URBAN LAND INSTITUTE COMPETITION
Architecture | Urban Design
Parsons School The New School for Design
Urban Land Institute
Fernando Cantelli -
Demetra Kourri - Isabel Saffon
Our proposal for the ULI competitions in Atlanta aimed to maximize public.
Atlanta has a long history of connecting people. The development of the Green Acres is poised to create another critical connection point for economic development and area commuters. The idea of interconnecting people to the space inspired the design for the area. Green Acres emerges as a confluence for people and services and becomes a link to Atlanta’s vision of the future. The following key elements of the development drive the connection of a neighborhood:
The first component provides a revitalized ground level, that not only connects people to transit but to their neighbors. Shared green spaces and off street experiences allow the community to thrive and engage in healthy outdoor activities such as walking and biking or just interacting in communal outdoor areas. The mix-use complex creates a hub which is complemented by the existing urban icons: Varsity Diner Georgia Tech University and the Olympic tower. Together a new node of public space gives life to midtown Atlanta.