Urban Systems

Thematic series that explore how overarching urban systems impact the way we use and occupy space in the city.

Activities


Top deck of a boat in NY harbor, with the Brooklyn Bridge in the background. The sun is about to set over the city skyline.
Building Capital · NYC Tours

Building Capital: To The Bronx—and Around

June 20th, 2023
6:20PM - 9:00PM
Building Capital · OHNY Stacks

A New Approach: Heritage Conservation in Brownsville

March 30th, 2023
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Radical Knowledge · Urban Systems

Library Love: Five Borough Scavenger Hunt

August 6th, 2022
10:00AM - 11:59PM
Building Capital · Urban Systems

Building Capital on the Waterfront

June 29th, 2022
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Radical Knowledge

Reimagining the Neighborhood Library

April 21st, 2022
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Adams Street Library

March 9th, 2022
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Libraries for the 21st Century: Design Standards for the Modern Carnegie Library

February 15th, 2022
5:30PM - 7:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Brooklyn Central Library: Linda Johnson and Toshiko Mori in Conversation

October 16th, 2021
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Woodstock Library

October 16th, 2021
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Radical Knowledge

Macomb’s Bridge Library

October 16th, 2021
12:00PM - 12:45PM
Radical Knowledge

Washington Heights Library

October 16th, 2021
11:00AM - 11:45AM
Radical Knowledge

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library

October 16th, 2021
10:00AM - 6:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library Design Tour

August 12th, 2021
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Inclusive Learning & Civic Engagement: Lessons from Helsinki and New York

August 5th, 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Re-Opening the City for All: A Conversation with NYC’s Chief Librarians

May 12th, 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Social Infrastructure is a Right: Places for Gathering, Sharing and Learning

March 4th, 2021
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Radical Knowledge

Revealing Stories: Libraries and Memory Exploring the Carnegie Corporation’s Digital Archive

February 11th, 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
The Moving City

Last Subway

April 14th, 2020
6:00PM - 7:00PM
The Moving City

MTA Arts & Design: Transforming Manhattan’s West Side Stations

March 3rd, 2020
11:00AM - 1:00PM
The Moving City

Future of New York City Highways

February 11th, 2020
6:00PM - 8:00PM
The Moving City

Accessibility in Transit

February 4th, 2020
6:00PM - 8:00PM
The Moving City

SOM Thinkers: The Future of Transportation

December 2nd, 2019
The Moving City

East Side Access

November 21st, 2019
9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Moving City

New York City’s Congestion Pricing Experiment

November 20th, 2019
The Moving City

Turning Around New York City’s Buses

November 14th, 2019
The Moving City

Transit Tech Lab Accelerator

November 12th, 2019
The Moving City

Transportation Conversations: Polly Trottenberg

November 4th, 2019
The Moving City

MTA Arts & Design: Transforming the Elevated Astoria Line

October 30th, 2019
The Moving City

History of the New York City Subway

September 5th, 2019
Boat Tour · The Moving City

Ports of New York

August 28th, 2019
The Moving City

Transportation Conversations: Sam Schwartz

August 21st, 2019
The Moving City

Transportation Conversations: Veronica Vanterpool

August 13th, 2019
The Moving City

Transportation Conversations: Meera Joshi

August 8th, 2019
The Moving City

NYCDOT Traffic Management Center Tour

August 6th, 2019
The Moving City

Hamilton Avenue Asphalt Plant

July 31st, 2019
Boat Tour · The Moving City

Bridges and Tunnels

July 24th, 2019
The Moving City

Graphic Design in Transit

July 17th, 2019
The Moving City

Transportation Conversations: Tom Wright

July 9th, 2019
Spaces of Justice

After Rikers: Justice by Design

March 13th, 2019
Spaces of Justice

Aichhorn Residential Treatment Facility

February 5th, 2019
Spaces of Justice

Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON)

November 28th, 2018
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Spaces of Justice

The Bridge/Maple East Residence

November 15th, 2018
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Spaces of Justice

Midtown Community Court

November 8th, 2018
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Spaces of Justice

Red Hook Community Justice Center

November 1st, 2018
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Spaces of Justice

