12 Innovative Post-Sandy Projects Built to Withstand Future Storms
As sea level rise increases the impact severe storms like Superstorm Sandy have on New York, the city’s architects are designing buildings that are more resilient than even building codes require.
There’s even a homegrown rating system for New York’s coastal buildings called the Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines (commonly known as WEDG) that aims to make projects more resilient, while also making the waterways more accessible and healthier. The guidelines, which the Waterfront Alliance launched in 2015, will soon go national, the nonprofit’s president and CEO Roland Lewis said. . .