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Ingenuity in the Extrapolation Factory

An experiment in public thinking about future design gave participants a chance to develop ideas and voice one’s own opinion, through making the kinds of objects that might be found in a 99c store of the future.

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.

Winner of the adAPT NYC micro apartment contest announced

The 2010 Cen­sus showed rapid growth in one- to two-person house­holds in Man­hat­tan, and the cur­rent hous­ing sup­ply of stu­dios and one-bedrooms is approx­i­mately 800,000 units short of the demand.