Kate Orff

Join us Monday, September 22nd, 6pm

Kate Orff will discuss her, now funded, $60 million project Living Breakwaters.  In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the federal government allocated over one billion dollars to rebuild that Sandy affected region more resiliently.  The Office of Housing and Urban Development led Rebuild by Design, a design competition to access these funds. The SCAPE team, led be Kate Orff and in partnership with Billion Oyster Project designed a winning proposal to build Living Breakwaters off the southern end of Staten Island.  Kate will be discussing this project and her other ideas to incorporate rising water levels and severe storms into our city.