Resources


Entrants are encouraged to research references that are related to both the topic of the competition and precedent projects that demonstrate innovative use of timber such as those listed below. An intention of all ACSA competitions is to make students aware that research is a fundamental element of any design solution.

WOOD TECHNOLOGY

RED HOOK HISTORY

RED HOOK COMMUNITY
  • Red Hook Initiative – Community Center in Red Hook Neighborhood
    Red Hook Initiative. Red Hook Initiative, n.d. Web. 27 July 2012. http://www.rhicenter.org/
  • A Brooklyn organization focused on fostering successful Brooklyn businesses:
    Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation. Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation, n.d. Web. 27 July 2012. http://www.sbidc.org/

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NEW YORK CITY

GENERAL INFORMATION
COMMUNITY INITIATIVE PROGRAM EXAMPLES


POST SUPERSTORM SANDY

  • NYC Evacuation Plan (PDF)
  • Guy Nordenson, Catherine Seavitt, Adam Yarinsky, On the Water: Palisade Bay, 2010, Hatje Catnz
  • Hurricane, Michael Oppenheimer et al, Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront, Museum of Modern Art, 2011
  • Google Sandy Crisis Map <http://google.org/crisismap/2012-sandy>


VIDEO

Timber in the City: Sustainable + Affordable Urban Housing

Andrew Waugh, Principal, Waugh Thistlenton Architects, London, England
Michael Green, Principal, MGA Architects and Interior Design, Vancouver
Cees de Jager, Executive Director, Binational Softwood Lumber Council