STACKD

Communication designer Sidney Blank shares the story behind STACKD, a new social networking site that helps people in Manhattan office buildings get in touch – for business or beers.

The Brooklyn Typology Project

Artist and urban planner Neil Freeman reflects on ways web-based art practice, urban planning data and tireless neighborhood exploration can inform each other, using his own work as a case study.

NYC Uncapped

What are the social, physical, and environmental implications of uncapping fire hydrants?

A Conversation with Robin Chase

The founder of Zipcar and GoLoco talks about everything from mesh networks to taxi stands to why "infrastructure is destiny."

Fluxxlab: Making Ideas Happen

Architects Jenny Broutin and Carmen Trudell reflect on the development of their prototype for energy generating revolving doors, offering a case study for other innovators.

Who takes care of New York?

STEW-MAP plots the experience of more than 600 caretaker groups ranging in size and scope from informal block associations to national membership organizations.