Denouncing Trump’s Paris Decision, Local Leaders Vow to Double-Down on Climate Action with Design Challenge

As the city sought to rebuilt, Carter said it was essential to not only restore what had been lost but also improve upon the original designs, making infrastructure better able to withstand extreme storms and offering ancillary benefits along the way. President Barack Obama convened the first competition, called Rebuild by Design, which the Rockefeller Foundation also helped fund, with input from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Municipal Art Society, Regional Plan Association, New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge, Van Alen Institute and others.​

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