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Fri 05.21.2010

Rising Currents Boat Tour

CES: 1.5 LU, 1.5 HSW; 1.5 SD

When: 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAY, MAY 21

Where:Depart from South Street Seaport, Pier 16


The Center for Architecture and The Museum of Modern Art invite you to join them for a guided boat tour of the five sites included in MoMA’s exhibition Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront (March 24 – October 11, 2010). Representatives from the five architects-in-residence teams will give overviews of each site, explaining how the solutions on view in the exhibition present new ways to occupy the harbor with adaptive “soft” infrastructures.

Zone 0: A New Urban Ground
Team Leaders: Stephen Cassell, Adam Yarinsky, Architecture Research Office
Susannah Drake, dlandstudio
Site: Lower Manhattan

Zone 1: Water Proving Ground
Team Leaders: Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, David J. Lewis
Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis (LTL Architects)
Site: Liberty State Park

Zone 2: Working Waterline
Team Leader: Matthew Baird
Matthew Baird Architects
Site: Kill Van Kull and Bayonne

Zone 3: New Aqueous City: A Zoning Ordinance for a Regional Metropolis
Team Leaders: Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang (nARCHITECTS)
Site: Sunset Park, Bay Ridge and Staten Island

Zone 4: Oyster-Tecture
Team Leader: Kate Orff
Site: Gowanus Canal and Buttermilk Channel

AIA & MoMA Members: 1 ticket for $35 or 2 tickets for $70
General Admission: 1 ticket for $50


This event is organized by the Center for Architecture and The Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with the MoMA exhibition Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront (March 24 – October 11, 2010).



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