What lies beneath

The physical underground of New York City is vast, and as it turns out, very much uncharted. With damage recent and imminent, what is the future of NYC’s infrastructure?

Breaking the use-and-discard cycle, one repair at a time

“As a nation we’ve begun to rethink our rela­tion­ship with food — now is the time to rethink our rela­tion­ship with con­sumer objects as well.”

A city of humans

When he began creating the visual census of New Yorkers known as Humans of New York (aka HONY), Brandon Stanton’s goal was to make 10,000 portraits, not to get 10,000 Facebook likes.

Drake and the resilient city

With transparency and sustained idealism, Drake presented her firm’s urban sponges, parks, and “infra-sutures” that aim to heal past wounds and current conflicts caused by massive city projects–like Moses’s BQE, and by “acts of god” like Sandy.