As cities, and the way we understand them, have changed, so has the reputation of a preeminent urban thinker. If gentrification and structural racism are the problems, does Jane Jacobs still have the answers?
If the current times are precarious for designers, that insecurity starts with the way their labor is organized. Through the pain of layoffs, pay cuts, furloughs and more, The Architecture Lobby is mobilizing the collective agency of architectural workers within and beyond the office.
Rather than extractive economic development, the Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative cultivates a vision of home-grown wealth that stays in the borough.
In Sunset Park, a community-owned solar garden promises a new kind of security for long-time residents, and a new life for the industrial waterfront.
To secure New York City’s pipeline for local food, treat produce like tap water: Protect the source.
Questions of ownership, affordability, and political representation converge in current struggles over rent regulation.