructure

The proposal aims to rejuvenate the area between Dallas’ downtown and the planned Trinity River Corridor Park. It was conceived as a way of connecting the collection of independent infrastructure and development decisions made during the past century to create a cohesive whole.

Related: HKS Redevelops One Dallas Center into Their LEED Platinum Global Headquarters

In the north, a mixed-use neighborhood connects downtown with the emerging design district, while Riverfront South connects Dallas’ South side to the Trinity. Public land is activated as entrepreneurial urban forests and farms. Highways are interwoven with bands of ecologically diverse forests and gardens.

The project revitalizes the Old River area and transforms it into chains of parks and water gardens with floating cafes, water amphitheaters, sport venues and wetland habitats. A new pedestrian and light rail network connect DeCCo, The Viaduct and Diverfront South and provides an ever-changing landscape of natural and built environment.

+ Connected City Design Challenge

+ SHoP Archtiects

+ Stoss

Related: LEED Platinum George W Bush Presidential Library Opens in Dallas

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