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
Designed by WXY Architecture + Urban Design, the project will create plenty of social infrastructure
The Immediate Fix: Gates, Walls, and Dams
What can be done now to protect the buildings already standing.
Seaport City: Infill Part of the East River
Infilling a 1.5-mile-long chunk of the East River at the tip of Lower Manhattan with dirt.
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