Along New York City’s waterfront, development has spurred the creation of new public spaces regulated down to the level of tree plantings and bicycle parking. Why aren’t resilience measures mandated in a similar way?
Thousands of new rain gardens are soaking up stormwater across the city. As green infrastructure settles into the sidewalk, can we learn to love a sewer?
For high school students in the Climate Resilience Leadership Lab, emergency preparedness means mobilizing the neighborhood.
For activists, scientists, and designers, images from the river's past hold the key to imagining its future.
In Sheepshead Bay, designing for resilience at a scale somewhere between the city and the single-family house.
Nearly six years after Sandy flooded basements and uprooted trees, Red Hook Houses is still in recovery. But designers from KPF and OLIN see a future brighter than survival, when infrastructure combines with art and the landscape rises above the waterline.
Ten final plans presented for Rebuild By Design.