Episode #80: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Designing Nature for a “Better” Future
GSAPP’s commitment to engaging the crucial issues of our time across all of the scales of the built environment is stronger than ever.
—Letter from Dean Amale Andraos
Hacer ViequesThis project is a radical re-thinking of how to source, design, build, and live resiliently in Vieques. By combining large-format 3D-print building technologies with waste upcycling systems, this project proposes new ways to gain value from old objects and to build affordably, quickly, and resiliently.
Metro, Myna, and the Mula-MuthaMetro, Myna and the Mula-Mutha: How Pune’s Metro Can Become an Initiator for Ecological Restoration, Improved Livelihood and Habitat Expansion
[Re]Flow Can ThoCan Tho was built on top of an ever-changing, watery, delta landscape. This delta is sinking as urbanization consumes more groundwater and the sources of groundwater recharge such as wetlands are diminished. This culture that has traditionally lived with water, is being disconnected from it by…
Anti-432 Park AveThis project proposes an inverted version of 432 Park Avenue which has been largely criticized for its luxury prices and low occupancy rate. Focusing on Park Avenue from 51st to 56th Streets as the site, we “flipped” the pencil tower 90 degrees and placed it in…
Development Proposal for 465 Baltic StreetNew York City is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis, and 465 Baltic will capitalize on it to neutralize all demand risk. By providing units at 6 distinct income tiers ranging from 40% AMI to 160% AMI, 465 Baltic will be a true mixed…
Signal or Noise?Qualified Opportunity Zone Affect on Development in Queens, New York from 2015 to 2018