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'Resilient Rockaways': MOMA PS1 Rockaway Call for Ideas Winning Proposal / Brennan Baxley

01:00 - 23 June, 2013
'Resilient Rockaways': MOMA PS1 Rockaway Call for Ideas Winning Proposal / Brennan Baxley, absent sand dunes / © Brennan Baxley
absent sand dunes / © Brennan Baxley

With the main goal of facing the challenges of recovery in the coastal urban neighborhoods of the Rockaways, the 'Resilient Rockaways' proposal by Brennan Baxley takes precedents from dune formation and creation. In doing so, their concept provides a local opportunity to defend the coastline while aiding in the recreational and participatory design of dunes. Building with nature, small infrastructure, and community effort, the design encourages social resiliency as well as promote a healthy shoreline. More images and architects' description after the break.