7th Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Henry Hart Rice Urban Policy Forum: Affordable Housing, Livable Neighborhoods
Join NYU Wagner for an engrossing conversation with one of the nation’s leading experts on property law, land use, and affordable housing—Vicki Been.
2nd Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Fueling Our Future: Blackout: Security and the Electric Grid
With seven billion people in the world (nine billion projected by 2050), many of whom live in rapidly developing countries, the need for modern technologies with their attendant energy demands is increasing at an exponential rate. Will it be possible to provide sufficient energy for this generation and the next? How will the energy race change global economies and politics? Join John Bradley, Associate VP, Sustainability, Energy and Technical Services, New York University for a conversation on the emerging solutions and threats facing the electricity distribution sector.
25th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Made in New York City: The Reinvention of Local Manufacturing
For decades, American and urban manufacturing charted a steep decline, a byproduct of globalization and outsourcing. Today, however, manufacturing is returning to our shores and entering a renaissance in major cities. Come learn about what's being made in NYC today and what you can do to support local manufacturing. We'll cover industrial policy, business incubators, R&D, hybrid manufacturing, and the craft food movement, among other highlights.
9th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
The Brooklyn Waterfront: Past and Present
In this class at the Brooklyn Brainery, the development, decline, and rebirth of the Brooklyn waterfront, from 19th century port to 21st century playground.
Oct 17, 2013
Designing a new water's edge for the Upper East Side and Harlem
A community-organized panel discussion addresses tissues surrounding the redevelopment of the East River Esplanade.
Apr 2, 2013
Why luxury developments are lonely and why we should care
When a New York City broker recently sold a condo in the opulent One57 building for $6.5 million to a Chinese woman, he expected her to move in immediately. However, when he asked what she was looking for, she said it was not for her but for her daughter, who would be attending school in the city, […]
Mar 15, 2013
Unveiling the genius phone
Today, the Popular Choice Award will be awarded to one of six contestants in the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge
Mar 1, 2012
Public Pool Coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park
According to yesterday's New York Post, Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be getting a public pool this summer. It will be temporary -- installed for just five years -- and about 30' by 50'. And, it will only be about 3.5' deep.
Oct 16, 2011
Tax Plan to Turn Old Buildings ‘Green’ Finds Favor - NYTimes
Capitalizing on a new tax arrangement that allows property owners to upgrade their buildings at no upfront cost, cutting energy use and utility bills.
Oct 4, 2011
Via Verde in South Bronx is a New Look for Sustainable Low-income Housing
Co-ops and rentals for low- and moderate-income residents spiral around what will be a leafy, semi-enclosed court.