The chemist who monitors gas and liquids produced by the world's largest landfill touts the benefits of harvesting environmental hazards and the monitoring system with aviation roots that gives him eyes across thousands of acres.
by Juliette Spertus and Benjamin Miller • August 26th, 2015
Juliette Spertus and Benjamin Miller lay out their ambitious proposal for a pneumatic waste system affixed beneath the High Line and articulate how this expansion of infrastructural repurposing could fundamentally reshape what we do with our garbage.
by Jonathan Lapalme • February 18th, 2015
For more than 200 years, street vendors have been an integral part of New York City. Department store giants Macy’s...
by Aaron Reiss • December 17th, 2014
Aaron Reiss dives into Beyond the Grid, an ambitious plan underway in the Two Bridges neighborhood of Lower Manhattan to create a more resilient, connected, and sustainable Lower East Side by fusing heating, power, and communications infrastructures.
by Jonathan Tarleton • September 16th, 2014
Over the last year, we’ve brought you periodic updates from The Architectural League’s initiative The Five Thousand Pound Life, an...
by Andrew Wade • June 24th, 2014
On May 10, 2014, The Architectural League of New York and the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and...
by Urban Omnibus • June 18th, 2014
Marshall Cox, the inventor of a simple way to regulate the temperature of a steam-heated apartment, explains how reducing the energy wasted in aging infrastructure can offer new and important approaches to green technology.