Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Designers Transform a Defunct Shipping Complex and Reconnect a City With Its Waterfront.
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From Architectural Record
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe how the BBP design team transformed a defunct shipping complex into a waterfront park.
  2. Identify environmentally sensitive development strategies deployed at BBP.
  3. Explain stormwater management techniques deployed at BPP.
  4. Discuss the BBP design team's criteria for selecting plant material.



Read the article and then take the test to earn Continuing Education credit: Michael Van Valkenburgh remakes an industrial stretch of New York's East River shoreline into richly varied parkland.


Originally published in Architectural Record