terrainsvagues second step, Buffalo Visions of Identity (B_VOID), is an international urban competition inviting top level firms to submit their visions for transforming vacant landscapes at the neighborhood scale into new and unusual uses. Its purpose is to envision strategies for the larger landscape that inspire discussion about its future appearance, raise awareness of the need for action, and ultimately become the backdrop to support and encourage private redevelopment. This longer term process depends upon the stakeholders collaborating towards a common vision. Most importantly is the momentum from the competition effort.
MOMENTUM for stakeholders to cooperate towards a common vision.
MOMENTUM leading to a new confidence, publicity and framework that can achieve this transformation.
MOMENTUM leading to new marketing, new business opportunities, new language about Buffalo.