The winning submissions from Gowanus by Design’s inaugural competition Gowanus Lowline: Connections along with the four honorable mentions, 20 thought provoking “idea leaders” and four winning student teams from the Brooklyn School for Collaborative studies will be on display at the SET Gallery, 287 Third Avenue, Brooklyn for two weeks in September. The show’s opening night is Thursday, September 15, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
The competition attracted the interest of a wide range of individuals from differing disciplines. Projects were submitted by 188 applicants from 14 countries around the world including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Lithuania, the Netherlands and the United States. Applicants from the U.S. submitted from 14 states including California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, and Pennsylvania. There were also 26 submissions from Brooklyn.