Grounds for Play

On November 3, 2021, join Urban Omnibus and The New York Review of Architecture for an online and in-person event exploring the design and experience of public space through the prism of the playground in New York City.

The Omnibus Roundup - Troubles at NYCHA, Changes to Street Signs and Superfund, Uses for Bees and Sand, and Congestion Defining

The Omnibus Roundup - Bridges, Subway Report Cards, Bike Lanes, Meadowlands, Post-Olympic Photos, Fires and Ziplines

The Omnibus Roundup - Jamaica Bay Parks, High Line Phase 3, Sleek City Lights, Back-up Tokyo, Selling Housing and Poem Forest

Call for Proposals: Folly

Socrates Sculpture Park and the Architectural League invite architects and designers to apply for a new design/build residency leading to an exhibition at Socrates next year.

Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City, Part 2

What if one neighborhood were a place where the creativity that marks city life was championed?

BMW Guggenheim Lab: Confronting Comfort | Elma van Boxel and Kristian Koreman

"It is the ultimate virtue for architecture in an urban context to create or activate the public domain."

BMW Guggenheim Lab: Confronting Comfort | Olatunbosun Obayomi

"The city can be likened to a living microbe."

BMW Guggenheim Lab: Confronting Comfort | Charles Montgomery

"Comfort is an infinitely relative commodity, and thus a marker of status."

BMW Guggenheim Lab: Confronting Comfort | Maria Nicanor

"We asked for a space in which we could do everything and anything."