Elevating the Tiber
Architecture, Furniture, Graphic Design, Urban Planning
Honorable Mention, Eleven Magazine Restoring Rome's Riverfront Competition
A more resilient buffer between the city and the river begins to restore the Tiber's deficient ecology.
— Competition Jury
A variety of programming is woven together to create a rich, continuous public space.
The pathway steps down into shallow running water the public can safely enjoy before it cascades down into the rushing river below.
Planted lawns introduce a softer element into the material palette of Rome's public spaces.
Areas of the public pathway are left open and unprogrammed to host events, markets, installations, and other temporary programming.
Additional connections to the city make the riverfront more accessible.
A variety of public spaces with flexible programming activate the waterfront.
Simple programming and a modern material palette relate to the historic city while offering new types of flexible, public amenities.