US Army Corps of Engineers
by Catherine Seavitt • January 28th, 2015
Catherine Seavitt presents the process of an experimental landscape architecture studio and a framework of adaptive design strategies that merge ecosystem restoration with infrastructures to protect communities in Jamaica Bay.
Roundup — Armory on Ice, Turnstyling, Connected Trains, Sandy Debris, the Great Saunter, and Emerging From The Ruins
by Urban Omnibus • April 26th, 2013
ARMORY ON ICE The massive Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx is one step closer to becoming the world’s largest indoor...
Roundup — Subway Maneuvers, Transit Illustrates Inequity, Noise Mapped, Ferry Futures, Sandy Updates, and Low Rise High Density
by Urban Omnibus • April 19th, 2013
SUBWAY MANEUVERS A draft study produced by the MTA’s Transportation Research Board chronicles straphangers’ highly calculated positioning in subway cars...
Roundup — Housing Out of Reach, a Fresh Take on Flushing, Boulevard 41, Arts at Ground Zero, Sandy Updates, Curtain, the Big Squeeze, and Calling Back to 1993
by Urban Omnibus • March 29th, 2013
OUT-OF-REACH HOUSING A new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition demonstrates the very concerning statistic that “in no...
Roundup — Elevated Biodiversity, Safer Mixed-Use Neighborhoods, an Underground Library, Modular Momentum, Sandy Updates, and the Planning Game
by Urban Omnibus • March 15th, 2013
ELEVATED BIODIVERSITY Green roofs are often lauded for their cooling effect and runoff absorption, but a new study of green roofs...
Roundup — State of the Union/City, Not-So-Affordable Housing, Urban Temperatures Rising, Water_Works, Mini Golf, Tropfest, and Canoeing for Charity
by Urban Omnibus • February 15th, 2013
STATE OF THE [_____] Public officials were busy this week proclaiming the state of their charges. In the first State...
Tim Maly takes us on a tour of New York City's landscapes of dredge, and explores how the city's past, present and future are shaped by technologies and processes of what he calls "the greatest unrecognized landscape architecture project in the world."