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:

 

Autopsy of a Hospital: A Photographic Record of Coler-Goldwater on Roosevelt Island

Photographer and architect Charles Giraudet documents the architecture of a sprawling hospital complex on Roosevelt Island on the eve of its demolition, and captures remnants of the life of the building and the innovative medical facility it once was. Read more here.