NEW YORK CITY-The Lower Manhattan Development Corp., reacting to blistering criticism of its first six Lower Manhattan land-use proposals, will add five more planning teams to the mix and a new set of redevelopment guidelines, the city-state agency revealed at a press conference earlier today.

New York Visions, a coalition of 21 architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture and design organizations will advise the LMDC in selecting the five new teams. A request for qualifications will be released on Monday with responses due by Sept. 16. The teams will be selected on Sept. 30. reported this morning that the LMDC would reveal its new course of action for the World Trade Center site and surrounding areas (See LMDC to Launch Revamped WTC Design Study Today. We will provide a detailed description of the revised redevelopment process later today.

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