Post Sandy : Reinforcing The City

Sandy Second Summer-Islands

(Artist Rendering of proposed barrier islands off the Atlantic Coast)

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, this Blog will attempt to touch upon design subjects which are impacting the way we think about our City, and how we’ll inhabit it for future generations to come. This article, from The Guardian, highlights a potential scenario to safeguard our coast from impending Superstorms. While the attempt to alter nature is fast becoming a solution to certain issues, the question remains whether this is a sustainable one?

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