NYC is preparing for the next Big Storm (5)

The face of New York City will change forever, after Mayor’s Bloomberg 438-page proposal demonstrating various ways in which the city needs to adapt to survive storms like Sandy.

The proposal is referring also in long-term investments, but NYC is actually now starts several infrastructure upgrades.



Have a look at the three major protection plans, according to gizmodo:

The East River Blueway: Beaches and Marshes Along Manhattan

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NYC is preparing for the next Big Storm (3)

 

Designed by WXY Architecture + Urban Design, the project will create plenty of social infrastructure



The Immediate Fix: Gates, Walls, and Dams

NYC is preparing for the next Big Storm (1)

What can be done now to protect the buildings already standing.

Seaport City: Infill Part of the East River

NYC is preparing for the next Big Storm (2)

 

Infilling a 1.5-mile-long chunk of the East River at the tip of Lower Manhattan with dirt.



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