by Wyatt Cmar • March 24th, 2014
The crowd was surprisingly large for a Friday night lecture. Students, scientists, hobbyists, historians, and just about every brand of...
by Urban Omnibus • October 16th, 2013
Eric Klinenberg explains the complexities and importance of neighborhood networks and community spaces and discusses the opportunities they present to designers and urbanists.
Tony Schloss and Jonathan Baldwin discuss how their initiative leverages locally controlled infrastructure, community-based applications, and youth capacity building to provide a platform for local communication and Internet access in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Roundup — NYCHA Waitlist, Harvest Dome, Tunnel No. 3, BRT, MSG, Beach Architecture, and Island Hills
by Urban Omnibus • July 26th, 2013
THE WAITLIST FOR PUBLIC HOUSING While New York City has some of the highest concentrations of public housing in the...
Roundup — New Visions for Penn Station, Elevating Buildings, NYC as City-State, Upsides of Insularity, and Process and Progress
by Urban Omnibus • May 31st, 2013
FOUR VISIONS FOR PENN STATION Amid the ongoing debate over the future of Penn Station and Madison Square Garden, four...
In the latest installment of their Crisis Fronts degree project, Michael Chen and Jason Lee ask students to use the specific urban challenges of the Bronx to investigate the intersection between public policy and speculative design.