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  1. Temporary Market Stall

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    Constructed out of commonly found 2×4 lumber, these temporary market stalls can be standalone structures or attached together. Elevated horizontal boards spanning the stalls allow decorative elements or signage to be seen from a distance. Sandbags may be installed at the base to anchor the stall.

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    Founded in 1974, the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition (NWBCCC) unites diverse peoples and institutions to fight for racial and economic justice through community organizing to transform the…

    The Urban Design Forum is an independent membership organization that advances bold solutions to urban challenges. Our Fellows are architects, landscape architects, planners, developers, public officials, scholars, activists, lawyers…


    Coordinating Firm

    COOKFOX Architects was founded in 2003 by Rick Cook and Bob Fox to pursue beautiful, innovative and sustainable design. Now led by Rick and six partners, our core mission…


    Supporting Firms

    Design Advocates is a network of experienced architecture, design, and advising firms, as well as individuals, who volunteer their time and expertise to collaborate on projects, research, and advocacy…

    For over a quarter century, MNLA has worked to reinvigorate, heal and mediate places that strengthen and empower communities.  We utilize the design process to engage with governing bodies,…

    Since 1935, we’ve believed that design has the power to make the world a better, more beautiful place. That’s why clients and community members on nearly every continent partner…

    Scalar Architecture is an award-winning international design firm based in New York City. As the term indicates, scalar Architecture operates at a variety of scales collaborating with expert partners….

    Studio Libeskind is involved in designing and realizing a diverse array of urban, cultural and commercial projects around the globe.  Our Studio is a collaboration of architects and designers…


  2. Restaurant Barrier: Plywood Seating

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    This simple barrier and seating system is made from framing members and plywood. The barriers have the required 18” base but taper to a thinner profile at the top to provide more room inside of the dining area. The barriers are attached to each other and the bases can be weighed down with sandbags or CMUs in the open internal cavity. A pole secured between the units can be used for lighting. Tables are supported on one side by the barriers and on the other side by legs and are spaced the required distance apart. They also have umbrella holes drilled through them so that shading can be provided when desired

    A similar system can be used for a simple wayfinding system that integrates waste collection and menu/map holders. The back of all of the signs would have slots to accept recycling, waste, and possibly food scraps.

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    Founded in 1974, the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition (NWBCCC) unites diverse peoples and institutions to fight for racial and economic justice through community organizing to transform the…

    The Urban Design Forum is an independent membership organization that advances bold solutions to urban challenges. Our Fellows are architects, landscape architects, planners, developers, public officials, scholars, activists, lawyers…


    Coordinating Firm

    COOKFOX Architects was founded in 2003 by Rick Cook and Bob Fox to pursue beautiful, innovative and sustainable design. Now led by Rick and six partners, our core mission…


    Supporting Firms

    Design Advocates is a network of experienced architecture, design, and advising firms, as well as individuals, who volunteer their time and expertise to collaborate on projects, research, and advocacy…

    For over a quarter century, MNLA has worked to reinvigorate, heal and mediate places that strengthen and empower communities.  We utilize the design process to engage with governing bodies,…

    Since 1935, we’ve believed that design has the power to make the world a better, more beautiful place. That’s why clients and community members on nearly every continent partner…

    Scalar Architecture is an award-winning international design firm based in New York City. As the term indicates, scalar Architecture operates at a variety of scales collaborating with expert partners….

    Studio Libeskind is involved in designing and realizing a diverse array of urban, cultural and commercial projects around the globe.  Our Studio is a collaboration of architects and designers…


  3. COOKFOX

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    COOKFOX Architects was founded in 2003 by Rick Cook and Bob Fox to pursue beautiful, innovative and sustainable design. Now led by Rick and six partners, our core mission is to create environmentally responsible, holistic and biophilic architecture that fosters occupant well-being and a healthy urban landscape. Our work ranges in scope from small jewel projects to complex urban transformations, spanning multifamily residential and single-family homes to institutional and commercial projects.

