Category Archives: New York City

A Room Of Their Own: MoMA’s First Exhibit On Women In Architecture And Design – Architizer

Yes, even in an exhibition called Designing Modern Women, which runs through October 2014 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, women share physical space with the men who made their work palatable to a larger consumer

A Room Of Their Own: MoMA’s First Exhibit On Women In Architecture And Design – Architizer

Yes, even in an exhibition called Designing Modern Women, which runs through October 2014 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, women share physical space with the men who made their work palatable to a larger consumer

ADFF NY 2013 Films – Sagrada – The Mystery Of Creation

Today and tomorrow you can see this incredible movie about the unique and fascinating building process of the La Sagrada Familia by Antonio Gaudi at the Architecture & Design Film Festival in Tribeca NYC @ Tribeca Cinemas 54 Varick Street

ADFF NY 2013 Films – Sagrada – The Mystery Of Creation

Today and tomorrow you can see this incredible movie about the unique and fascinating building process of the La Sagrada Familia by Antonio Gaudi at the Architecture & Design Film Festival in Tribeca NYC @ Tribeca Cinemas 54 Varick Street

Paris versus New York – in graphic form | Books | The Observer

Paris versus New York – in graphic form Playfully pitting Paris and New York against each other, graphic designer Vahram Muratyan has created a visual homage to two evocative cities.  Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities, Penguin, £11.99 Paris

Paris versus New York – in graphic form | Books | The Observer

Paris versus New York – in graphic form Playfully pitting Paris and New York against each other, graphic designer Vahram Muratyan has created a visual homage to two evocative cities.  Paris versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities, Penguin, £11.99 Paris

High Over Central Park, An Artist Imagines A Floating City | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

If you are in New York City this weekend (or next weekend or the one after that) you should go to the MET and see the new roof top garden installation by Tomas Saraceno  4 | High Over Central Park,

High Over Central Park, An Artist Imagines A Floating City | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

If you are in New York City this weekend (or next weekend or the one after that) you should go to the MET and see the new roof top garden installation by Tomas Saraceno  4 | High Over Central Park,

Memories of 9/11/2001 and it’s aftermath

I was looking for some pictures today and I came across these images I took in the day, weeks and month following 9/11/  My hard drive had crashed a few years back and I thought I had lost them but

Memories of 9/11/2001 and it’s aftermath

I was looking for some pictures today and I came across these images I took in the day, weeks and month following 9/11/  My hard drive had crashed a few years back and I thought I had lost them but

Now, this is very funny. I would love to walk into a subway car and see all those Saxophones. It reminds me of Abdullah the Martian who used to ride the #1 train in the late 80’s with his sax.

Now, this is very funny. I would love to walk into a subway car and see all those Saxophones. It reminds me of Abdullah the Martian who used to ride the #1 train in the late 80’s with his sax.

You can identify poor neighborhoods from space | Grist

You can identify poor neighborhoods from space | Grist.  I noted this effect on my trip to Baltimore and Washington DC last weekend.  Most of Washington DC has lots of trees especially on the North/West side along both sides of

You can identify poor neighborhoods from space | Grist

You can identify poor neighborhoods from space | Grist.  I noted this effect on my trip to Baltimore and Washington DC last weekend.  Most of Washington DC has lots of trees especially on the North/West side along both sides of

Sunny Day in Lower Manhattan

I was in Battery Park for a meeting a few weeks ago and while walking by the Staten Island Ferry I discovered a bronze model of New Amsterdam as it was in 1660.  It sits across the street from one

Sunny Day in Lower Manhattan

I was in Battery Park for a meeting a few weeks ago and while walking by the Staten Island Ferry I discovered a bronze model of New Amsterdam as it was in 1660.  It sits across the street from one

POP Burger

Originally posted on [He]speaks:
A trendy, moern, chic, burger joint. This is what i love about New York really, it never runs out of burger joints and pizza places. Oh, don’t worry i’ve visited other places too, incase you…

POP Burger

Originally posted on [He]speaks:
A trendy, moern, chic, burger joint. This is what i love about New York really, it never runs out of burger joints and pizza places. Oh, don’t worry i’ve visited other places too, incase you…

New York City History in Pictures – Design Stories Social Network

I came across these photos today and I thought I’d share them with you World’s metropolis 130 year back – Design Stories Social Network.  I know the tile from Design Stories says 130 years back but I don’t think so, not

New York City History in Pictures – Design Stories Social Network

I came across these photos today and I thought I’d share them with you World’s metropolis 130 year back – Design Stories Social Network.  I know the tile from Design Stories says 130 years back but I don’t think so, not

4 out of 5 top transit cities are on the East Coast

Do you ever wonder why the debate on Public Transportation is split between Democrats (pro) and Republicans (con) ?  Well this survey by Walk Score show how 4 out of 5 top transit cities are on the East Coast | Grist.

4 out of 5 top transit cities are on the East Coast

Do you ever wonder why the debate on Public Transportation is split between Democrats (pro) and Republicans (con) ?  Well this survey by Walk Score show how 4 out of 5 top transit cities are on the East Coast | Grist.

New Housing Type in Brooklyn

I was attending a Passive House Meet-Up in the Park Slope section of  Brooklyn’s this Sunday when I came across this residential building.  What caught my eye was how different it was from the typical Park Slope row house and the

New Housing Type in Brooklyn

I was attending a Passive House Meet-Up in the Park Slope section of  Brooklyn’s this Sunday when I came across this residential building.  What caught my eye was how different it was from the typical Park Slope row house and the

Spinlister | Find a bike to ride

 We have car sharing, house sharing so why not bike sharing? I came across this awesome new company today which brings together people who want to use bikes and people who want to rent them.  It is the brain child of

Spinlister | Find a bike to ride

 We have car sharing, house sharing so why not bike sharing? I came across this awesome new company today which brings together people who want to use bikes and people who want to rent them.  It is the brain child of

Is El Lissitzky rolling in his grave?

I was walking around downtown Manhattan the other night as I was early for a meeting and had some time to kill.  I was near the World Trade Center and thought I’d walk over and see how things were progressing.

Is El Lissitzky rolling in his grave?

I was walking around downtown Manhattan the other night as I was early for a meeting and had some time to kill.  I was near the World Trade Center and thought I’d walk over and see how things were progressing.

New York City’s oldest taxi driver Johnnie ‘Spider’ Footman still hackin’ it at 92 – NYPOST.com

New York City’s oldest taxi driver Johnnie ‘Spider’ Footman still hackin’ it at 92 – NYPOST.com.  I have met some of these old timers when I lived the city and it was always a great conversation. The oldest cabbie that

New York City’s oldest taxi driver Johnnie ‘Spider’ Footman still hackin’ it at 92 – NYPOST.com

New York City’s oldest taxi driver Johnnie ‘Spider’ Footman still hackin’ it at 92 – NYPOST.com.  I have met some of these old timers when I lived the city and it was always a great conversation. The oldest cabbie that

New York City Townhouse

I am presently working on a townhouse in New York City,  in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.  It is a modern prefab so it has a whole set of issues that need to be addressed to meet NYC code.  The townhouse

New York City Townhouse

I am presently working on a townhouse in New York City,  in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.  It is a modern prefab so it has a whole set of issues that need to be addressed to meet NYC code.  The townhouse