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Lead Designer selected for new Seattle Central Waterfront

The Seattle Department of Transportation has announced that james corner field operations (hyperlink to site: has been selected to design Seattle’s new Central Waterfront.

Parks, DPD and SDOT went through a highly rigorous process to identify the winning firm.  The project attracted international attention with 30 firms submitting their qualifications for the work and the selection involved careful review of qualifications, extensive interviews with four short-listed teams and a public presentation to a group of 1,300 interested members of the public.

Selected from the final field of four internationally renowned firms, the award-winning james corner field operations is known for its innovative thinking, context based design and effective public engagement, and will prove a valuable asset to the City in the hundred-year decision of designing a new waterfront.

For the press release, click here.