by Mariel Villeré, Freshkills Park • June 22nd, 2016
Five photographers return to the site of the Freshkills Park Project to document the transformation of landfill into landscape.
The chemist who monitors gas and liquids produced by the world's largest landfill touts the benefits of harvesting environmental hazards and the monitoring system with aviation roots that gives him eyes across thousands of acres.
by Mariel Villeré, Freshkills Park • November 10th, 2015
In the second installment of a series of photo essays documenting a Staten Island landfill's transformation into parkland, four photographers visit Freshkills' largest mound for an up-close look at the landfill capping process.
by Juliette Spertus and Benjamin Miller • August 26th, 2015
Juliette Spertus and Benjamin Miller lay out their ambitious proposal for a pneumatic waste system affixed beneath the High Line and articulate how this expansion of infrastructural repurposing could fundamentally reshape what we do with our garbage.
The winter thaw always uncovers new or forgotten things, so this week we bring you a special post-thaw roundup featuring vacant lot and home sales in Newark and Long Island, the Department of Environmental Protection's battle with wet wipes, the future of open space in Williamsburg, and essays on black lives and architecture.