Event Schedule

(re)stitch Tampa, an international design ideas competition drew exciting submittals from all over the world, representing over 22 different countries including the US and Canada.

All of the panels are now on exhibit at the new USF CAMLS building at 124 S. Franklin Street Tampa,Fl. 33602 at the intersection of Brorein and Franklin.

Fri. April 13, 2012

Come join us this Friday April 13, 2012 to celebrate the winners and honorable mentions of (re)stitch TAMPA and to listen to lectures from our world renowned jurors. We will begin at 3pm with lectures from our world renowned jurors.

Auditorium CAMLS building, new USF CAMLS building at 124 S. Franklin Street Tampa,Fl. 33602 at the intersection of Brorein and Franklin.

  • 3:00-5:30-Lectures
    Chad Oppenheim, Architect, Miami, FL
    Chris Reed, Principal, STOSS Landscape Urbanism, Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design
    Charles Waldheim, Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture Department Harvard Graduate School of Design, Urban Agency
  • 5:30-6:15
    Exhibition Reception in USF CAMLS lobby.
  • 6:15-7:15
    Comments from Mayor of Tampa Bob Buckhorn.
    Comments from Jurors and announcement of competition winners and honorable mentions
  • 7:00-8:00
    Keynote Lecture Juhani Pallasmaa - "Place, Space and Atmosphere"

Sat. April 14, 2012

USF Camls Building Auditorium

  • 9:00-11:45
    [re]stitch Tampa will host workshops engaging constituents, stakeholders, urban designers and community planners. We welcome the community to participate in this event. Presentations will be given from members of our local government, community groups, and design professionals to discuss the future of development and the environment in Tampa and to distill the results of (re)stitch TAMPA as an envisioning process informing the master-planning process of downtown TAMPA! A guided boat tour by Riverwalk manager Lee Hoffman will follow. Space limited on the boat.
  • 9-9:10 Introduction
    Shannon Bassett (re)stitch TAMPA competition director, Asst. Professor Architecture and Urban Design University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design
  • 9:10-9:25
    Tom Levin -Landscape Architect, Ekistics Design Studio, Designing with Geen Infrastructure-the Florida Aquarium
  • 9:25-9:40
    Josh Doring -TIBA (Tampa Independent Business Alliance)
  • 9:40-9:55
    Urban Charrette, Adam Fritz
  • 9:55-10:10
    Jennifer Languell- Trifecta Construction Solutions, "Building Economic Strength through Sustainable Actions"
  • 10:10-10:25
    Lena Young and Myron Griffin- Tampa Green Artery
  • 10:25-10:40
    Randy Goers- Urban Planning Coordinator at City of Tampa and Project Manager to develop a master plan for Tampa's urban core
  • 10:40-11:00
    Coffee Break
  • 11:00-11:45
    Moderated Discussion with panelist and public - moderated by Shannon Bassett

Getting There

If you are arriving by car you can park at the Fort Brooke Parking Garage which is very close to the USF CAMLS building at 124 S. Franklin St. which is at the intersection of Franklin and Brorein. City parking is $1.25 an hour as is on the streets but you can only park for a few hours at a time on the street and ulimited in the Fr. Brooke Garage and then after 6pm it is free.

CAMLS building

Ft. Brooke Parking Garage