CITY OF THE FUTURE



CLIENT

HISTORY CHANNEL DESIGN COMPETITION

LOCATION
ATLANTA, GA. 2108

TEAM
PRAXIS3 | EDAW | BNIM

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Atlanta Team of Praxis3, EDAW, BNIM, Metcalf and Eddy won the History Channel’s City of the Future: Design and Engineering Competition. National and international teams were given just one week to formulate design strategies and three hours on the day of the public jury to assemble presentation models and drawings. Teams were asked to envision their respective cities: Atlanta, San Francisco and Washington DC in the year 2108, one hundred years in the future. The team also won the overall competition beating out regional winners from San Francisco and Washington, DC. The Atlanta Team focused on Atlanta’s present and future water and transportation crisis. Positing a substantially larger future Atlanta metropolitan area, the restoration of the region’s Natural Stream Systems and the eventual reintroduction of the Piedmont Forest Ecosystem to the urban city. project website: www.cityintheforest.org.