The Rising Currents exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York asked several teams of designers to consider proposals to address the conditions of rising tides and storm surges. As New York prepares to shut down with the imminent arrival of Hurricane Sandy the importance of waterfront infrastructure planning is underlined.
The 2010 Rising Currents exhibition presented speculations by five teams of landscape architects, architects and urban designers who engaged with landscape conditions and processes to respond to, mitigate and prevent the possibility of flooding in the New York Harbor area.
Considering waterfront infrastructure New York Economic Development Corporation (NYEDC) is requesting proposals for New York Waterfront Construction. Change the Course has a deadline of November 15.
[image: Architecture Research Office and dlandstudio]