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Brooklyn Bridge Park

Designers Transform a Defunct Shipping Complex and Reconnect a City With Its Waterfront.

January 2011
From Architectural Record

Continuing Education

Use the following learning objectives to focus your study while reading this month’s Continuing Education article.

Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you will 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.

Credits: 1.00 HSW

This test is no longer available for credit

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 the January 2011 issue of Architectural Record

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