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Barbara Attends Rockefeller Foundation Resiliency Summit

by W-Architecture | Posted 12/15/2014 8:04 AM

Barbara Attends Rockefeller Foundation Resiliency Summit

Barbara represented W Architecture & Landscape Architecture as an expert at the Rockefeller Foundation Resiliency Summit in Washington DC held on November 17-18. To support eligible applicants for the HUD National Disaster Resilience Competition, The Rockefeller Foundation has initiated a Capacity Building Initiative to provide attendees with information and guidance to jump-start their proposals. This will continue with a series of regional Resilience Academies. We are proud to be a part of this important work in creating more resilient communities.

Martin Speaking at Moscow Urban Forum IV and on Jury for Moscow River Competition

by W-Architecture | Posted 12/04/2014 7:28 AM

Martin Speaking at Moscow Urban Forum IV and on Jury for Moscow River Competition

Martin Barry will be in Moscow next week as a jury member for the final round of the Moscow River Competition. He will also be speaking at the Moscow Urban Forum IV. The forum is an international event that will focus on the Moscow River as a source of regeneration of urban areas and will be moderated by Greg Clark. Other speakers include Sergey Kuznetsov, Karima Nigmatulina, Miguel Bukalem, and Paul Lacroix.

West Harlem Piers Park Featured on Landezine

by W-Architecture | Posted 12/02/2014 4:10 PM

West Harlem Piers Park Featured on Landezine

West Harlem Piers Park, completed in 2008, is featured on Landezine. W transformed a parking lot on the waterfront into a 105,526 sf park while working closely with the residents of Harlem. The space was expanded with two piers that stretch into the Hudson River, echoing land formation patterns. The park reconnects the neighborhood to the water and incorporates native plants, reused granite, and reef balls as design elements. Read the feature here: http://www.landezine.com/index.php/2014/12/the-west-harlem-piers-park-by-w-architecture/

New York Rising Public Meeting

by W-Architecture | Posted 11/10/2014 8:17 AM

New York Rising Public Meeting

Last Wednesday, November 5th, we had our 8th public engagement meeting for the New York Rising East Bronx Waterfront Community. We reviewed the 12 projects recommended by the planning committee and community members voted for projects they thought should be prioritized for funding. We are looking forward to the next community meeting this Thursday in City Island!

37th Road Plaza Community Meeting

by W-Architecture | Posted 10/20/2014 11:40 AM

37th Road Plaza Community Meeting

Our first community meeting for the 37th Road Plaza in Jackson Heights, Queens was a success! Over 100 community members attended the workshop to discuss ideas and a vision for the plaza. The meeting was kicked off by Councilman Daniel Dromm, the DOT, and the many community organizations that have supported and maintained the plaza since its inception. W will be working with the DDC to design the permanent plaza. 

Elevated Breach Walk at St. Patrick's Island

by W-Architecture | Posted 10/17/2014 7:55 AM

Elevated Breach Walk at St. Patrick's Island

Lots of progress has been made on construction at St. Patrick's Island in Calgary. Check out the elevated breach walk, with stunning views toward downtown!

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