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Maria Artemis

Historic Fourth Ward Park
Stone, Water

Location: Atlanta Georgia Commissioned by: Atlanta, Beltline, Inc. Landscape Architects/Engineers: HDR Description: Artemis was commissioned by Atlanta Beltline Inc. to work with the landscape architecture and engineering firm HDR during the planning phase for the Clear Creek Storm Water Relief Project and Park. During the design process, three sites were designated for her work to be integrated into the first phase of the new larger Historic Forth Ward Park. These include The West Plaza or Sculpture Plaza - Special paving and large granite quarry stones are used to define the space of the terraced West Plaza and its relationship to the park beyond. Six of the twenty-six stones in the plaza design are carved, inviting interaction. Four of these form seats fitted into the lowest wall marking the edge of the plaza. Other sites include worked stones that direct the flow of water for the North Plaza Fountain, and quarried granite fragments that articulate the water wall below the East Plaza.