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.
In the first segment of a five-borough series, Ben Pardee profiles three Staten Island properties awaiting resolution after years of limbo on whether or not they'd be designated New York City historic landmarks.
Yael Friedman delves into the history of the City's former poor farm, plans underway to turn it into a luxury 55+ community, and the questions each raise for how best to adapt our existing models of housing to an increasingly aged population.
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.
Architect Rafael Herrin-Ferri talks about his exhaustive photographic documentation of Queens' lively housing stock and identifies creative alterations that reconcile building forms to changing demands and desires.