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05 Dec 2005
The Brooklyn Bridge Park
US, New York
From December 16 through February 8, the Architectural League will present an exhibition featuring the current status of planning and design efforts for Brooklyn Bridge Park. In addition to transforming the formerly industrial Brooklyn waterfront into a major public park, the planning of Brooklyn Bridge Park involves a sincere effort to reestablish elements of shoreline habitats (for bird, fish, and other species) as well as seeking to make the construction, maintenance, and functioning of the park as environmentally and socially sustainable as possible.

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The aim of all descriptions of cities is to know how to live, to see what is coming and accept it and become part of it or, better, see what could...
Joni T
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nolvadex

For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea.

We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region, especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea’s responses. The impact of Industrialisation, population growth and political changes has resulted in climatic and environmental changes recorded in the sea. Nature retaliates by creating new forms, one of the most significant being the spread and growth of toxic Blue Green Algae or “phytoplankton”

Images: wooden sewerage pipe from Stralsund. &
Portrait of William Lindley the designer of the first sewerage system in Stralsund, algae on paper.
Nis
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Link of the Week:  
Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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