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Book - The Upper Manhatta(n) Project

The Upper Manhatta̶n̶ Project (UMP) book is a multi-disciplinary strategy for creating resilience to climate change in New York City and beyond. The book includes over 20 sections addressing specific environmental issues such as sea level rise, renewable energy, and cooperative housing, to name a few. Each section includes original plans for infrastructure development, case studies, and reference material. The book serves as a model for community planning around the world.

  • Writing, design, and research by Aurash Khawarzad

  • Illustration support from Mateo Fernandez-Muro

  • Pages: 180

  • Size: 8.5” x 5.5”

  • Price: $18.00

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“Solution” print

Poster for The Decolonize Energy Mixtape.

  • Print: 14 x 21.5 inches

  • Digital print on hand-sueded microfiber

  • Includes 18 x 24 inch frame

  • $50.00 - $200.00

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“Save New York” print

Poster for The Upper Manhatta(n) Project. Image includes a map of projected sea level rise and New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings.

  • 14 x 21.5 inches

  • Digital print on hand-sueded microfiber

  • Includes 18 x 24 inch frame

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“A Vision for Resilience”. Originally created in 2015 and updated in 2019.

A Vision for Resilience is an illustration of various scenarios for preparing cities for climate change. The illustrations depict changes in infrastructure and the different organizational dynamics shaping the future of our cities. This print was developed as part of “The Upper Manhatta(n) Project”.

  • 22.5 x 28 inches

  • Digital print on cardstock

  • Developed in collaboration with Mateo Fernandez-Muro

  • Framed version is 24 x 36 inches

  • $175.00 - 450.00

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“Solution” - T-shirt

Design for the Decolonize Energy Mixtape

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T-shirt - Save New York

“Save New York” - T-shirt

Designed for The Upper Manhatta(n) Project

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Textbook - Preparing New York City for Climate Change
2019

Preparing New York city for Climate Change is textbook for students ages 13 and up. It includes 12 lesson plans with information about the causes and impacts of climate change, and 6 lesson plans for students to do research and create their own solutions for the climate crisis. The textbook utilizes mutli-media content to illustrate the complexities of climate change, along with teaching research, design, and engineering skills for creating solutions.

  • Written and designed by Aurash Khawarzad

  • Pages: 60, full color

  • Size: 11.5” x 8.5”

  • Price: $20.00

 

Print - Save New York postcards

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Save New York postcards, inspired by The Upper Manhatta(n) Project. Postcards show projected sea level rise and location of New York City Housing Authority buildings.

  • Size: 5” x 7”

  • Price: 3 for $10.00