Visions of Argo: Alternative Futures for Ann Arbor's Riverfront (2008)

Client Organization: 
Huron River Watershed Council
Project Location : 
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Secondary Client Organization: 
City of Ann Arbor
Summary of Project Idea: 

This master's project uses an alternative scenario approach to develop plausible visions for the future of the Argo Pond area in Ann Arbor, Michigan given the possibility of dam removal and broader landscape change. Distinct future visions, or designs, will be distributed to and discussed by local stakeholders to further their decision making processes and understanding of potential outcomes for the Argo Riverfront's redevelopment.

SEAS Faculty Advisor: 
Joan Nassauer and Dave Allan
Master Students Involved in Project: 

Amy Beltemacchi, Master of Landscape Architecture

Amy Hiipakka, Master of Landscape Architecture

Yasu Ishirara, Master of Landscape Architecture

Oliver Kiley, Master of Landscape Architecture

Alicia Lavalle, Master of Landscape Architecture

Mike Wagman, MS Aquatic Sciences

Project Status: 
Past Project