by Urban Omnibus • December 15th, 2015
A profound concern for architecture may not immediately come to mind as an interest of a United States Supreme Court justice, but...
by Urban Omnibus • March 25th, 2015
Photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah has spent three years documenting one Harlem intersection and the people who inhabit that corner at night. His striking portraits confront issues of poverty, homelessness, addiction, and illness, while showing the beauty and humanity of those who are often forgotten, feared, or willfully avoided.
by Lucia Trimbur • July 9th, 2014
Sociologist Lucia Trimbur explains how the urban gym acts as an informal means of reentry for formerly incarcerated men of color facing a complex web of parole requirements and diminished opportunity.
by Rachel Barnard • July 17th, 2013
Architect Rachel Barnard describes her new public art program for adolescents in the criminal justice system and reflects on the potential legal, social, and urban significance of an art- and architecture-based approach to restorative justice.
by Urban Omnibus • October 10th, 2012
Laura Kurgan describes an integrated, systemic design process for the largest alternative-to-incarceration program in the country.
by Tim Sohn • February 16th, 2012
I recently spent my Saturday in jail with a few hundred of my neighbors. The jail in question was the...