Ventilation Goes Vegetal: CASE's Plant-Based Air Filtration System
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.
Experimental Research Studio: Jamaica Bay
Catherine Seavitt presents the process of an experimental landscape architecture studio and a framework of adaptive design strategies that merge ecosystem restoration with infrastructures to protect communities in Jamaica Bay.
Mitigate, Design, Restore: A Conversation on Hydrology and Habitat
Eric Rothstein lets us in on the particular challenges of restoration, mitigation, and water resources management in New York and offers a measured but optimistic assessment of the role of green infrastructure in fostering sustainable urban development.
Field Trip: Genspace Community Biolab
A DIY space with an educational mission: biotechnology for students and adults.
BMW Guggenheim Lab: Confronting Comfort | Olatunbosun Obayomi
"The city can be likened to a living microbe."
From Brownfields to Greenfields: A Field Guide to Phytoremediation
Urban designer Kaja Kühl illustrates how to use plants to clean up contaminated sites, a cost-effective way to add productive, healthy land to the City’s environment.