Call for Proposals: Urban Wild Writer Residency

We seek a writer to explore and interpret the contemporary urban landscape where highways meet gas wells, herons, and kayakers.

Mapping Gowanus Today, Imagining Gowanus Tomorrow

Allison Henry explores seven proposals for the future of the Gowanus Canal.

Call for Entries: As Seen On [ ]

Announcing the fourth annual Urban Omnibus writing competition, this year on the changing relationship between performance, audience, and the physical city. Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2015.

Rebuild by Design Proposals Unveiled

Ten final plans presented for Rebuild By Design.

Recap | The Unfinished Grid Panel

Gregory Wessner, curator of The Unfinished Grid, moderated a panel discussion about the living legacy of the 1811 plan and new proposals imagining Manhattan’s infrastructural future.

Solar Decathlon

Representatives from three interdisciplinary teams of college students in the New York metro area share how they are taking on the challenge of this year’s Solar Decathlon.

Recap | Red Hook Food Vendors at the Queens Museum of Art

An exhibition celebrating the Red Hook Food Vendors opened at the Queens Museum of Art, which showcases the spirit and liveliness so often associated with the Vendors.

Minds in the Gutter

What if sewers no longer overflowed when it rained? Kate Zidar talks about designing for stormwater management and why it is crucial to our health, our waterways and our city.

NYC Info Center: Kill the Brochure

Last month, the Architectural League presented New York Designs, an annual juried lecture series that provides a forum for the presentation of innovative and...


Imagining Recovery

Architecture students Wayne Congar and Troy Therrien share the back story of the design competition they organized to invite new visions of post-financial crisis America.