by Claire Ross • August 10th, 2011
On August 6th, a small group gathered around artist Mary Mattingly to listen to “The Story of Flock House,” a...
The Omnibus Roundup — Urban Umbrellas, Parallel Networks, Campus Holdings, Food Policy and Pop-Up Farms
by Urban Omnibus • August 5th, 2011
URBAN UMBRELLA Two years ago, the NYC Department of Buildings and AIA New York sponsored a design competition to develop an...
by Urban Omnibus • April 20th, 2011
A conversation with Situ Studio about creating spaces for public assembly, catalyzing social interaction and how geoscience and forensic analysis inform their design practice.
The Omnibus Roundup – Plug-in Cruise Ships, Air Quality, Spring Blooms, Dreamhouse, Burble Bup and Happenings
by Urban Omnibus • April 15th, 2011
CRUISE SHIPS TO PLUG-IN AT RED HOOK The New York Times City Room reports that the Queen Mary 2 and other large ships will be required to plug in to giant electrical sockets in the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal starting in 2012. This marks a major win for the residents of Red Hook, who have been fighting...
Ann Buttenwieser, founder of the Neptune Foundation, talks about the unconventional waterfront amenity she helped bring to Hunts Point, the only community district in New York City without access to a public pool.