Rebuild by Design marshals the talent of the world to answer a region’s greatest needs. Using an innovative process based on the design competition model, Rebuild by Design places local communities and civic leaders at the heart of a robust, interdisciplinary creative process to generate implementable solutions for a more resilient region.

Originally launched in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Rebuild by Design has generated ten groundbreaking designs to enhance resilience throughout the Northeast US. Rebuild by Design keeps community coalitions connected to the process; explores changes needed in policy, regulation, and operations; and researches the best practices in developing resilience as it helps other regions rethink resilience before disaster strikes. Read More »

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The Living Breakwaters CAC, Kick-Off Meeting Minutes

July 20, 2015

The Living Breakwaters Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) was formed in July 2015 and hosted a kick-off meeting on July 16, 2015. The CAC was joined b [...]


Jul 28, 2015

East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, Community Design Workshop

Stein Senior Center

Join the NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and NYC Department of Design and Construction for a community workshop to discuss the east river waterfront redesign following Hurricane Sandy. This workshop will focus on the waterfront between E 14th and E. 23rd Streets. All members [...]

Winning Proposals


New York, New York

Living with the Bay: A Comprehensive Regional Resiliency Plan for Nassau County’s South Shore

Interboro Team
Long Island, New York

New Meadowlands: Productive City + Regional Park

The Meadowlands, New Jersey

Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge: A Comprehensive Strategy for Hoboken

Hoboken, New Jersey

Hunts Point Lifelines

Bronx, New York


SCAPE / Landscape Architecture
Staten Island, New York