Getting the details right on the Chrysalis, featuring Living Design Lab and Mahan Rykiel Associates.
Now that construction of the Chrysalis is complete, what are the next steps to fulfill the vision of Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods?
I discuss how the Chrysalis and Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods can attract visitors, based on research conducted by Integrated Insight.
I present more details on the Chrysalis foundation/basement or “subfloor” and related construction, featuring the work of Whiting-Turner.
I explain how the skin of the Chrysalis was fabricated and installed by A. Zahner Company.
I explore the steel frame underlying the skin of the Chrysalis, as designed by the structural engineering group of Arup.
I discuss how the Chrysalis will function as a professional stage, as designed by the theater consulting group of Arup.
I explore the design of the Chrysalis and the work of Marc Fornes, its designer.
I discuss the various institutional activities related to implementation of the Inner Arbor plan
I explore the vision for a new park in Symphony Woods and the strategy to implement it
I recap the history of Symphony Woods and the various attempts over the years to develop it as a park.
In this series I explore the conception and construction of the Chrysalis amphitheater and Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods.