Analogous habitat, monitoring station and visitors’ center. A resource for global native pollinator biodiversity conservation.

Pollinators Pavilion: Analogous Habitat and Monitoring System for Native Pollinators

School of Architecture Faculty: Ariane Lourie Harrison  Team: Seth Harrison, Yuxiang Chen (MS Arch ‘18), Mingyu Park (MS Arch ‘19), Zongguan Wang (MS Arch ‘18) The Pollinators Pavilion prototypes an…

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In section, a chosen chunk of the proposal shows the tectonic relationships between the inherently private industrial program and the public nature of the natatorium. Here we see the incinerator juxtaposed against the grotto in the front. Lastly, Structure is celebrated by the exposure of large concrete ribs, which support the shells of the vessels and the program within. In section, a chosen chunk of the proposal shows the tectonic relationships between the inherently private industrial program and the public nature of the natatorium. Here we see the incinerator juxtaposed against the grotto in the front. Lastly, Structure is celebrated by the exposure of large concrete ribs, which support the shells of the vessels and the program within.

Recro-Cycling

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design Students: Brandon Sanchez, HsienTing Huang, Jose Castaneda Faculty: Alexandra Barker We are interested in analyzing the relationships between light,…

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Plan of Elevated Pathway

NORC to NORM

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design Faculty: Meta Brunzema Faculty: Allison Barker An alternative proposal for an “aging in place community”, so as to improve…

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On approaching the building and looking up, its profile begins to break up, hinting and the dissolving space within.

Dissolving Density

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design Student: Benjamin Smithers Faculty: Kutan Ayata , Alex Tahinos This residential high-rise in Downtown Brooklyn subverts expectations of…

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West side of Biofuelery. Gowanus, Brooklyn in background. Oyster aquaculture & marsh in
foreground. At this EPA Brownfield site, oysters are extraordinary for their ability to filter 50
gallons of water per day as well as their calcified shells absorbing metals such as copper, a
common automotive ingredient in stormwater runoff.

Biofuelery

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture Student: Brett Rappaport Faculty: Alex Barker, Mor Segal In the studio ‘Urban Infrastructure in the Anthropocene: Aqua-Culture Shed’ we investigate the…

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Visualizing design strategies by comparing the “business as usual construction” represented by models of the One Manhattan Square tower and our new proposal guided by our research.

Density and Disease: Design Strategies

School of Architecture, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design Students: Alyssa Clayburn, Aishwariya Devi Sivakumar, Chinmay Shah, Bhaumik Shah, Nikhil Sanghvi Faculty: Meta Brunzema Design plays a critical role in shaping…

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The world will look very different in 2100. How we move, produce food, mitigate waste, travel, and interact with the environment must change. The constant in this future of innovation is the integral human fabric of communities like Edgemere that will remain strong and keep rising.

Let The Water In: Strategies for a Resilient Edgemere

School of Architecture, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Students: Erica Asinas, Haley Balcanoff, Zeid Bushnaq, Mariah Chinchila, Shelby Fredrickson, Aishwarya Kulkarni, Yanxin Mao,…

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The study area was broken down into specific zones that were seen as areas of interest where general infrastructure improvements could most benefit the community. The study area required a variety of improvements to the streetscape while also providing an opportunity to create spaces that support community activities.

Harnessing Social Resilience in the Rockaways

School of Architecture, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Students: Alexandra Belyaev, Simon Betsalel, Michael Klunder, Alice Krieg, Eve Lettau, Carolyn Levine, Ariella Levitch,…

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One proposal for the streetscape below the BQE includes the construction of green infrastructure, including wetlands, to mitigate the environmental impacts of the highway.

Addressing Wallabout’s Wealth Gap: Towards A Circular Economy

School of Architecture, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Students: Samuel Brodersen, Timna Churges Golan, Luis Diaz, Anvitha Reddy Gandu, Eileen Huggard, Elizabeth Horen, Alex Jackson,…

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Land use and coastal management can deliver a just transition to communities by prioritizing ecological restoration and environmentally sustainable use of abandoned land, ensuring they contribute to thriving ecologies, not extractive economies. When land and local assets are owned and governed by coastal communities, these can facilitate inclusive wealth generation that supports residents through neighborhood transition.

Building Equity through Managed Retreat: A Case Study on Edgemere, Queens

School of Architecture, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Students: Erica Asinas Faculty: Ron Shiffman, Ayse Yonder Edgemere is  a low-lying coastal neighborhood, situated on the…

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A framework for an open-source ES valuation database for CGs with existing garden layouts, this platform is structured as a scientific, educational resource that caters to students, advocates, and policy-makers.

Money Does Grow on Trees: An Equitable Perspective for Increasing Urban Well-being via Greening Land Valuation and Scaling Ecosystem Services in Communities

School of Architecture, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Student: Samuel Pressman Faculty: Leonel Lima Ponce, Ira Stern, Ray Figueroa (advisor), Paul Mainkiewicz (advisor) This project explores the…

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