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 — East Harlem, T Line Progress, Strip the City, Pier 40, a Boat Trip Through Time, Waterproofing New York, Ruins of Modernity, and a Scavenger Hunt
by Urban Omnibus • February 1st, 2013
PLANNING THE FUTURE OF EAST HARLEM Manhattan’s Community Board 11 has approved a new zoning plan for East Harlem, the...
Amanda Schachter and Alexander Levi, of SLO Architecture, discuss the power of long-term community engagement, their proposal for an abandoned train station, and the potential of a long neglected river to connect the Bronx and the entire city.
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."
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...
The Omnibus Roundup – Cornell Tech, Four Freedoms, Gowanus Robots, Yankee Parking, Conflux, Ferry Networks, and Contested Territories
by Urban Omnibus • October 19th, 2012
ROOSEVELT ISLAND FUTURE: CORNELL NYC TECH It’s been a big week for Roosevelt Island. First, Cornell University unveiled its plans...
The Omnibus Roundup — Plan to be Flooded, Deep Maps, Four Freedoms, Dredgefest, Newtown Creek Armada, and a Glimpse of a Future Underground
by Urban Omnibus • September 14th, 2012
PLANNING TO BE FLOODED The waterfront of New York City, in the glow of recent revitalization efforts, is often cast...
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.