by Urban Omnibus • January 21st, 2015
Eric Rothstein lets us in on the particular challenges of restoration, mitigation, and water resources management in New York and offers a measured but optimistic assessment of the role of green infrastructure in fostering sustainable urban development.
Roundup — City Water, WTC Security Plans, SEE/CHANGE, PATH Hub, Water_Works, and Public Access Design
by Urban Omnibus • May 17th, 2013
THE PAST AND FUTURE OF NYC’S WATER The infrastructure that provides one billion gallons of fresh drinking water to eight...
by Urban Omnibus • February 20th, 2013
Biologist and plant scientist Paul Mankiewicz explains the Gaia Hypothesis, the inherent environmental productivity of organisms, and why the city's waste stream is our greatest untapped ecological and economic asset.
Roundup — High Bridge Groundbreaking, Cleaning up the Gowanus, Slower Subways, Sunlit Buildings, Sandy Updates, Birders, Cinebeasts and Landmarkss
by Urban Omnibus • January 18th, 2013
HIGH BRIDGE RENOVATION BEGINS The City broke ground last Friday on a $61 million renovation of the city’s oldest standing bridge. The High...
Roundup – Co-op City, A Cloud of Bottles, Parking and Culture in Downtown Brooklyn, Atlantic Yards Prefab, Post-Sandy Updates and Upcoming Events
by Urban Omnibus • November 30th, 2012
KEEPING CO-OP CITY AFFORDABLE This week, Governor Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg and US HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced a $621.5 million...
by Urban Omnibus • November 9th, 2012
The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and the outcome of Election Day dominated our newsfeeds and our attention this week. And...
by Urban Omnibus • August 22nd, 2012
Steve Duncan — historian, photographer and explorer — reflects on wastewater infrastructure, underground rivers, and the thrills and urban lessons he's discovered beneath the surface of cities.
by Kerri Culhane • August 8th, 2012
Kerri Culhane explains how geographical, historical and architectural factors make the Two Bridges neighborhood uniquely suited to realize the environmental, economic and social benefits of green infrastructure.