HPFy New Year

That’s a fully recycled pun that I cannot unfortunately claim as my own, but rather was created by a certain anonymous member of the HPF team. It’s been awhile since the last blog post, which is a direct indication of HPF team’s full schedules. HPF’s second year has been a busy one; one in which […]

Mud in The Springtime

Today, the clouds that roam languidly over our lake valley are gone.  Feeling exalted, I head over to Stewart Park to fly the drone and capture the lakeshore mudflat exposed by the melting ice.  Stewart Park is Ithaca’s waterfront park and reads as a gracefully aging one, settled into its quiet, predictable rhythm of scattered […]

Southeastern Lake Ontario

Last week, we explored several embayments along Lake Ontario, specifically the eastern region between Sodus Bay and Sandy Point.  The southeastern shoreline’s unique geological features have shaped the ecological and social uses of the area, and its rapidly shifting morphology creates a unique set of sedimentation issues for the region. This area serves as a […]

Port Futures Process

Welcome to Healthy Port Futures, a design research project focused on the creation of dredged landscapes. Through this site, we will post updates to our work, as well as any presentations and publications that we produce. It is our intention to share not only the products, but also the process of our research. It is a process that will be iterative, speculative, a bit messy at times, but always rooted in the possible, with the goals and objectives of our partners in mind. To this end, our home page will show this process, with updated posts of our latest ideas, design experiments, and speculations.