NYCEM engaged Columbia University’s Graduate School for Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) in a pilot project intended to serve as a template for much broader community assessment.

In this semester-long studio project, students studied the community of Gowanus, Brooklyn and completed a risk assessment for this community and identified mitigation and emergency preparedness strategies. Please click below for more information on this pilot study:



From a presentation entitled Community Strategies For Hazard Mitigation In Gowanus, Brooklyn, produced as a studio project by students in the Urban Planning Program of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in the Urban Planning studio in the Spring  semester 2018 undertaken with the cooperation and for the benefit NYC Emergency Management.