A preview of the upcoming IDEAS CITY Festival that explores the future of cities around the globe with the belief that arts and culture make urban centers better places to live, work, and play, including two projects from the Architectural League: Little Free Library/NYC and Typecast.
Roundup — Bike Infrastructure Blooming, Change the Course, Commercial Rooftop Greenhouses, Cars and Streets, Cicadas, and Tunnel Stories
by Urban Omnibus • April 12th, 2013
BIKE INFRASTRUCTURE BLOOMING The spring weather has brought with it the long-awaited roll out of NYC’s new bike share, Citi Bike....
Roundup — Payphones, Public Markets, Commuters, Sandy Updates, Street, STORMPROOF, a Recycling Czar, and an Open City Fellowship
by Urban Omnibus • March 8th, 2013
REINVENT THE PAYPHONE On Tuesday, the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge held its Demo Day, showcasing 11 semi-finalists from the pool...
Roundup — Wikihouse, Rezoning Midtown, the Model Navy Yard, Street Seats, Street Signs, Sandy Updates, Bay Lights, and Applied Design
by Urban Omnibus • March 1st, 2013
WIKIHOUSE WikiHouse is an effort to democratize home design and construction by allowing “anyone to design, download, and ‘print’ CNC-milled houses and components.”...
Roundup — adAPT NYC, a Brooklyn Plaza, the Radio City of Brooklyn, Sandy Updates, 1913 Prices, Learning from Modernism and Stoller Beyond Architecture
by Urban Omnibus • January 25th, 2013
ADAPT NYC WINNER ANNOUNCED On Tuesday, Mayor Bloomberg announced the winners of adAPT NYC, a pilot program to develop “a new...
The Omnibus Roundup – Plans for Grand Central, Database for POPS, Payday for Parks, Reports on Streets, and a Bookfair Made for You
by Urban Omnibus • October 26th, 2012
GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL: THE NEXT 100 Last week, the Municipal Art Society (MAS) hosted its third annual Summit for New...
The Omnibus Roundup — Barclays Debut, LOOK!, the New York Wheel, QueensWay vs. Reactivated Rail, Field Trip Day, OHNY, and the NY Art Book Fair
by Urban Omnibus • September 28th, 2012
BARCLAYS CENTER DEBUT Brooklyn, get ready for Jay-Z, Babs, Dylan, Gaga, Bieber — and pro basketball, too! This week marks...