mar 3, 2010
SCAPE / RISING CURRENTS featured in New York Magazine
WHEN THE WATER RISES - Five Architects' Plans for Managing a Globally Warmed FutureREAD MORE
feb 22, 2010
Kate Orff's essay published in China
Landscape Urbanism and the Strategy of the EarthworkREAD MORE
feb 4, 2010
OYSTER-TECTURE featured in The Architects Newspaper!
AS THE TIDE TURNS
Rising Currents teams share flood-averting plans
jan 28, 2010
SCAPE is a DBE
SCAPE has been certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise.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.”
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