I love when good planning happens!
Coming from South Louisiana and now living in South Florida, I continually advocate for the use of mitigation in design. We are not going to stop building on the waterfront; it has part of our collective culture since we migrated out of Africa. So, why not be smart and make out buildings resilient and adaptable. Here is a neat idea from NYC!
New renderings reveal resilient and revitalizing Red Hook waterfront creative complex
New York-based Raft Architects recently unveiled some beautiful new renderings for what will hopefully become a new tech complex on the Red Hook waterfront in south Brooklyn. Working with the Italian development company Est4te Four, the firm’s design for the 1.1 million-square-foot project is expected to create oodles of green space for the Hurricane Sandy-effected nabe, while also implementing a number of storm-resilient features…