Gallery: Gowanus Lowline Winners Envision a More Sustainable Future for...

The team of Tyler Caine, Luke Carnahan, Ryan Doyle and Brandon Specketer’s winning entry returns the area surrounding the canal back to the wetland estuary it was before the industrial takeover. By restoring plant life, the wetlands will act as a natural filter to the polluted waters. The system would be self-sufficient, encouraging the depleting ecosystem to thrive once again, but promoting plant, marine and wildlife to flourish again by introducing each element in a series of phases.

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