by Jonathan Tarleton • December 11th, 2013
As a light snow settled over a quiet Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Sunday evening, Mister Rogers — a former West...
Roundup — Evacuation Zones, Rebuild by Design, Tech Triangle, Charge in the Park, Rethinking Infrastructure, and The Olympic City
by Urban Omnibus • June 21st, 2013
STORM EVACUATION ZONES AND REBUILDING BY DESIGN Last week, Mayor Bloomberg unveiled a $20 billion storm protection plan and proposed several building...
by Yael Friedman • March 20th, 2013
In a personal reflection on growing up in middle-class Rockaway, Yael Friedman calls for more nuanced understanding of how planning for a more resilient city can — and must — incorporate more than environmental concerns alone.
The Omnibus Roundup – Huxtable on Empire State, Martin on OWS, Skyscraper Anatomy, Marathon Courses, Transpo2030 and Post-industrial Waterfront
by Urban Omnibus • November 11th, 2011
HUXTABLE LAUDS EMPIRE STATE BUILDING RENOVATION For her latest installment in The Wall Street Journal, architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable focuses her attention on the extensive renovations of the Empire State Building and where the New York City icon fits in this "age of the superskyscraper," in which technological innovation and "the timeless incentives of ego and profit"...