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Tune In: Soundscapes of New York

Composer and acoustician Anne Guthrie explores our fraught relationship with urban sounds and takes us on twelve sonic explorations of the city.

Nowhere but the Bronx: A Trail Marks Cultural History

Casita Maria’s Elaine Delgado and Christine Licata describe the sites, markers, and programs of the South Bronx Culture Trail and pay homage to the area's exceptional cultural history.

Preoccupied with Place, Musician Gabriel Kahane Plays the City

Singer-songwriter and composer Gabriel Kahane describes the way architecture, literature, and historical research inform his compositions and why he's drawn to storytelling tied to place.

Governors Island: Creating Destination Recreation

How do you involve people in a community engagement process when there is no defined community? Leslie Koch, president of GIPEC, tells us how she did it on Governors Island.

Efficiency and Effectiveness: Inside the Regional Assembly

Samir Shah recaps “Innovation and the American Metropolis” and calls for a broad and values-based vision to guide design and planning's use of technology.

Mapping Main Street: Flushing, Queens

Mapping Main Street heads to Flushing for audio-video explorations of Main St. produced by neighborhood students, providing a local snapshot of the nation-wide project.

A Cab Ride with Rachel Abrams

Rachel Abrams breaks down the actors, information and knowledge behind the routine experience of taking a NYC taxi, and explains how design thinking can benefit urban systems.

Reinventing Grand Army Plaza

A look at the 2008 ideas competition launched by the Design Trust for Public Space and the Grand Army Plaza Coalition to generate new visions for New York’s “greatest unrealized asset.”