It lacks undulating walls, shimmering facades, or exotic grasses. How, then, to get excited about the latest design for the Williamsburg-Greenpoint waterfront unveiled Wednesday night and brought to our attention by Daily Intel? Well, the community groups seem to like it, and this detail tickles: "the plan integrates Greenpoint Terminal Market artifacts — like old ropes and bricks — into the park's design." For true design weirdness, though, we'll just have to wait for the benches.
· Beware of Riprap in Greenpoint and Williamsburg [Daily Intel]
· Metal Benches: A Potential Benchmark? [Queens Courier]
· New Boss for Williamsburg Waterfront, McCarren Pool [Curbed]