Public Sediment Updates

Its been 6 months since the Bay Area Challenge ended, what has Public Sediment been up to?

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  • FUNDING The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded a grant to the One of the California State Coastal Conservancy for the Pebble Dune element of their Alameda Creek project. The funding will support continued design work on this project and enhance flood protection infrastructure, wetlands restoration, and public access to 1,300 acres of shoreline.

  • AWARD American Institute of Architects awarded Public Sediment an Urban Design Merit award for their work on Alameda Creek

  • AWARD Public Sediment Modeling won Architects Newspaper Best of Design Award for Analogue representation

  • OUTREACH Public Sediment gave a tour of Alameda Creek to the Van Alen Climate Council

  • OUTREACH Public Sediment presented at Bay Delta Science Conference as well as the Restore America’s Estuaries Conference

  • ACADEMIC Justine Holtzman led a studio at the University of Toronto Studio

  • ACADEMIC UC Davis studio led by Brett Snyder in the fall of 2018 included a site tour of Alameda Creek. Students built on the work of Public Sediment and designed public engagement tools and considered the use of Augmented Reality to envision potential changes to the creek. Final work was presented as short movies. Learn more about UC Davis Studio here.