2024 Honor Award

General Design

Battery Playscape

New York, NY

Landscape Architect:

Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners PLLC

Project Team:

BKSK, The Battery Conservancy, NYC Parks

Photo Credit(s):

Photos 1-2, 7-13: Sahar Coston-Hardy/Esto
Photo 2: CBRE
Photos 4-6: Starr Whitehouse

02-BATTERY PLAYSCAPE_credit © Sahar Coston-HardyEsto

About the Project:

At the tip of Manhattan, The Battery Playscape is a new play area that promotes ecological literacy in children. Responding to the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, the design weaves narratives of ecology and climate resilience into a challenging and vibrant play experience.

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