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Open International Design Competition to Envision the Sixth Borough of New York City
In April 2010, Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched the New York City Waterfront Vision and Enhancement Strategy (WAVES), a citywide initiative that will create a new sustainable blueprint for the City 578 miles of shoreline. Planning Commission Chair Amanda Burden said: Water is so important that we need to think of it as the sixth borough.
In April, 2014, New York City will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of 1964 New York World's Fair, dedicated to Man's Achievement on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe. The fair is best remembered as a showcase of
mid-20th century American culture and technology. More than 51 million people attended the fair. The nascent Space Age, with its vista of promise, was well-represented. 50 years later, it is time for New York City to showcase the 21st century promise of CLEANTECH.
ONE PRIZE announces an open call for proposals for:
I. NYC BLUE NETWORK linking NYC five boroughs with a series of green transit hubs incorporating electric passenger ferries, water taxis, bike shares, electric car-share and electric shuttle buses.
II. CLEAN TECH WORLD EXPO E3NYC expecting to host 10 miilion visitors from 5/1/2014 to 10/31/2014. The Expo will be organized into six zones, the five traditional boroughs as well as the water. Unlike capital intensive Olympics and World Fairs, Clean Tech World Expo will use existing and planned facilities, or new ones with a strong economic proposition.The goal is to create the world's largest urban clean tech corridor along the water and establish New York City as the ultimate green capital of the world.