In the News: A Step Forward for Flood-Proofing

••• A profile of Mohammed Qutaish, whose model of Aleppo, Syria, is on display at Mmuseumm 2 for a couple more days. “Future Aleppo comes down from Mmuseumm 2 later this week to prepare for a new season and its journey to London, for an upcoming Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition called, fittingly, Future Design.” —Vice

••• “St. John’s Terminal-Pier 40 Deal Gets Final OK From City Council.” —DNAinfo

••• “Four years after Hurricane Sandy, New York City is one major step closer to flood-proofing its shores. The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and the New York City Economic Development Corporation have officially selected three firms to collaborate on the second phase of resiliency measures planned for lower Manhattan. AECOMBjarke Ingels Group, and ONE Architecture will work on the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Project, a flood-proofing and park-building measure that extends from the Lower East Side up to the north of Battery Park City.” —Architect’s Newspaper

••• Antique Garage told DNAinfo that its forthcoming Church Street outpost will hopefully open in November of 2017.