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.
Three student videos investigate borders and urban transitions along 58th Street in Manhattan, aboard the Staten Island Ferry, and within the Hub in the Bronx.
The release of a new book about the Internet's physical infrastructure inspires a closer look at how fiber optic cables are woven - literally - into the city's fabric.
Two of the co-founders of an innovative “video map” of New York discuss personal expression, urban exploration and the civic possibilities of video.
Introducing Making Room: a research, design and advocacy project to shape New York’s housing stock to address the changing needs of how we live now.
Three architecture students share videos that poetically explore Coney Island, Willets Point and the Brooklyn Bridge.
A living city is always in Beta. Let’s Play. Carl Skelton discusses how an open source, multi-player environment for cities can expand the participatory toolset of engaged urban citizens.
Michael Van Valkenburgh reflects on the design process and the long-term evolution of Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Mitch McEwen founded SUPERFRONT as a gallery and project space for architectural experimentation. Listen to her share its backstory and check out glimpses of the space in action.
Esther Robinson’s approach to supporting the arts through asset-building is something everyone interested in cities and neighborhoods should know about.
This original Urban Omnibus-produced video explores a day in the life of five New York neighborhoods: Hunts Point, Jamaica, Mariner’s Harbor, Downtown Brooklyn, and Chelsea.