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Stephen Yablon Architect

Stephen Yablon Architect

New York, NY

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"Yona on the Beach" One of 25 Selected Winners MoMA PS1 / EXPO 1: NEW YORK Exhibition

Acceptance of the inherent and increasingly dynamic conditions of barrier islands is central to SYA's scheme that was selected for MoMA PS1's EXPO 1: NEW YORK, an exhibition showcasing ideas for rebuilding the New York City neighborhood of Rockaway Beach post-Hurricane Sandy. Inspired by architect Yona Friedman's utopian yet pragmatic floating cities, SYA's concept raises an entire beach community above the 100-year flood level to minimize damage during storms, permitting the island to change naturally below. SYA's 3 minute video can be viewed on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4D6FKc3l1I

 
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Status: Competition Entry
Location: New York, New York

 

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