!melk in the top FIVE!
11/23/2011 Team !melk has been selected as one of the five finalists invited to submit design proposals for the iconic and popular Pierscape at Navy Pier in Chicago.
!melk is leading a fantastic multi-disciplinary team (with HOK, UrbanLab, Terry Guen Design Associates, Thirst, Zoe Ryan, Conservation Design Forum, HR&A Advisors, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Sam Schwartz Engineering, Leni Schwendinger LIGHT projects, CMS Fountain Consultants, and Karin Bacon Enterprises). The other 4 teams to accompany Team !melk into Phase III are: AECOM (with BIG Architects, among others), Aedas Architects (with Martha Schwartz and Atelier Dreiseitl, among others), James Corner Field Operations and Xavier Vendrell Studio (with Grimshaw Architects, among others).
A definitive team is expected to be selected in February, 2012.