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Challenge Statement Resilience
How can we make urban neighborhoods more resilient and
affordable using advanced materials ...
In scope out of scope
In scope:
Simple and advanced
materials available today,
structure design strategies
at the building...
Expected Outcomes
Identify the
gaps:
Challenging &
relevant
Co- create
ideas/
solutions:
Holistic and
realizable
Action pl...
426/05/15
Red Hook is a mixture of apartment blocks, shops,
industrial & storage buildings and houses
5Source : Google Maps
Red Hook is a mixed
use community
Power station
Bus Route
Subway
One and Two Family
Multifamily Walk...
26/05/15
Red Hook is endangered by flooding, storms, ...
Virtually all of
Redhook is in NYC
Evacuation Zone for
flooding (...
726/05/15
1. Water & Wind
redirection: Flood
barriers, dikes,
culverts & pervious
pavements are
examples
826/05/15
2. Connectivity during
disaster – proactive &
emergency options
926/05/15
3. Communication –Early warning system?
How to keep communication during
disaster?
4. Power - How to make it more water &
storm resilient, emergency solutions?
Should lines
go
underground?
Should power
hav...
Key question
Imagine:
The federal government has offered to match $ for $ local government,
community and private initiati...
Key considerations
•  Pedestrian walkways
•  Vehicular movement
2. Connectedness
3. Communication
•  Overcoming phone line...
1326/05/15
Red Hook
Reference map
Red Hook,
Brooklyn
150 years
All image sources own or these Creative Commons photos:
Slide 1 – all: Michael Fleshman
Slide 4 – all: jqpublic
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Resilience Workshop Non Building - Creator Space Tour NYC

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Slides from Creator Space™ tour NYC Summit: Resilience workshop

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York on October 29, 2012, it ravaged the
city. One of the most affected areas was Red Hook, Brooklyn. How can
Red Hook and other urban neighborhoods be made more resilient and
affordable using advanced materials and systems?

Find here the input presentations that the expert participants of the
Creator Space summit on 26th and 27th of May 2015 in New York received
for their workshops.
More on https://creator-space.basf.com/content/basf/creatorspace/en/celebrating-150/tour/tour-new-york.html

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Resilience Workshop Non Building - Creator Space Tour NYC

  1. 1. Challenge Statement Resilience How can we make urban neighborhoods more resilient and affordable using advanced materials and systems?
  2. 2. In scope out of scope In scope: Simple and advanced materials available today, structure design strategies at the building element, unit or community level, direct and indirect methods, including incorporation above the building code Out: Completely theoretical materials, community participation models Out: Improvement outside of resilience purposes
  3. 3. Expected Outcomes Identify the gaps: Challenging & relevant Co- create ideas/ solutions: Holistic and realizable Action plan: Make a plan for sustainable investment to increase resilience Specify time frame, location/ area, roles and responsibilities and personal role/ commitment Presentation to ‘Urban Experts’
  4. 4. 426/05/15 Red Hook is a mixture of apartment blocks, shops, industrial & storage buildings and houses
  5. 5. 5Source : Google Maps Red Hook is a mixed use community Power station Bus Route Subway One and Two Family Multifamily Walkup Multifamily Elevator Multifamily Commercial / Residential Commercial / Office Industrial / Manufacturing Transportation / Utility Public Facilities & Institutions Open Spaces Parking Facilities Vacant Land
  6. 6. 26/05/15 Red Hook is endangered by flooding, storms, ... Virtually all of Redhook is in NYC Evacuation Zone for flooding (Zone 1).
  7. 7. 726/05/15 1. Water & Wind redirection: Flood barriers, dikes, culverts & pervious pavements are examples
  8. 8. 826/05/15 2. Connectivity during disaster – proactive & emergency options
  9. 9. 926/05/15 3. Communication –Early warning system? How to keep communication during disaster?
  10. 10. 4. Power - How to make it more water & storm resilient, emergency solutions? Should lines go underground? Should power have mobile backups? Should we all have backup batteries? Should power lines be underground?
  11. 11. Key question Imagine: The federal government has offered to match $ for $ local government, community and private initiatives that increase the resilience of Red Hook’s non-building space while improving the long term quality of life. Put forward a series of proposals for the most impactful ideas to win matching funds
  12. 12. Key considerations •  Pedestrian walkways •  Vehicular movement 2. Connectedness 3. Communication •  Overcoming phone lines •  Public direction 1. Wind / Water Redirection •  Shoreline •  Pervious materials •  Barriers 4. Power •  Water protection •  Grid goes off •  Emergency units
  13. 13. 1326/05/15 Red Hook Reference map
  14. 14. Red Hook, Brooklyn
  15. 15. 150 years All image sources own or these Creative Commons photos: Slide 1 – all: Michael Fleshman Slide 4 – all: jqpublic Slide 7 big: Bert Knottenbeld small left: Beeldbank V&W Slide 8 left: Florida Fish and Wildlife right: Ian Turk Slide 9 big: Mark Giles small: Axel Schwenke Slide 10 left: Tesla Motors middle: Grant Wickes right: Woodleywonderworks Sources

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