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 Charles Giraudet • April 8th, 2014
Photographer and architect Charles Giraudet documents the architecture of a sprawling hospital complex on Roosevelt Island on the eve of its demolition, and captures remnants of the life of the building and the innovative medical facility it once was.
by Urban Omnibus • October 24th, 2012
With two new sculptures now on view in New York City, artist Leo Villareal talks with us about finding inspiration in nanotechnology, creating communal experiences, and capturing the beauty and power of light.
by Urban Omnibus • June 29th, 2012
Next Wednesday, in celebration of our nation’s birth, instead of publishing our regular weekly feature, we’ll be honoring the timeless...
The Omnibus Roundup – Darker Cities, REI, Living Cities, Donnell Demolished, City 2.0 and Psychometric Drawing Experiments
by Urban Omnibus • December 9th, 2011
DARKER CITIES, BRIGHTER STARS The drive to limit light pollution has taken on increased prominence lately, with specialists across fields stressing its importance. The Atlantic Cities' Nate Berg last week highlighted this growing movement and how one small town, Homer Glenn, barely 30 miles outside of ...
by Urban Omnibus • September 16th, 2011
SHARING IS CARING New York City is joining the bike share club! Learning from the mistakes of other pilot programs...
The Omnibus Roundup – Connected USA, Bus Branding, Foodprint LA, TreeHouse, Fast-Tracked and Light Bright
by Urban Omnibus • July 8th, 2011
CONNECTED USA The MIT SENSEable City Lab, AT&T Labs-Research and IBM Research recently launched the “Connected States of America,” an interactive map using anonymous mobile phone data to illustrate emerging communities formed by social connections in geographically disparate areas. The base map shows color-coded states and regions, and allows users to click on any county to see which areas share the most...