Museum of the Phantom City
Irene Cheng and Brett Snyder share the inspiration behind their iPhone app and pose questions sparked by their research. Read their story and then go tour the unbuilt city.
Manufacturing a Real Economy
Nicole Salazar talks to Adam Friedman, former executive director of NYIRN, about the importance of the manufacturing industry in New York.
A New OASIS for New York
Steven Romalewski, one of the forces behind the development of the Open Accessible Space Information System, takes us on a tour of the online mapping resource's version 2.0.
Toward the Sentient City: Interviews
Designers reflect on how their work explores implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urban space.
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.
Hyperlocal news makes news: the case of Everyblock
Everyblock renders the heretofore-obscure workings of neighborhood life explicitly, in something not too far off of real time, and in unprecedentedly high resolution.
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.
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."
Work and the Open Source City
Laura Forlano shares some examples of coworking in New York and discusses their implications for where, how, and with whom we work.