Pratt Institute is hosting four exhibitions that revolve around issues of island adaptation and resilience that will accompany a panel event on September 22nd on Governors Island. The exhibitions are as follows:
SO-IL: Grounding Adaptations – An exhibition looking at adapting buildings to have ground-like capacities by SO-IL including a selection of completed and upcoming projects.
BIG: Adaptive Archipelago – A series of strategies for adapting various existing and artificial archipelagos to our planet’s changing climate by BIG including a selection of completed and upcoming projects.
Condensations; Living With Water (NYC/SG) – An exhibition including outcomes of two related but separate workshops in NYC and Singapore that examined scaleable nature based solutions for key areas in their regions using integrative Artificial Intelligence-based design methods. The exhibition includes outcomes from the U.N. Water Conference side event hosted at Pratt: Condensations Part 3; Design and Action and showcases students’ ideas from various universities across the globe working alongside local community organizations in both regions.
Archipelogics 2.0 – The second annual exhibition including work from recent Master of Science in Architecture and Master of Science in Urban Design yearlong studios focused on building adaptation in Nolan Park, Governors Island and Urban Adaptation in Red Hook, Long Island.
Swale AND Billion Oysters Houses – Exhibitions in the nearby Swale House and Billion Oysters Project House including work of Pratt Faculty and students will be on display concurrently. Details forthcoming.
Access – The exhibitions are open to the public Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11am -5pm at Nolan Park 14 on Governors Island. Please take the Governors Island Ferry departing from Manhattan at the Battery Maritime Building (10 South Street).
Guided Tours – Pratt will be offering specially timed guided tours for NY Climate Week on Tuesday, September 19 11:00 am – 1:00 pm EDT (by RSVP only) and on Friday September 22 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm/2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Registration – We suggest registering for Guided Tours. Registration details and links will be released September 5th at the following link alongside registration details for the panel: https://www.pratt.edu/events/ia-islanding-adaptations/
Panel – The tours Friday September 22nd are in advance of the “Island(ing) Adaptations” panel discussion at the Admiral’s House starting 4:30 pm (requires separate registration). See NY Climate Week “Island(ing) Adaptations” for event listing and registration details (also at https://www.pratt.edu/events/ia-islanding-adaptations/)