New York City has the most iconic skyline in the world and yet is renowned for its ‘pull down and build over again spirit’ with constant architectural change. Little wonder that Robert Moses, the city planner who shaped NYC for 30 years into a contemporary city once said, ‘New York will be a great town if they ever finish it.’
OneNYC 2050 is a strategy to secure the city’s future with big solutions to big challenges, including plans to create and preserve 300,000 units of affordable housing and generate 100,000 good-paying jobs.
OneNYC 2050 details plans to create a network of quality open spaces that connect playgrounds, parks, and plazas to homes and workplaces with bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and to activate hidden open spaces, including the waterfront and areas under elevated trains and highways.
New York City has committed to the Paris Climate Agreement in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with plans to transform the city by achieving carbon neutrality and 100% clean electricity.
VU.CITY New York City is a 3D digital model that will revolutionise the planning and design of this iconic city. It creates a virtual environment in which to test new ideas, with rich functionality and data, and lead to a clear understanding of what’s proposed for better decision-making and positive outcomes.