Vision and Design Intensive for South Central Waterfront – April 24th, 26th and 28th

The South Central Waterfront Initiative invites everyone in Austin to participate in establishing a vision to guide public and private development over the next 20 years…

  • Thursday, April 24 from 7-9 pm:  PRESENTATION & VISION WORKSHOP: Give your input on emerging principles and provide your ideas to guide a full weekend of work by architects, designers, economists, and engineers conceptualizing and illustrating the possibilities for this area.
  • Saturday, April 26 from 2-5 pm: OPEN STUDIO & PIN-UP REVIEW OF WORK-IN-PROGRESS: See displays of in-process design sketches, drawings and illustrations that envision what the future of the South Central Waterfront might look like! Drop in any time between 2-5 p.m.Share your thoughts on design options and the emerging vision. Children will build their own vision with Box City. Live music and free refreshments!
  • Monday, April 28 from 7-9 pm: REVIEW FORUM: A VISION FOR THE WATERFRONT:The design team will present a conceptual vision plan for the South Central Waterfront. The Vision will set forth a framework for coordinating public infrastructure investments with private redevelopment, crafting economic development policy, and creating incentives and pathways to achieving great public spaces, integration of landscaping for beauty and environmental benefit, and affordable housing.
FOR KIDS AT SATURDAY’S OPEN STUDIOChildren learn about the design and construction industry by sketching designs for their buildings, requesting permits, and constructing those buildings out of recycled cardboard boxes and various other recycled materials. A city grid serves as blank canvases, awaiting students’ creativity to develop a thriving city. Activities for grades K-6.Download the Box City flyer (PDF) to learn more.

All events take place at the Texas School for the Deaf campus.

View/Download the event flyer (PDF).


Location Information

Texas School for the Deaf

1102 S. Congress Avenue

Austin, TX

See map: Google Maps
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