jan 28, 2011
Oyster-tecture to Protect Lady Liberty
A look at how New York Harbor could thrive as waters rise from climate changeREAD MORE
jan 28, 2011
Charts The OMA family Tree
Game Changers Issue / Jan. 2011
jan 17, 2011
Check out HDM!
SCAPE featured in Harvard Design Magazine
33 / Design Practices Now Vol. 2
dec 8, 2010
Kate Orff @ TED !
TEDWomen / Session 4: Composers
0830-1015 AM / Wednesday, December 8th
Kate Orff interviewed by FASLANYC
mar 27, 2010
The Conscientização of Landscape:
An Interview with Kate Orff
Recently we had the chance to sit down with Kate Orff of Scape Studio, whose Safari 7 exhibition we reported on here last October. On March 6th she presented the paper "Jamaica Bay as Catalyst" at the MillionTreesNYC Symposium and this Wednesday, March 24th the Rising Currents exhibition at the MoMA will feature their "Oyster-tecture" proposal for negotiating sea level rise in the New York Harbor, along with those of four other teams...
Scape Studio has established itself in recent years as one of the most agile and interesting practices in New York City, one that is particularly concerned with environmental and social justice issues. Part research team, part design office, part professor, they are busily building partnerships among teams of professionals, researchers and policy makers while simultaneously seeking to demystify the professions, encouraging the citizens to take an active part in the rethinking and remaking of their built environments. Realizing that new models of work- research, design, and implementation- are needed alongside the conventional methods for effecting change, they are actively seeking out and testing new ways of doing new things...
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