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Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge, 2013–15

This is a Project. It was designed by OMA*AMO and collaborator: Royal Haskoning DHV, Balmori and HR&A Advisors, Inc.. It is dated 2013–15.

The Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge urban water strategy—one of 6 post-Superstorm Sandy Rebuild by Design strategies—maximizes environmental, economic, and civic opportunities in the midst of large population numbers, increasing density, and the threat of storm surges and flooding in New Jersey’s coastal cities. “Resist” strategies propose hard and soft interventions on the coastline as defense
against water; “delay” calls for urban infrastructure to absorb and slow rainwater runoff; “store” redirects excess rainwater for storage; and “discharge” disposes of trapped rainwater.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America.

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