Features & Forum
by Urban Omnibus • May 22 2013
From 2009-2011, Vishaan Chakrabarti authored a series of opinion pieces for Urban Omnibus casting current events as rallying cries for urban density....
Deborah Helaine Morris, one of two runners-up of the Fuzzy Math writing competition, charts the shifting demographics of one pocket of Brooklyn through the dairy aisle of her local supermarkets, delis, and specialty food stores.
Roundup — City Water, WTC Security Plans, SEE/CHANGE, PATH Hub, Water_Works, and Public Access Design
by Urban Omnibus • May 17 2013
THE PAST AND FUTURE OF NYC’S WATER The infrastructure that provides one billion gallons of fresh drinking water to eight...
by Joey De Jesus • May 15 2013
In our third of a series of profiles of Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts around the five boroughs, Joey de Jesus takes us on a tour of Hunts Point, Bronx, to explore how artists, activists, and educators have turned social and environmental challenges into opportunities.
Roundup — New Libraries, New Lab, Decoding Utility Markers, NYCxDesign, Cricket, and Red, Yellow, and Blue
by Urban Omnibus • May 10 2013
NEW LIBRARIES In 2008, the Donnell Library Center on West 43rd Street was sold to a hotel developer and closed....
Malaika Kim, one of two runners-up of the Fuzzy Math writing competition, traces how the intangibles of her life — the passage of time, acquired knowledge, and changes in lifestyle and family — have shifted her perception and experience of the physical environment in very measurable ways.
by Urban Omnibus • May 7 2013
"tree wood" by Toshihiro Oki architect — the winner of the Folly 2013 design competition, presented by the Architectural League and Socrates Sculpture Park — will be on view through August 5.