Emergency Preparedness System ‘0819’
2015 - Ongoing
Topics: Natural disasters, Climate Change, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Justice
Medium: Pop-up structure
Moveable installations that can support emergency preparedness, education about climate change, and key services, including reliable communications and access to electrical energy. Equipment includes two-way radios, solar power and battery storage, rain water collection, miscellaneous storage space, flotation devices, and other infrastructure that can be utilized by community organizations, tenant associations, and other local groups to help each other to safety. The installation can be replicated in other places to support hyper-local action.
NYC Emergency Preparedness System - Concept Proposal
Research from The Upper Manhattan Project book