Urban agriculture today extends from small community gardens to commercial hydroponics. New York City seeks to cultivate its many benefits.
For high school students in the Climate Resilience Leadership Lab, emergency preparedness means mobilizing the neighborhood.
50 years after the passage of a landmark law, how will New York City assess the fairness of its housing?
Nearly six years after Sandy flooded basements and uprooted trees, Red Hook Houses is still in recovery. But designers from KPF and OLIN see a future brighter than survival, when infrastructure combines with art and the landscape rises above the waterline.
Twelve students, six proposals, three sites: budding urban designers and architects re-envision New York City public housing.
Oksana Mironova documents varied approaches to City-led redevelopment in Lincoln Square and the West Side Urban Renewal Area and calls for an evolution of contemporary rezonings to prioritize the preservation of existing communities.
In an excerpt from the new book Public Housing Myths: Perception, Reality, and Social Policy, Nicholas Dagen Bloom challenges the assumption that high-rise public housing is fundamentally unmanageable by examining the history and vital importance of NYCHA’s dedicated maintenance staff.