by Urban Omnibus • March 27th, 2013
Urban ecologist Alexander Felson proposes a new kind of ecological practice, one that moves from analyzing nature to shaping it and embeds scientific experiments into the design process.
by Rosalie Genevro and Gregory Wessner • September 19th, 2012
Gregory Wessner: I have to admit that my reaction to Common Ground, David Chipperfield’s exhibition in the Arsenale, was influenced...
by Urban Omnibus • February 22nd, 2012
Architect and educator Louise Harpman shares student work from NYU undergraduates whose visual representations of complex information make a case for creative "mapping" as a vital tool for researchers and designers.
by Urban Omnibus • December 13th, 2011
Before Urban Omnibus went live, we co-hosted a weekend-long event that invited teams to design a project in the public interest and build it from found materials in two days. The event was led by Bryan Bell, on the occasion of the launch of his 2008 book Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism, which surveys the field of "creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and the greater good." Bell, founder of Design Corps and co-founder of SEED, has been working towards a better understanding...