Gallery: “Cool Water, Hot Island” Winning Design for Times Square Makeo...


With Times Square now officially a pedestrian-only zone, the NYC Department of Transportation is looking to implement a massive overhaul to the area. But before that can happen in 2012, they wanted a semi-temporary installation to “refresh and revive” the streetscape. Molly Dilworth, known for her rooftop pour paintings, was recently awarded the first prize for her entry “Cool Water, Hot Island”. Her proposal is a graphical representation of NASA’s infrared satellite data of Manhattan, and appears to be a cool, refreshing river of water flowing down Broadway!

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  1. Snøhetta Picked to Des... July 28, 2010 at 11:01 am

    […] ultimately comes up with for the foot-traffic heavy section of New York. Installation of the “Cool Water, Hot Island” temporary project by Molly Dilworth, which we’ve written about before, is said to happen in […]

  2. davidwayneosedach May 27, 2010 at 2:16 pm

    How about some palm trees in there?

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