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EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD - Garrison Architects

We have to admit that at first, we were surprised to see an architecture firm with a booth at a home furnishings show, but after learning more about Garrison Architects, we think their participation in BKLYN Designs makes perfect sense. The DUMBO-based firm really impressed us with their design and build-out of 37 new flood-proof, prefab beach buildings for Rockaway Beach, Coney Island, Midland Beach, Wolfe's Pond Park and Cedar Grove that will replace the ones destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. The structures were all created to be modular so that they could be completed in time for Memorial Day 2013, and they will also be net-zero energy.

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