Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1) looks at the A Transcending Experience team barge. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone

Councilman Roberto Treviño (D1) inspects the barge display by Luna Architecture + Design and Lay Pitman & Associates. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone

The City and AIA San Antonio challenged designers to develop an innovative design for a new river barge fleet to be constructed and in operation prior to San Antonio’s Tricentennial Celebration in 2018. A distinguished panel of jurors selected the top three proposals from a pool of 12 anonymous submissions.