When Land Becomes Water

We welcome you to join Unit 25 from the Spitzer School of Architecture, as they host a community presentation and review of student work at the RISE Center.



Thursday, April 14, 2022


2:00 PM – 6:00 PM


RISE Rockaway

58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens, NY 11692


This review will be on April 14th and will be followed a community panel discussion. The work shown is part of a year-long interdisciplinary research-design studio that was undertaken by 13 graduate students within the unit. The work was informed by oral histories, on-the-ground field observations, and attendance at the various Edgemere Envisioning sessions for the developing Community Land Trust at Edgemere, Rockaways Queens.


Architecture Students:
Pedro Cruz Cruz, Diego Madera, Jack Herte, Kristine Roodal, Asli Gurcan, Hoyou Wei, Gwon Cha, Javier Morales,
Alyssa Lewis, Keaton Reinhart, NaryPerez, Walter Ramirez, Katy Feodoroff.

Architecture Faculty:
Nandini Bagchee, Diana Cristobal Olave, Vyjayanthi Rao.


Rise Spitzer Presentation Poster Final Low Res Web(3)