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ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE ENGAGEMENT REPORT

Best Practices for Government in Community Engagement As the seven funded Hurricane Sandy Design Competition projects are implemented, Rebuild has observed many creative community engagement strategies from the project teams. “Best Practices for Elements of Engagement” captures these observations, highlighting effective engagement practices among the seven projects. Demonstrate the Value of Community Participation Make Sharing …

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STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL GOVERNMENT-COMMUNITY COLLABORATION

In November 2014, Rebuild by Design brought together community leaders, design and planning experts, and government officials to discuss their experiences in creating and implementing large-scale infrastructure projects. They also highlighted key strategies for continuing to make government-community collaboration effective, even as government agencies continue to engage community stakeholders in the development of their Hurricane …

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POLICY ROUNDTABLE: PROMOTING RESILIENCE IN POLICY AND PRACTICE

Throughout the Rebuild By Design Hurricane Sandy Design Competition, teams encountered policy, regulatory, and planning barriers that shaped their design proposals and ideas, which demonstrated that many existing frameworks do not fully support resilience. As communities  move towards implementing innovative, resilient projects, these challenges could become even more problematic. To ensure the policy lessons learned …

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The BIG U: Hurricane Sandy Design Competition Report

Developed by: BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) with One Architecture, Starr Whitehouse, James Lima Planning + Development, Green Shield Ecology, AEA Consulting, Level Agency for Infrastructure, ARCADIS, Buro Happold Read the full report here.  Go back to the webpage here.  

Living Breakwaters: Hurricane Sandy Design Competition Report

Developed by: SCAPE/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Dr. Philip Orton / Stevens Institute of Technology, Ocean & Coastal Consultants, SeArc Ecological Consulting, LOT-EK, MTWTF, the Harbor School and Paul Greenberg Read the report here. View the project webpage here.

BLUE DUNES: HURRICANE SANDY DESIGN COMPETITION REPORT

Developed by: WXY architecture + urban design, West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture, AIR Worldwide, ARCADIS, BJH Advisors, Center for Urban Real Estate, NowHere Office, Parsons New School for Design, Rutgers University, Griffith Urban Planning & Design, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Varisk Analytics Read the report here. Visit the webpage here.