History of the High-Rise City
Thought-provoking look at city living, high-rises and much more:
Urban aficionados will enjoy this online, animated history of city dwelling (from Rome to Jacob Riis!)
The front lines of urban resilience, all around the world
The front lines of urban resilience — by Center for Architecture’s Bill Millard
Last week’s UN symposium on sustainability and resilience, held in New York City, highlighted the imperatives to minimize risks and mitigate our consumption, to keep our urbanizing passion from accelerating into an “uncontrollable” future.
Sea Change — NYC after Sandy
Monday, September 30th 2013: New York City Conference
Preserving Landmark Buildings Helps Cities to Thrive
While preserving historic landmarks is not the answer to our city’s affordable housing crisis, it is certainly not the cause of it — no matter what developers may claim.