soft infrastructure ideas post Sandy

Posted on Nov 18, 2012
soft infrastructure ideas post Sandy

Screen Shot 2012-12-30 at 10.04.59 PMfrom Studio 360–listen here

Architectural Research Office collaborated with landscape architect Susanna Drake to come up with a plan to protect lower Manhattan’s waterfront from flooding. The ecological infrastructure makes use of a slope surrounding the perimeter of the island to act as a natural buffer against storm surges.

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