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Flashback: Gowanus Urban Field Station by Office of Architecture, an Axis Civitas Honorable Mention

Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015
Earlier this month, Gowanus by Design's Axis Civitas competition concluded with a fantastic set of urban strategies that would help restore and preserve the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Among the top-winning submissions was "Gowanus Urban Field Station" by Aniket Shahane, Ivan Kostic, and Valentin…

Axis Civitas winners propose urban strategies for Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood

Posted: Tuesday, November 03, 2015
For their third annual competition, Gowanus by Design organized Axis Civitas to explore the potential development of the Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, and to address the lack of a sustainable urban strategy that would restore and preserve the area. The two-component competition required…

Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Exhibit Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Back in February, we had published the winners of Gowanus by Design's second design and planning competition, WATER_WORKS. The intent of the competition, according to David Briggs, co-founder of Gowanus by Design, was to design a new community resource in Douglass/Greene Park that shares the site with a Combined…

Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Winners

Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Winning projects in three categories have been announced in Gowanus by Design's latest competition, WATER_WORKS. The brief called for solutions specific to Brooklyn's Gowanus area that simultaneously explored the role of water in recreation, quotidian uses, and in contaminated urban environments, and demonstrated how a redesigned…

Gowanus Lowline: Connections - Entry “Domestic Laundry”

Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2011
AGER Group's Boston Office has shared with us their proposal "Domestic Laundry: Flush Basin Curtain Mattress Pillow" that won the team an Honorable Mention in the Gowanus Lowline: Connections competition (previously on Bustler). Team members included Jessica Leete, Albert Chung, Winnie Lai, Shan Shan Lu,…

Gowanus Lowline Competition Winners

Posted: Monday, August 01, 2011
Six winning designs have been announced in the Gowanus Lowline: Connections competition, hosted by Gowanus by Design. The jury reviewed 98 finalists to select the 1st and 2nd place winners as well as four honorable mentions.


Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008
An important step in the restoration of the Spencer Dock Sea Lock took place with the installation of new outer, tidal lock gates some weeks ago.  The redevelopment project will see the creation of a six-hectare public green area in the North Lotts area and are a further step in…

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