My Living Room

Writer and designer James Reeves reflects on his outdoor living room in New York from his newly adopted home of Helsinki.

 

Brooklyn at Eye Level

The theater company The Civilians has investigated all viewpoints on the Atlantic Yards development proposal as an inroad to broader urban issues of home and neighborhood change.

Post-it Notes for Neighbors

With Post-it Notes for Neighbors, Candy Chang playfully calls attention to the commodification of information exchange in public space and calls citizen-designers to action.

In Praise of Slowness

Andrew Blum articulates the difficulty of communicating architectural urbanism when urban processes of change do not correspond to any existing media cycle.

Urban Agriculture: East New York: Agricultural Organizing

Deborah Greig, Urban Agriculture Coordinator for East New York Farms!, explains the history of the organization in the context of the neighborhood.

Urban Agriculture: East New York: Asset Mapping

In this chapter, we hear from Perry Winston, an architect formerly with the Pratt Center, who has worked with the community since the early 1990s.

Urban Agriculture: East New York: Local Farmers

A documentary video in five chapters that explains how East New York’s urban agriculture movement evolved.

Urban Agriculture: East New York: Farmers Market

A documentary video in five chapters that explains how East New York’s urban agriculture movement evolved. This chapter is a portrait of the East New York farmers' market.

A Walk with Richard Sennett

Richard Sennett takes us on a walk through the West Village.