week 1: january 21 [6.30p – 8.30p in Red Hook]

  • Red Hook integrated flood Protection System (ifPS) Public Meeting Miccio community center

SATURDAY Red Hook Bus Tour: january 23 [9.45a – 2p]

  • Lecture: Sandy’s impact and NYC’s need for integrated flood Protection
  • Tour with various local active Red Hook community members (carolina Selguera of Portside, Allison Reeves of SHAReD, John Quadrozzi of GBX Terminal)
  • lunch at SHARED conference space
  • introduction to Delta Cities Curriculum + project description and deliverables

week 2: january 28

  • case studies presentations and discussions. use case study template for layout, available in the dropbox.
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A1: case study presentation

week 3: february 4

  • Lecture: government structure and regulatory framework for IFPS study; design and implementation; community as a driver for resiliency, role of DEC, DOB, DCP
  • Guest Speakers: GOSR representatives
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A2: SWOT analysis

week 4: february 11

  • Lecture: stormwater, wastewater and drainage issues, research from Fluid Frontiers project
  • Speakers: Jaime Stein and Zehra Kuz
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A3: DeSiGN 1

week 5: february 18

  • design proposal pin-up session with guest critics
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A3: DeSiGN 2 initial design proposal pin-up – physical and tangible [not presentation mode]

week 6: february 25

  • DESIGN SALON: Knowledge Exchange
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A3: student design pitch

week 7: march 3

week 8: march 10

  • Lecture: transportation and waterfront activities
  • Guest Speakers: Carter Craft and Tom Jos
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A4: DESIGN 1 desk crits
  • READINGS: Transport Readings

week 9: march 17 [SPRING BREAK]

week 10: march 24

  • Lecture: inland flooding impacts and drainage study
  • Guest Speaker: e-Design Dynamics, Brooklyn Greenway initiative
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A4: DESIGN 2 desk crits

week 11: march 31

  • pin-up with guest critics (architects and others from RH)
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A4: DESIGN 3

week 12: april 7

  • Lecture: funding opportunities, and potential private public partnerships, cost benefit analysis
  • Guest Speaker: IMG Rebel

week 13: april 14

  • DESIGN SALoN: Knowledge Exchange
  • PROJECT DELIVERABLE A4: team design proposal
  • [midterm for arch students]

week 14: april 21

  • desk crits, prepare for final review
  • PRoJecT DeLiVeRABLe A5: design integration + report rough draft