Urban Omnibus

Urban Omnibus is the Architectural League’s online publication dedicated to defining and enriching the culture of citymaking. The Omnibus’s ever-growing collection of multi-media content explores projects and perspectives in architecture, art, policy, and activism – tried and tested in New York City – that offer new ways of understanding, representing and improving urban life and landscape worldwide. This week on Urban Omnibus:

 

Urban Memory Infrastructure

 

A city needs memory like it needs streets, trees, and people. But how do we build an infrastructure to contain and deliver the city’s history? Ben Vershbow, former director of NYPL Labs, talks with Shannon Mattern about libraries as stewards of the past in the age of Google Maps. Read more on Urban Omnibus.