2012 Parklet Design Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the four winning designs of The Galleries’ Parklet Design Challenge! These winning parklets will be constructed on the 1900 block of Race Street on Friday, September 21 to be the site for “network: Designing Green,” a public event beginning at 6pm focusing on Philadelphia’s urban design and green growth. Featured guest speakers include: Susan Weiler of OLIN, Bryan Hanes of Studio Bryan Hanes, Mary Seton Corboy of Greensgrow Farms, and Drew Becher of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. network is The Galleries’ series of networking events that bring together emerging designers and business and arts professionals to meet, exchange ideas, and make new connections.

The event is being held in conjunction with Parking Day Philadelphia.

Below are the four winning parklet designs:

sPARKing creativity, created by Missy Halberstadt, Anne Lapins, Megan Place and Kristen Stephen, MS Interior Architecture & Design at Drexel University

 

 

PARK-LIT, designed by Katie McHugh and Megan Mitchell, MS Interior Architecture & Design at Drexel University

 

 

Sustainable Parklet Proposal, designed by Alexandria Imbesi, MS Interior Architecture & Design at Drexel University

 

 

RECOVERED, designed by Sequoyah Hunter-Cuyjet, MFA Interior Design at Moore College of Art & Design

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