The Omnibus Roundup – Jurisdictional Nightmares, Kickstarter Urbanism, Sharing City Data, Voting for Preservation, MovementTalks and Jane Walks
by Urban Omnibus • May 4th, 2012
THE LIMITS OF METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS “The jurisdictional boundaries of our municipalities are basically relics of history that bear almost no...
The Omnibus Roundup – Prefab Yards, Megapolitan America, MTA Blitzes, Extending Grids and What to Do
by Urban Omnibus • November 18th, 2011
PREFAB YARDS SHoP Architects and developer Bruce C. Ratner this week unveiled designs for the first Atlantic Yards tower, a...
On July 14th, a conference on the “Just City” was held in honor of the Ford Foundation’s 75th year, bringing together national and global experts in urban development. Set to “discover a new geography of possibility,” the day included a diverse range of panels to discuss challenges and solutions for urban regions.
by Samir Shah • April 28th, 2010
Samir Shah recaps “Innovation and the American Metropolis” and calls for a broad and values-based vision to guide design and planning's use of technology.