Category Archives: possibilities

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit (A potentially easier to read PDF version can be found here). The Problem: The Urban and the Car In many ways, the automobile is a wonderful invention. Like many

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit

A New (Old) Framework for Urban Transit: Encouraging Urbanism through Transit (A potentially easier to read PDF version can be found here). The Problem: The Urban and the Car In many ways, the automobile is a wonderful invention. Like many

Trash Therapy

Trash Therapy: Is consumer guilt hiding a bigger problem? Check out our blog at http://trashtherapy.wordpress.com/ This project was a collaboration between: Sabrina Dorsainvil Jessica Kisner Aubrey Murdock Jonathan Lapalme Alexander Roesch About us: We ask….How do we theorize our waste? The

Trash Therapy

Trash Therapy: Is consumer guilt hiding a bigger problem? Check out our blog at http://trashtherapy.wordpress.com/ This project was a collaboration between: Sabrina Dorsainvil Jessica Kisner Aubrey Murdock Jonathan Lapalme Alexander Roesch About us: We ask….How do we theorize our waste? The

Urban Hanging Gardens

“The Urban Hanging Gardens” pitch revisits the hanging gardens of Babylon to implement them on a house-hold level in contemporary cities. The project stretches from generating visions and political proposals, on the large scale, to developing a methodology for simple

Urban Hanging Gardens

“The Urban Hanging Gardens” pitch revisits the hanging gardens of Babylon to implement them on a house-hold level in contemporary cities. The project stretches from generating visions and political proposals, on the large scale, to developing a methodology for simple

Water System Redo

“How can I ‘unplug’ one house at a time from the NYC water infrastructure?” I would like to investigate the water systems connected to houses in a particular area of Brooklyn or Queens, probably Greenpoint, to understand the network and

Water System Redo

“How can I ‘unplug’ one house at a time from the NYC water infrastructure?” I would like to investigate the water systems connected to houses in a particular area of Brooklyn or Queens, probably Greenpoint, to understand the network and

Connecting to Our Consumption, Via Waste

Connecting to our consumption, or to the waste produced by our consumption. Goals: 1. Increase awareness of what constitutes our ‘waste’; 2. Expand the New School composting program. The institutionalization of disposability in our culture is undeniable and problematic –

Connecting to Our Consumption, Via Waste

Connecting to our consumption, or to the waste produced by our consumption. Goals: 1. Increase awareness of what constitutes our ‘waste’; 2. Expand the New School composting program. The institutionalization of disposability in our culture is undeniable and problematic –

How about we teach preschoolers ecological thought?

Project Goals: Redefining infrastructure in a more inclusive and holistic manner Reimagine infrastructure as a ‘cultural repository’ and space of community pride Encourage ‘systems thinking’ or ‘ecological thought’ Point of Entry: Early Childhood Education Why Early Childhood Education? I gravitated

How about we teach preschoolers ecological thought?

Project Goals: Redefining infrastructure in a more inclusive and holistic manner Reimagine infrastructure as a ‘cultural repository’ and space of community pride Encourage ‘systems thinking’ or ‘ecological thought’ Point of Entry: Early Childhood Education Why Early Childhood Education? I gravitated

Pitch: Running [to save] Our Planet

How Poor Urban Health and Wellness can be an Indicator of Poor Planning Intro: Many metropolitan areas have high rates of poor health. Poor health has a variety of meanings, including but not limited to: diabetes, asthma, and obesity. Environmental

Pitch: Running [to save] Our Planet

How Poor Urban Health and Wellness can be an Indicator of Poor Planning Intro: Many metropolitan areas have high rates of poor health. Poor health has a variety of meanings, including but not limited to: diabetes, asthma, and obesity. Environmental