by Leah Meisterlin and Gergely Baics • June 17th, 2015
Leah Meisterlin and Gergely Baics demonstrate how mining data embedded in historical maps is opening new seams in experimental urban research.
by Urban Omnibus • January 7th, 2011
FATBERGS "A nice working environment" is not how most would describe a city sewer system, but to Rob Smith, "head flusher" at Thames Water, traversing the bowels of London has its upsides. Smith and his team of 39 flushers are responsible for unclogging sewer tunnels of "fatbergs"– congealed deposits of cooking oil and flushed waste that look as disgusting as they sound. Fatbergs are typically formed of...
by Urban Omnibus • August 4th, 2010
Sarah Ichioka and Moira Lascelles discuss the benefits of public assembly and a shared sense of possibility, offering lessons for a similar event in NYC.