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Resilient Design Can’t Wait: Top 5 Stories, Hurricane Sandy Edition

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 05, 2012 08:45 PM
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by Paula Melton last modified Nov 01, 2012

Author name:  Paula Melton Blog Category:  On Our Radar From the most shocking photos to the most piercing analysis, we look at some of the best Sandy coverage this week. The Washington Post shows us before-and-after shots that somehow make the damage seem even worse. Photo Credit: Richard Drew/AP Before and after pix Fahima Haque at the Washington Post brings us eleven stomach-twisting sets of Hurricane Sandy images, from New York City to Chincoteague. I’ll let the 22,000-word equivalent speak for itself. Future pix? Now imagine that flood would never recede—that the seawater infiltration is the new normal. That’s the kind of thing 3D maps from the Architecture 2030 report “Nation Under Siege” show us. Jason Plautz at InsideClimate News talks about the striking similarity between images of post-Sandy NYC and the future reality of the city due to permanent sea-level rise. A long article but worth every minute. And check out 3D images of more cities on the Architecture 2030 website . read more






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