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Arrivals (project cover)

Winner of an open public competition, “Arrivals” is a public art and infrastructure project at the Mosher St. Underpass in Holyoke, Massachusetts. The project transforms a key gateway between downtown Holyoke and an adjacent residential neighborhood into a safe, inviting, and creative attraction.

Ecological Mediators (project cover)

This design project offers resilient solutions along each of Quebec City’ four rivers of Cap-Rouge, Saint-Charles, Beauport and Montmorency by considering natural and anthropogenically-altered hydrologic fluctuations (tides, sea level rise, flooding) that define the ecosystems, casting the rivers as mediators of these changing environmental conditions. 

El Corazon (project cover)

This is a creative place-making project whose primary objective is to develop spaces of belonging and inclusion for the largest per-capita Puerto Rican community in the diaspora.


Forestation Syncopation is an original Public Artwork owned by MTA Long Island Rail Road and commissioned by Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Arts & Design in New York.

Gateway House (project cover)

This project was a local government competition, Just Big Enough - small lots | small units | BIG IDEAS, sponsored by the City of Northampton, MA. Its purpose was to encourage sustainable development, increase affordable housing, and preserve critical open space.

Public Domain (project cover)

This project’s physical installation invited the Istanbul Biennale visitors to temporarily inhabit the created landscapes and leave traces of their own. The project installation was an open structure where the process of making traces has already been started. 


Solar River maps of the territory of water infrastructure in the Southwest U.S.