  4. Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition (NWBCCC)

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    Founded in 1974, the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition (NWBCCC) unites diverse peoples and institutions to fight for racial and economic justice through community organizing to transform the Bronx and beyond.

  5. Studio Libeskind

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    Studio Libeskind is involved in designing and realizing a diverse array of urban, cultural and commercial projects around the globe.  Our Studio is a collaboration of architects and designers that believe architecture is a practice of optimism. We approach our projects with the attitude that to make great places, you must believe in the future, but also remember the past.

    Studio Libeskind’s architecture emerges from the idea that a building should be expressive and reflect contemporary life. Innovation is at the core of our design process. We believe that bold design must be realized with sustainable technology and we strongly believe that the art of architecture lies in creating a maximum impact within the constraints of budgets and functionality. We know from experience that great architecture comes from working with great clients; however, architecture is a public art and we hold ourselves accountable not only to the client, but to the communities, and cities in which we build.

    Daniel and his partner Nina Libeskind established Studio Daniel Libeskind in Berlin, Germany, in 1989 after winning the competition to build the Jewish Museum Berlin. In February 2003, Studio Daniel Libeskind moved its headquarters from Berlin to New York City when Daniel Libeskind was selected as the master planner for the World Trade Center redevelopment.

  6. Scalar Architecture

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    Scalar Architecture is an award-winning international design firm based in New York City. As the term indicates, scalar Architecture operates at a variety of scales collaborating with expert partners. The fruits of these collaborations are all embracing projects that garner accolades for their transformative solutions and environmental agenda, such as the International First Prize for the development of Hamar, Norway, and the Architectural League’s Award.  Scalar Architecture integrates architecture and environments, seeks the senses,nestles scales and systems, radicalizes performance and engagement, and pushes collaborations forward. Recently, Scalar Architecture has been featured on the news for its social justice advocacy. It has been selected by the Van Alen Center and the Urban Design Forum to tackle the pandemic in under-served communities and has joined forces with the AIA Design Advocates to help organizations in need.

    Scalar’s institutional experience includes the new headquarters for the AJ Muste Center for Peace in Manhattan, a Reggio Method School, a temple, commissioned designs for the Woodstock Association Museum, the offices of the Dean at Cornell School’s of Architecture, and a 100,000 sf medical building in New York. scalar’s residential experience includes dwellings and housing in Spain, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York as well as large-scale sustainable developments in Guatemala and Costa Rica.  With expertise in hospitality and commercial projects, scalar’s work also includes hotels in Nicaragua and Honduras, and US restaurants Recess and Flurt.

  7. Perkins&Will

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    Since 1935, we’ve believed that design has the power to make the world a better, more beautiful place. That’s why clients and community members on nearly every continent partner with us to design healthy, happy places in which to live, learn, work, play, and heal. We’re passionate about human-centered design, and how design can impact our lives through sustainability, resilience, well-being, diversity and inclusion, and mobility. And we’re committed to advancing design through research. Our team of 2,500 professionals provides worldwide interdisciplinary services in architecture, interior design, branded environments, urban design, landscape architecture, and more, and includes our partners Portland, Nelson\Nygaard, Genesis Planning, and Pierre-Yves Rochon (PYR).

  8. MNLA

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    For over a quarter century, MNLA has worked to reinvigorate, heal and mediate places that strengthen and empower communities.  We utilize the design process to engage with governing bodies, community stakeholders, and private clients to advocate for incremental and strategic advances in policies and regulations affecting the public realm, as well as ethical design decisions that add long term ecological value and performance to the project. MNLA imagines cumulative and holistic design vision for every project.  Our process always starts with the big idea and we see it as our role to maintain that conceptual thread throughout our efforts.  With over 500 built works we know how to execute our big ideas while preserving the design intent and delivering on budget and on time.  Our designs are as insightful and artful as they are performative.