Bushwick Inlet Park transforms the Brooklyn waterfront from a brownfield industrial strip into a public park. Located in the Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this is the first step of an ambitious waterfront redevelopment along the East River. The program integrates athletic fields, community facility and a NYC Park maintenance and operation facility into a 6.2-acre park. The park wraps up over the building on the west as a green hill that makes 100% of the site accessible to the public. A zigzag path provides ADA access to the top, where a large wood-framed PV canopy provides shade and views over the play fields to the Manhattan skyline.
Winner of: ArchDaily's Top 100 American Architecture Projects 2016, 2014 AIA COTE Green Top Ten Green Projects. Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn 2014 Design Award, ASLA 2013 Honor Award, NY City Public Design Commission Award 2008
Location: Brooklyn, NY, US
My Role: Architect