Manhattan Timeformations

For those of you who enjoyed yesterday’s post on ExtendedNY, check out the Manhattan Timeformations by Brian McGrath. The commission from the Skyscraper Museum in New York City demonstrates the multi-layered complexity of space and time across the Manhattan grid. Continue reading Manhattan Timeformations

The Manhattan Grid Expanded to Every Point on Earth

For those of you who miss the exactness of the New York City gridiron you can find your place relative to the grid on the Extended NY website. The website extends the New York City grid of streets across the planet, so you can be in New York while you are also in London. You will see from the image that our new building at … Continue reading The Manhattan Grid Expanded to Every Point on Earth

Elevating the Public Realm – New Landscape Competition

ENYA 2014, Queensway Connection: Elevating the Public Realm, is focused on re-imagining the linear landscape of the Queensway. Queensway Connection: Elevating the Public Realm will support Friends of the Queensway and Trust for Public Land in their efforts to transform an abandoned rail right-of-way into a greenway that serves diverse neighborhoods in central and southern Queens. This conversion shares many similarities to the Bloomingdale trail conversion in Chicago, whose … Continue reading Elevating the Public Realm – New Landscape Competition

Planting the new Governors Island park

The new 30 acre park on Governors Island, New York, is taking shape. As reported in the New York Times this weekend, the design by Landscape Architects West 8 offers views across the bay while simultaneously playing with elevations and landforms. The island that sits just off the southern tip of Manhattan is managed by The Trust for Governors Island. It is open to the public throughout … Continue reading Planting the new Governors Island park