Living Breakwaters enters construction

Sep 13, 2021

Tottenville, NY | September 13, 2021 – Today, the New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) announced the start of in-water construction for Living Breakwaters, a $107 million project with a layered approach to risk reduction —enhancing physical, ecological and social resilience for the South Shore of Staten Island. The project consists primarily

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Three SCAPE projects honored in ASLA-NY 2021 Design Awards

Sep 8, 2021

We’re happy to share that SCAPE won three awards in ASLA-NY’s 2021 Design Awards: The Chattahoochee RiverLands received an Honor Award in Analysis, Research, Planning & Communications. Developed with a large, multidisciplinary team and a coalition of over 200 stakeholders, the RiverLands envision a 125-mile network of greenways and blueways spanning the entire Metro Atlanta

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Kate on CNN with Christiane Amanpour: “It’s time to invest in natural infrastructure.”

Aug 10, 2021

This week, Kate joined journalist Christiane Amanpour on CNN International / PBS to discuss the urgency for broad-based federal investments in natural infrastructure and frontline communities. Reflecting on the release of the latest IPCC report—which discusses the science behind climate change and its disastrous effects on earth systems—Kate said, “One emotion that I refuse to

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Climate Ready Dorchester wins 2021 BSLA Design Award

Jul 13, 2021

Climate Ready Dorchester won a Merit Award in Analysis & Planning in the Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA) 2021 Design Awards. “The design team encouraged a diverse community to come together to make something collaboratively, considering best practices for resilient shorelines. An emphasis on programming was clearly incorporated into the community engagement process, and

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Reflection Riding and SCAPE release Framework for the Future

Jun 22, 2021

Today, Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center released a new Framework for the Future, following a seven-month engagement and planning process led by SCAPE. In conjunction with the framework’s release, Reflection Riding also launched a new website: At its core, the vision characterizes a shift in conservation ethic relative to native landscapes in the

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Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center wins NYCxDesign’s Greater Good Award

May 25, 2021

In NYCxDesign’s 2021 Awards, Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center—a collaboration between architects Marble Fairbanks and SCAPE—was honored in the category ‘Greater Good: Social and Environmental Impact.’ Winners were announced in a virtual ceremony hosted by Interior Design, including outstanding projects from all areas of design. This year’s winners included artist Sarah Sze, Design Republic,

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Resilient New Jersey: Raritan River and Bay Communities kicks off, seeking public input from residents

Apr 19, 2021

This month, Resilient New Jersey launched a new planning effort to develop an action plan addressing flood risk in the Raritan River and Bay communities of New Jersey—including Woodbridge, Old Bridge, Sayreville, Perth Amboy, South Amboy, South River and Carteret in Middlesex County. This joint effort between the municipalities, the New Jersey Department of Environmental

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