January 2023

Gamble associates wins BSA award

Gamble Associates’ Rochester Minnesota’s Area Wide Riverfront Plan (ROC) wins the highest award for Campus Planning and Urban Design category at this year’s Boston Society for Architecture Design Awards Gala.

Projects in this category are recognized as important examples of leadership in our design industry and represent not only design excellence, but also stand as valuable planning resources for our community. The jury called the ROC plan, “an excellent example of a holistic planning approach for urban areas with complex industrial and development histories in our era of climate change and carbon crisis.” They also said, it “prioritizes preservation and adaptation of existing building and infrastructure fabric, using crafty conversion maneuvers to great ends.” We are grateful to the BSA for selecting this transformative project. Special thanks to our team and exceptional partners at the City of Rochester and Destination Medical Center.

Team: Gamble Associates (urban design, project lead), SWA Group (landscape architecture), NEOO Partners (economic development), omloop (signage and branding)