Town+Gown facilitates partnerships between academics and practitioners on built environment research projects, generating discussion and follow-up research aimed at making changes in practices and policies. Learn how Town+Gown provides a link where practitioners work on projects as equal partners with academic partners.
Three DDC projects in Queens and the Bronx have been selected by the Public Design Commission (PDC) to receive its Annual Award for Excellence in Design. In Queens, the design for the Downtown Far Rockaway Streetscape received recognition, as did the new Taxi and Limousine Commission Garage and Inspection Facility in Woodside. In the Bronx, a new NYPD Bomb Squad training facility to be built at Rodman’s Neck was selected.
Design and Construction Excellence 2.0 (DCE 2.0) is a program that reaffirms and extends our commitment to delivering innovative public buildings and infrastructure of the highest quality. Partnerships with creative design and construction professionals enables DDC to strengthen thriving neighborhoods, bolster economic growth and create jobs.
DDC is celebrating twenty years of building a strong, sustainable New York City. Begun in 1996 as a way for the City to efficiently manage the design and construction of most public buildings and infrastructure, our agency has grown into a worldwide leader in design and construction management. It’s a milestone we are privileged to achieve, and we look forward to more years of service.