Winner Chosen for Design of Resilient Rockaways Community

Stockholm-based architectural practice White Arkitekter has been selected as the winner of the two-phase "For a Resilient Rockaway" (FAR ROC) design competition, organized by the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANY) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, among others. ----- Advertising ----- The competition brief, launched in April , asked designers to develop ideas for a new mixed-use, mixed-income, sustainable, and storm-resilient community on an 80-acre site on the Rockaway Peninsula, one of the coastal sections of the city severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. In July, the competition organizers—which also include L+M Development Partners, The Bluestone Organization, Triangle Equities, and Enterprise Community Partners—announced the selection of four finalists out of 117 submissions. Ennead Architects, Toron...

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