Canopy

Description

“Canopy” stands for a strategy of spanning different areas and uses with a connective or sheltering roof. This modern landscape brings natural beauty to the Plaza without mimicking the pastoral landscape of Prospect Park.

Features

  • green ‘canopies’ bridge over Flatbush Ave., which becomes the main vehicle route, freeing the west side of the Plaza for other uses
  • paved surface closes gap between Park and Arch
  • visitor center at subway entrance
  • community and experimental gardens
  • network of ramps and paths link all areas

Submitted by:

Anne-Sophie Coue, Chrystelle Sanaa, Stephane Mauget and Christian Matteau
Nantes, France

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Site Plan: SITE PLAN

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Representative Section: SECTION

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Perspective Drawing: PERSPECTIVE OF THE PLAZA

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Perspective Drawing: PERSPECTIVE OF THE ESPLANADE

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Other: APPENDIX