Tag: New York City
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.
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…
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…
Banksy’s mobile garden follows Smithson’s land art
Street artist Banksy has created a mobile garden that is being driven around New York City. Is this a reinterpretation of Robert Smithson’s Floating Island?
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…