We have mentioned the Rebuild by Design competition here before, and most people saw news about one of the wildest projects in the mix, the additional barrier islands in front of NY and NJ.  But here is a good synopsis of each ...

Well it is that time of the year again, when towns get their beaches and infrastructure ready for the summer season.  Smart towns put concessions stands and whatever else they can on wheels and take them out of harm’s way in the ...

Years of Living Dangerously sounds like a history of development at the Jersey Shore.  But in fact it is the title of a Showtime series exploring climate change as it affects human beings, not climate change as an academic discussion. 

Rebuild by Design is a federally supported design competition to make the coasts more resilient.  An Associated Press story by Wayne Parry highlights one proposal here. But don’t just focus in on this one design, there are many ...

Now these folks are rethinking! First, a video (OK is a promotional video but it is cool).  If disaster strikes I want one of these! And this fellow just won a coveted prize in architecture, the Pritkzer prize, for designing temporary ...

Rebuild by Design will be holding an event in Asbury Park to bring the City together around the idea of resiliency.  The event will prepare the City for real planning that will make Asbury Park better able to handle the next big ...

Yes, we want you to Rethink the Jersey Shore and the entire coast.  But US Strong wants us to re-think how we pay for all of this stuff.  We are approaching the anniversary of the day Congress passed a Sandy relief bill.  It only ...

The Union of Concerned Scientists put out an excellent report on the National Flood Insurance Program called Overwhelming Risk: Rethinking Flood Insurance in a World of Rising Seas.   Hey, they got our name in there, Rethink, so we ...

In a recent article about how NJ municipalities are not preparing well for the next Sandy-type storm, it was mentioned that Sea Bright, NJ is taking some good steps to prepare for the future.  It seems they are at least asking the ...

Planting to prevent destruction; it is more than just dune grass.  The northeast corner of Bradley Beach, NJ near the tip of Fletcher Lake and the border of Ocean Grove, NJ was just a hard-packed gravel lot where the Boro kept their ...