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BEREND’S LANDING OUTDOOR THEATER CENTER DESIGN SUBMISSION


BEREND’S LANDING OUTDOOR THEATER CENTER

Design Submission

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INTRODUCTION

Table of Contents Site Arial Photograph…….….……………………..2 Site Panoramic………..……………………….8 Design Schematic Designs……………….…………..13 Site Plan…………….………………...……….17 Proposal Renderings….……………………...22 Contact Information

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Published by Eskota Design Berend’s Landing Theater Competition Wichita Falls Texas 2009

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PREFACE We submit the enclosed design proposal to Wichita Streams & Valleys to assist in their continuing efforts to make improvements to Wichita Falls and expand its cultural identity.

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SITE

DESIGN The site chosen for the outdoor performance center is significant due to its location at the crossing of the Wichita River and rail line. The natural features of the site as well as the railroad infrastructure reflect upon the earliest beginnings of Wichita Falls, and also to its growth into the regional center of today.

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Site Arial View

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1. Wichita River 2. Pedestrian Bridge 3. Rail Bridge 4. Grain Elevator Arial site photograph looking north east .

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SITE

Site

Bridge

Site adjacent to Wichita River.

Railroad and pedestrian bridge adjacent to Wichita River.

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Vegetation

Wichita River

Wichita River and Vegetation.

Site photo taken from pedestrian bridge looking east down Wichita River.

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SITE

Pedestrian Bridge

River Jogging Trail

Pedestrian bridge over Wichita River looking south east.

Jogging trail along Wichita River.

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River Park

Street Study

River park to the south east of the site.

Site structures in relationship to the street grid of Wichita Falls.

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SITE

Site Figure Ground

Site Panoramic

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Figure Ground of site.

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Panoramic of site looking south west.

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DESIGN

Introduction to Design Parking is best accommodated across the

pedestrians. The site should be landscaped

south bank of the Wichita River. Pedestrians

using indigenous plants similar to the design of

would

the Wee-Chi-Tah statue.

access the site via the Iron Bridge that

spans across the Wichita River providing views of the train bridge, downtown Wichita Falls, and the

Berend’s Landing Outdoor Theater Cen-

ter. The site needs substantial landscaping to create an environment more appropriate for

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Paths

Views

Design study of paths.

Design study of views.

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DESIGN

Study One

Study Two

Study responding to the circulation of the site.

Study resulting from the response of circulating around the stage element.

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Stage Study

Stage Study

Schematic design study of stage element.

Schematic cross section of stage.

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DESIGN

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Schematic Plan

Schematic Site Plan

Design for stage complex.

Design from site study.

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DESIGN

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Existing Site Elements -A- Grain Elevator Existing Grain Elevator -B- Pedestrian Bridge Entrance Entrance to the site from the pedestrian bridge over the Wichita River. -C- Railroad Tracks Railroad tracks bordering the south west side of the site.

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DESIGN

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Site Proposal -1- Concert Stage Concert stage to serve a catalyst for development of Berend’s Landing.

-4- Crowd Enhancement Ground material to enhance venue grounds.

-2- Parking Parking is established onsite to attract wider range of performances to venue.

-5- Entrance Street Entrance street is enhanced to provide spots of venders.

-3- Entrance Gate Construction of a main venue gate on the south side of the site.

-6- Future Expansion Pedestrian road is extended into the site along historical path.

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DESIGN

Transverse Site Section

Longitudinal Site Section

East / West Site Section

North / South Site Section

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Perspective Rendering

Perspective rendering of Berend’s Landing stage element. BLOTC Design Submission PAGE 20


DESIGN

Panoramic of Proposed Site Changes

Panoramic of site looking south west.

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Perspective Rendering

Perspective rendering of Berend’s Landing stage element. BLOTC Design Submission PAGE 22


CONTACT INFORMATION

Project Submitted by: Eskota Joe Ross 940.781.0479 2411 Dartmouth Wichita Falls, Texas joeross@eskota.com

Blake Caskey 832.687.2689 1400 Flint Lubbock, Texas blakecaskey@eskota.com

Project Web Site: www.eskota.com/blotc

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