When good planning happens …

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

by , 09/21/15

Read more: New renderings unveil plans for a beautiful and resilient Red Hook waterfront development | Inhabitat New York City

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

Read more: New renderings unveil plans for a beautiful and resilient Red Hook waterfront development | Inhabitat New York City

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