Posts tagged sustainability
Daylighting Tibbetts Brook: Walking along the proposed route

My colleagues and I have been studying Tibbetts Brook as part of our investigations into the historical ecology of New York City, which started out with the Mannahatta Project, about Manhattan, and have now expanded to cover all five boroughs of New York city.  Historical ecology is important for urban sustainability because it places our current perspective on the city into a natural history context; it tells us how nature makes places; it helps expand our imagination; and finally, it helps us set metrics for sustainability success. 

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Manhattanville Residents Gather for a Charrette to Discuss +SPACE/EPIK

On Saturday September 16th, WE ACT hosted a charrette in the Manhattanville Houses to invite input from residents on the preliminary for +SPACE/EPIC (Emergency Preparedness Information Kiosk). The residents reflected on what they consider EMERGENCIES, location and siting for the kiosk as well as possible programming ideas. Over 40 residents were in attendance!

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