Multidisciplinary Team Led by Pilot Projects Design Collective Wins the “Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge” Competition

Van Alen and the New York City Council have announced the winners for the “Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge” international competition. The winning design in the Professional category is Brooklyn Bridge Forest by a multidisciplinary team including Pilot Projects Design CollectiveCities4ForestsWildlife Conservation SocietyGrimshaw, and Silman; while the winning design in the Young Adult category is Do Look Down by Shannon Hui, Kwans Kim, and Yujin Kim; Hong Kong, Bay Area, CA, and New York.

Proposing to reclaim car lanes for pedestrians and cyclists, while centering sustainability and social equity, the winning proposal in the professional category, Brooklyn Bridge Forest triples the capacity for active transit, brings biodiverse forest and green spaces into the city, and establishes a partnership to conserve 200,000 acres of tropical forest.

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