Toys Tell the History of NYC, Up-cycling to Create a Minimalist Closet, and a New Collaboration Cart for Design Charrettes
The Museum of the City of New York has a new exhibit that shows the social history of childhood in NYC through toys. Do The Green Thing talks about Re-Consuming (we like the up-cycled minimalist closet). Hester Street Collaborative has made a Collaboration Cart to aid in Community Design Charrettes.
Museum of the City of New York : On the Move: Transportation ToysEmbracing the past, present, and future of New York City and celebrating its cultural diversity, the Museum of the City of New York is Your City Museum! Explore the forces that shaped the city, investigate the neighborhoods and cultures that invigorate New York City, and join in shaping the future!
Do The Green Thing: A minimalist wardrobe for the upcyclerYou can use bottles to make just about anything; a greenhouse, a school even your own island. But this idea is a bit simpler and doesn't require quite so much DIY skill. With just 6 big plastic bottles and a few screws you can build this clever space saving wardrobe.
House’s collaboration cart puts community planning on the streetGrist is proud to present the Change Gang — profiles of people who are leading change on the ground toward a more sustainable society and a greener planet. Some we've written about before; some are new to our pages. Some you'll have heard of; most you probably won't.
New York has persevered through two heat waves so far in summer 2013, including a day that broke the Con Ed record for peak energy use. When will we experience the next heat wave and how bad will it be?