UWM School of FreshWater Sciences update pt. 2

Please feel free to comment on this rendering or pass it along to a friend. What do you think about a design like this Milwaukee?

UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

(See post one to compare the rendering and add comments!)

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by spirit of the lake on June 18, 2009 at 12:42 am

    WOW! To compare part two and part one of these UWM Fresh water posts really makes this seem possible. Is that the design they will use? It’s the only one that I have seen.

  2. Thanks spirit of the lake!

    The design was actually created by a member of Greener Milwaukee, Carl Cummings. It certainly has a resemblance to the Marina Barrage in Singapore for the first UWM post doesn’t it. However the our roof will be a public spectacle, if not an amenity AND a green roof. IMHO I think if both solar panels, a green roof walkway, and powerful residential wind turbines would resonate through architectural circles and really make waves.

    There will be more rendering released at a later time, but thanks for your interest and support. I think it’s likely that if we pass ideas Milwaukeeans think of FOR Milwaukee, we’ll get people excited about this spot & help put Milwaukee back on the map as a beverage capital of the world. The Fresh Water capital, that is. Thx 😉

    -Ryan Thompson Director of Greener Milwaukee

    Watch this video for a lesson in world fresh water supply. Courtesy of Milwaukee’s Discover World.

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