Courthouse Square Design Competition

Courthouse Square Design Competition

the business district and creating a residential and entertainment address. The design features signature public art by collaborator Ned Kahn that engages participation and reveals the forces of nature: wind, sky, earth and water. The space accommodates public events of 10,000 people as well as day-to-day activities.

Courthouse Square, the central plaza of Santa Rosa, had been divided by a road for many years. A 2-phase competition was held to bring forward new ideas for re-uniting the plaza, revitalizing…

Sustainable practices include solar power, storm water capture and re-use, local horticulture, and revenue generating functions.

Courthouse Square, the central plaza of Santa Rosa, had been divided by a road for many years. A 2-phase competition was held to bring forward new ideas for re-uniting the plaza, revitalizing…

the business district and creating a residential and entertainment address. The design features signature public art by collaborator Ned Kahn that engages participation and reveals the forces of nature: wind, sky, earth and water. The space accommodates public events of 10,000 people as well as day-to-day activities.

Sustainable practices include solar power, storm water capture and re-use, local horticulture, and revenue generating functions.