DE-Grid : Obama Presidential Library and Transit Hub
Client : Competition
Location : Chicago, IL
Project Type : Public Space
Size : NA
Year : 2013
Concept Design Proposal for The Obama Presidential Library. Site located in the south side of Chicago with the interest of creating a connect with the neighborhood contextually and socially.
At a city scale the project was approached by identifying elements with potential, namely 4 urban activity parks. Millennium and Grant park, Washington Park and Jackson Park. The proposal involved the addition of a new metro line that connected the 4 parks, relocating local public libraries with less footfall to create three distinct programs . The presidential library, A transit center and a public library.