Brooklyn Justice Initiatives

October 30th, 2018
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Spaces of Justice

Brownsville Community Justice Center

October 24th, 2018
3:30PM - 5:00PM
Spaces of Justice

The Fortune Academy and Castle Gardens

August 10th, 2018
3:30PM - 5:30PM
Spaces of Justice

Greenhope Services for Women

July 17th, 2018
9:30AM - 11:00AM
Spaces of Justice

Rikers – An American Jail

June 27th, 2018
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Spaces of Justice

Staten Island Courthouse

June 13th, 2018
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Spaces of Justice

Redefining Safety and Justice for the 21st Century City

May 30th, 2018
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Getting to Zero

Zero Waste Design Guidelines

December 4th, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Getting to Zero

Fountain Avenue Landfill Raffle Tour

October 28th, 2017
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Getting to Zero

Newtown Creek

August 16th, 2017
Getting to Zero

Sims Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility

July 18th, 2017
Getting to Zero

Manhattan 1/2/5 Garage & Salt Shed

July 11th, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Getting to Zero

Freshkills Park

June 23rd, 2017
Boat Tour · Getting to Zero

Waste Waterways

June 21st, 2017
Getting to Zero

DSNY Central Repair Shop

June 14th, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Getting to Zero

Dead Horse Bay

June 9th, 2017
Getting to Zero

Covanta Union County Resource Recovery Facility

May 31st, 2017
Getting to Zero

Hamilton Avenue Marine Transfer Station

May 23rd, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Getting to Zero

New York City’s Dis-Contents: A History of Waste Systems

May 1st, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Getting to Zero

Materials for the Arts

April 19th, 2017
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Getting to Zero

Goodwill NYNJ + Big Reuse

April 12th, 2017
Getting to Zero

Treasure in the Trash at the M11 Garage

March 26th, 2017
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Getting to Zero

The Future of Waste in New York

February 21st, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM
The Final Mile

Gotham West Market

March 8th, 2016
6:30PM - 7:30PM
The Final Mile

Le District

March 3rd, 2016
6:30PM - 7:30PM
The Final Mile

Berg’n

February 24th, 2016
6:30PM - 7:30PM
The Final Mile

Eataly

February 19th, 2016
9:00AM - 10:00AM
The Final Mile

Moore Street Market

August 28th, 2015
4:00PM - 5:00PM
The Final Mile

Good Eggs Brooklyn Food Hub

August 3rd, 2015 - August 11th, 2015
The Final Mile

Union Square Greenmarket

July 29th, 2015
8:00AM - 9:00AM
The Final Mile

Food Bank For New York City

June 25th, 2015
8:30AM - 12:30PM
The Final Mile

Baldor Specialty Foods

June 10th, 2015
11:00AM - 3:30PM
The Final Mile

Hunts Point Produce Market

May 28th, 2015
8:00AM - 11:30AM
The Final Mile

How Great Cities Are Fed: A lecture with Karen Karp

April 29th, 2015
6:30PM - 8:00PM
The Final Mile

New Fulton Fish Market

April 24th, 2015
4:00AM - 7:00AM
Making It Here

Making Space: A Discussion on the Future of Manufacturing in NYC

January 15th, 2015
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Making It Here

Long Island City Neighborhood Tour

September 5th, 2014
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Making It Here

Martin Greenfield Clothiers Factory Tour

August 18th, 2014
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Making It Here

Port Morris Neighborhood Tour

August 15th, 2014
12:00PM - 2:30PM
Making It Here

Red Hook Neighborhood Tour

August 8th, 2014
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Making It Here

National Elevator Cab & Door Factory Tour

August 1st, 2014
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Making It Here

Edison Price Factory Tour

July 16th, 2014
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Making It Here

Greenpoint Manufacturing & Design Center

June 20th, 2014
12:00PM - 2:00PM
Making It Here

Brooklyn Navy Yard

June 6th, 2014
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Making It Here

Brooklyn Army Terminal

May 20th, 2014
3:00PM - 4:30PM
Making It Here

Standard Motors Building

May 16th, 2014
3:00PM - 4:30PM

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