Gallery: MOMA Exhibit Offers Real Solutions to NYC’s Rising Tides

Some of the ideas took advantage of what high ground there is in New York City. This rendering is of Sunset Park, Brooklyn in a new age Amsterdam. Canals instead of roadways connect the buildings by water.

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  1. Blakeney September 17, 2011 at 10:50 am

    All of these ideas are very creative …but didn’t any of the designers consider how the existing land masses might be saved? I would think avoiding destruction of millions of dollars of existing property, not to mention housing for millions of people would be the priority – instead of ideas of what to do once the flood has taken place.

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  3. lani March 3, 2010 at 2:22 pm

    this is incredible! thanks for the news!

  4. lafemmeartiste March 2, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    When this happens, have the Republicans & conservative Democrats build all these creative solutions as community service!!

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