July 6, 2016

Meadowlands Public Scoping Meeting

Robert. L. Craig School Gymnasium

Join us for a Public Scoping Meeting for the New Meadowlands project. You are invited to attend this public meeting and provide comments on the Draft Scoping Document. You can also submit comments before July 21, 2016 in writing via email to:, or by mail to

Mr.  Dennis Reinknecht,
RBD Program Manager, Engineering and Construction,
Office of Flood Hazard Risk Reduction Measures,
501 East State Street,  Mail code 501-01A. P.O. Box 420,
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420.


For more information on Rebuild by Design-Meadowlands, click here.
All released materials will be posted on the project website.


July 10, 2016 - July 14, 2016

World Cities Summit

Sands Expo & Convention Centre

Rebuild by Design and 100 Resilient Cities will host a joint exhibition featuring the winning design proposals and resilient projects from around the world at the World Cities Summit and International Water Week in Singapore on July 10-14.

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July 12, 2016

Hudson River Public Meeting

Babbio Center at The Stevens Institute of Technology

The Design team will present Flood Modeling based on the three proposed alternatives for the Hudson River.

July 23, 2016

Resilient Bridgeport Public Meeting

7 Middle

Please save the date. Details to follow.

Past Events

June 16, 2016

Hudson River Rebuild by Design CAG Meeting

Multi-Service Center

NJ Department of Environmental Protection will hold their next Citizen Advisory Group community meeting on Thursday, June 16th in Hoboken at the Multi-service Center (124 Grand St, Hoboken, NJ 07030) from 6:30-8:30pm. They will be presenting the next iteration of urban design and amenities concepts derived from the feedback received during the April workshops.

Members of the public are invited to attend a community meeting with the Citizens Advisory Group for the Rebuild by Design Hudson River project.

June 10, 2016

Bridgeport Community Workshop: June 10

University of Bridgeport Student Center, Great Room

An open workshop and a brownbag lunch discussion at the design center in downtown will target stakeholder who work in, but may not live in, the study area. That evening, moving into the core of the South End study area, a series of walking tours and a participatory workshop over dinner will engage local residents in a conversation about the pilot project alternatives and the overall strategy for the district.

The full day is structured to attract a full range of stakeholders by providing different types of events at various venues and at different times of day. The design team will learn from residents and other local stakeholders and participants will learn how other established communities are evolving in the face of the challenges associated with global warming. More info here.

Open House

4 – 7 p.m: University of Bridgeport Student Center, Great Room (244 University Ave.)

Come learn about the coastal resilience and planning efforts in Bridgeport. The Open House will include information on the Resilient Bridgeport project, with a focus on design conditions and potential pilot project components. Light refreshments will be served, and open to the public.

Neighborhood Walk: Stories on the Ground

5 – 6 p.m: Meeting Point: University of Bridgeport Student Center, Great Room (244 University Ave.)

Join the Resilient Bridgeport team, community leaders, and climate change and historic preservation experts on a 2 mile walk around the South End to explore the relationship between the city’s cultural heritage and sea level rise. Key stops include the Cottage District, Freeman Houses, regional power and transportation infrastructure, Seaside Village, Marina Village, and Seaside Park. This event is open to the public.

June 8, 2016

MA! Talks: The Smart City Model

Ponce City Market

Where developers, government, and citizens are working together to resolve urban infrastructure questions, you’ll find the most advanced results including jobs, urban sustainability, and leaders who are embracing new models for developing their city.

Join MA, Metropolis Magazine, and their esteemed guests to discuss new ways of connecting people to each other, their local environment, and unique history; and how urban policy, transportation connectivity, sustainable solutions, and innovative development create the future of a great American city. For more information about the series click here.

Ryan Gravel of Sixpitch and City of Atlanta Design Initiative
Amy Chester, Managing Director of Rebuild by Design
Jarel Portman, Founding Principle, JPX Works

Moderated by Susan Szenasy, editor-in-chief of Metropolis Magazine.