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:
Innovation and Neglect: Sea Rise and Sea Park East
In our final Typecast installment exploring towers-in-the-park, Maura Ewing chronicles the lives of two Coney Island housing developments and exposes the political context that undergirds their architectural innovation, construction shortcomings, and the deferred maintenance that threatens their viability as affordable housing assets. Read more here.