Humanhattan 2050 | Highlights of the Venice Biennale 2018 | Episode 8

Occupying an entire gallery of the Venice exhibition’s Central Pavilion, “Humanhattan 2050″ by the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), offers an architectural model of Lower Manhattan’s waterfronts displayed on tabletops and over 30 monitors mounted on the walls showing video footage of the devastation from Hurricane Sandy.

The project extends the land on Manhattan’s shoreline, calling it MOMA–short for MOre MAnhattan and addresses climate change and future growth, factoring in private real estate development as a way to finance public projects. This project is related to many of BIG’s environment focused projects in the works and on the drawing board.

Design Owl in association with Hafele through a web film series have captured some of the most intriguing exhibits showcased at The Biennale Architettura 2018 at Venice.