The ten Rebuild by Design finalist teams spent the past eight months doing intensive research and engaging with local communities to find local and resilient solutions to rebuild the Eastern Seaboard cities affected by Hurricane Sandy...Each team presented their final proposals to the public at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ late last week.
Secretary Shaun Donovan of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce the winning projects later this spring. — bustler.net
BIG, WXY + West 8, OMA, Sasaki Associates, Interboro Partners, and notable universities are only a few of the multidisciplinary team leaders in this global group of finalists.
While we wait for the winning results, check out the final proposals below.
BIG U by the BIG team
Location: New York, New York
The Commercial Corridor Resiliency Project by HR&A Advisors, Inc. with Cooper, Robertson & Partners
Location: Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York; Far Rockaway, Queens, New York; Asbury Park, New Jersey
Living with the Bay: A Comprehensive Regional Resiliency Plan for Nassau County’s South Shore by the Interboro team
Location: Long Island, New York
New Meadowlands: Productive City + Regional Park by MIT CAU + ZUS + URBANISTEN
Location: The Meadowlands, New Jersey
Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge: A Comprehensive Strategy for Hoboken
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Hunts Point Lifelines by PennDesign/OLIN
Location: Hunts Point, Bronx, NY
RESILIENCE + THE BEACH by Sasaki/Rutgers/Arup
Location: Jersey Shore, NJ
LIVING BREAKWATERS by SCAPE / Landscape Architecture
Location: Staten Island, New York
Resilient Bridgeport by WB unabridged with Yale ARCADIS
Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Blue Dunes – The Future of Coastal Protection by WXY/West 8
Location: Offshore New York and New Jersey
Project videos below. More details on Bustler.