Design Look: Boston Living With Water Winners

Three architecture solutions for dealing with rising sea levels.

“ReDeBOSTON 2100,” from a team led by Architerra (Credit: Boston Living With Water)

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced this week the winners of Boston Living With Water. Back in February, I wrote about the finalists chosen to address three sites particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels: the Prince Building, Fort Point Channel and Morrissey Boulevard.

Each winning team receives a $13,000 prize, funded by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management and the Barr Foundation.

Here’s a look at the three winning designs:

Gallery: Boston Winning Design: Prince Building

Gallery: Boston Winning Design: 100 Acres, Fort Point Channel

Gallery: Boston Winning Design: Morrissey Boulevard

“Resilient Linkages,” led by Boston team NBBJ, also received $5,000 and an honorable mention. The winners’ work and information regarding coastal flooding will be on display in Boston Society of Architects’ BSA Space through June 2015.

Jenn Stanley is a freelance journalist, essayist and independent producer living in Chicago. She has an M.S. from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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Tags: resilient citiesurban designbostonarchitecturesea levels

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