Bronx Farm Helps Refugees Put Down Roots
Two refugees, a longtime community member, and the International Rescue Committee's New Roots program manager tell us how a Bronx garden melds resettlement efforts, job training, and good ole' fashioned community building, served up with a side of bitter melon.
The LA Landscapes of Mia Lehrer | February 16
Landscape architect Lehrer presents recent work from the Left Coast, including the LA River Revitalization master plan and a park to accompany the Los Angeles Rams' new stadium in an Architectural League lecture moderated by Kate Orff.
Joe Steele's Eyes in the Sky
Bridge paint does far more than give the Williamsburg and Hell Gate Bridges their iconic pink and crimson hues; specialist painter Joe Steele protects structures from the elements and help ensure their safety.
Reclad and Rework: Updating Midtown's Office Towers
MdeAS Architects principal Dan Shannon walks through the market, regulatory, and cultural forces behind Midtown commercial redevelopment projects and their potential to transform aging assets into competitive buildings.
The 7th Annual Thanksgiving Roundup
Our annual Thanksgiving Roundup is meaty with an in-depth exploration of a block in Bed-Stuy, a 2015 fight over school segregation, updates on long-running megaprojects, and a side of delicious exhibitions to check out this holiday weekend.
Michael Saunders Turns Old Tech New
At the Lower East Side Ecology Center’s E-Waste Warehouse, Michael Saunders handles 23 tons of e-waste per month, recovering sometimes hazardous yet very valuable materials.
Ventilation Goes Vegetal: CASE's Plant-Based Air Filtration System
Jason Vollen walks us through the many processes and benefits — health, environmental, and economic — behind the installation of novel plant wall technology in the City's new Bronx-based Public Safety Answering Center.