jan 10, 2012
Urban Design to Brazil
Kate Orff is off to Brazil this week as part of the urban design studio teaching team at Columbia UniversityREAD MORE
dec 9, 2011
Topos Mag on Gateway
Topos International Review of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design features Kate Orff's latest bookREAD MORE
dec 6, 2011
New York Times on Gateway
New York Times Bookshelf / December 2, 2011
GATEWAY - Visions for an Urban National Park
nov 1, 2011
Check Out Planting Progress @ BPCCC !
planting at Battery Park City Community Center is currently underwayREAD MORE
Oyster-tecture featured in Brooklyn Daily Eagle
mar 27, 2010
ARCHITECT DESIGNS UNDERWATER 'CITY OF OYSTERS FOR GOWANUS
By MIKE WEISS
Published: March 26, 2010
...while the digital screens and elaborate models of the other four teams filling the museum’s exhibition hall seemed very ambitious, there was something more down to earth and “do-able” about Orff’s design – reflecting a focus on the main character in her plan, the humble but underappreciated oyster.
“The oyster is an amazing creature,” Orff said.
...On a less-ambitious scale, Orff’s Oyster-Tecture project is something she thinks could actually be built and could start improving water quality and life in Brooklyn immediately.
“My goal is absolutely not conceptual, there’s nothing here that’s off the moon,” she said emphatically. “We could start tomorrow.”
continue reading "Architect Designs Underwater 'City' of Oysters for Gowanus" at BrooklynEagle.com