jul 26, 2010
Milstein Hall Construction Update
Check out progress on Cornell University's new Art Architecture and Planning building!READ MORE
jul 21, 2010 / 12-2 PM
Kate Orff presents at Columbia University
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall, Columbia University
jul 3, 2010
SAFARI 7 on QPTV
SAFRI 7 partner Kate Orff interviewed by QCA's Excutive Director Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer.READ MORE
jun 10, 2010
Shellfish Smackdown: NJ vs MD
Keystone ecological species and filtration tool or dangerous poaching temptation?READ 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