At the beginning of January, Architecture for Humanity closed its doors, surprising the design world and an army of volunteers around the world. Tension had, apparently, been brewing for months and many
Superstorm Sandy wreaked absolute havoc all along the USA's east coast, and in addition to the massive flood damage, subsequent fires along the Jersey Shore (among other areas) were devastating. Hurricane
After numerous delays caused by financial disputes and weather issues, the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum says it is finally set to open to the public as early as this May. While many New Yorkers look
Hurricane season is a costly affair anywhere, but Risk Management Solutions predicts that in the future these devastating tropical depressions will make landfall in new and unexpected places. RMS recently
It's been one year since Superstorm Sandy battered New York, and though we're relieved to be enjoying dry weather today, experts are warning us not to become too complacent. "Sandy wasn't the big one,”
You've likely heard of food deserts, but did you know that New York City is a food island? Connected to the rest of the world by bridges and tunnels, stores in the metropolis have been rendered stockless
The Climatic Data Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association has released a new analysis of 12 extreme weather events in 2012, and the findings aren't reassuring. Researchers discovered
Believe it or not, climate change could actually save New York City from getting hit by another devastating superstorm like Hurricane Sandy. But that doesn't mean that New York will be completely safe.
As the climate changes and sea levels rise, cities that were previously thought to be relatively safe are looking more and more vulnerable -- just ask anyone in New York who lived through Hurricane Sandy.
Before Hurricane Sandy, building giant sea walls to protect NYC from storm surges may have sounded extreme, but now respected urban planners are considering it as a viable solution. The New York Observer
SHoP Architects recently broke ground on their Dancing Towers complex on Manhattan's East Side and we're not surprised to hear that they might be considering adding some storm resistance measures to the
Forecasters are predicting that the Gulf Coast and Atlantic states are going to see yet another tumultuous hurricane season, but many people in these areas still aren't prepared for another super storm
They might look more like Star Wars AT-ATs than bathrooms, but these new flood-proof, prefab beach buildings are causing quite a splash at several NYC beaches. Garrison Architects designed and implemented
Climate Central recently reported that 11 billion gallons of untreated human waste spilled into the waterways surrounding New York and New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy ripped through Northeastern United
It looks like the wait is almost over for NYC bike aficionados as Citi Bike has announced that it will be launching its long-awaited bike share program next month. While there's no word on exactly when in