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:

 

The Storm That Will Be: Protecting Public Housing in the New 100-Year Floodplain

Elizabeth Rush looks at the particular challenges facing public housing authorities in high-risk flood zones and follows a design competition for a stormwater management plan in Jersey City to consider how responsive, site-specific architectural innovation can inform broader strategies for strengthening vulnerable communities. Read more here.