After the storm

It seems after a natural disaster that hindsight is 20/20 – the pundits mull over the ins and outs of what happened, what went right or wrong and how to prevent it from occurring again. The people whose lives are immediately impacted tend to the necessities;...

Color me happy…

Winter officially starts in a couple of days, the perfect opportunity to update your space with a splash of color – these are the hot colors for Winter 2011; but which to pick? Why not choose based on the mood you want to create? A little peace and tranquility;...

Filtering Newtown Creek

The waterway that separates the western sides of Brooklyn and Queens has had a sordid past; used as an industrial conduit since the early settlement of New York, it once was subject to a Smelling Committee as the petroleum refineries, tanning and other manufacturers...

Floating Newtown Creek

Amplifying public space: amenity + utility + public/private economies Public space is not only a place for democratic public amenity, gathering and socialization; it is a complex multi-layered organization of utility (filtering) elements to improve public and...