Urban Omnibus » Jury Picks: Sketch120 Greenpoint EditionAt the end of March, we told you about last month’s Sketch120: Greenpoint Edition, this year’s Design in 5 design charrette, an annual event that we first profiled in December 2009. Now we bring you some of the fruits of all that design brainstorming.
Beginning the Baykeeper
In recent years, science and policy have been catching up with Andrew Willner’s vision for a sustainable harbor.
“In Dutch and English days, immense beds of oysters grew in the harbor. They bordered the shores of Brooklyn and Queens, and they encircled Manhattan, Staten Island, and the islands in the Upper Bay…”