Cole Park is a popular iconic area for local residents, families and tourists visiting Corpus Christi, Texas. There are a few covered areas for people to to refuge from the elements however the area lacks a pavilion with seating as well as art or monuments in the area. I have worked on an idea to remedy the situation.
I looked up Cole Park on Google Maps and took a screen shot of the area. That helped me to decided on the size of the pavilion and inspired me to add some new landscaping as well as a walking trail and two garden swings for relaxation.
Simple and quaint.
Photo used to inspire specifications of the Body of Christ Texas Open Air Pavilion
A few attempts at expanding and adding things I ended up not keeping for the final design.
Had not added walking trails at this point.
I originally started out with the pavilion only and wasn't. going to add anything to it aside from 2-4 entry points. I remembered that there are generally many people that workout and jog in this area or take their children to the park, so I decided to include two waking paths around the pavilion. I placed outdoor lamps throughout the pathway and decided later on that it was not tasteful and removed them. I added more landscaping and was satisfied with the look. I place model people in different areas to give the viewer an idea of what it would look like.
I initially thought that it would be a great idea to include lamps in the original design and dec
I did not appreciate how the lamps cluttered the design.
Final design consists of walking paths with landscaping that fits the area. Garden Bench Swings were placed along the path to rest. I would strategically place this design facing the water for visitors to take in the beauty of the water line and sunrise.
Benches available for resting and visiting with friends while escaping the elements.