Profiles in Public Service

Actionable Cartographies

The New York Public Library’s geospatial librarian Matt Knutzen discusses his stewardship of half a million maps and 20,000 atlases and the contemporary applications of this vast, historical collection.

Living Los Sures, Past and Present

UnionDocs' Christopher Allen and Aris Dilone and Los Sures' Ramon Peguero discuss a four-year documentary project capturing Williamsburg's Southside that demonstrates how creative documentation of place can complement the work of community-based organizations.

OmniBeers | October 22

Profiles in Public Service

Schools of Architecture

Bruce Barrett, the chief architect at New York City's School Construction Authority, explains how design processes and education policy feed into the creation and maintenance of inspiring spaces for learning.

OHNY Weekend 2014: UO Picks

5KL: Land | September 26

Friday, September 26th | 2:00–7:00pm | 5KL: Land will reframe our understanding of settlement patterns and competing land uses, given the reality of climate change.

Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft | September 20

5KL: Energy Issues, Energy Entrepreneurship

Reading Common Shares

Precedents for Experimentation: Talking Libraries with Shannon Mattern and Nate Hill

Media scholar Shannon Mattern and library innovator Nate Hill discuss the diversity and evolution of the tools and resources libraries offer.