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  1. Archipelago

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    This original Urban Omnibus-produced video explores a day in the life of five New York neighborhoods: Hunts Point, Jamaica, Mariner’s Harbor, Downtown Brooklyn, and Chelsea. For more information…

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    • City of Systems: Skyscraper Mechanical

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      http://urbanomnibus.net/2011/06/city-of-systems-skyscraper-mechanical/ In our third video on complex urban systems, mechanic Jim Ferrari takes us behind closed doors to reveal the inner workings…

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      • City of Systems: Waste Removal

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        In our final video on complex urban systems, writer Elizabeth Royte offers a snapshot of how New Yorkers have treated their trash from the 17th Century onwards, describing how her research has led…

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        • City of Systems: Traffic Signal

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          http://urbanomnibus.net/2011/05/city-of-systems-traffic-signal/ In the first of a new Urban Omnibus video series about complex urban systems, we take a closer look at traffic signals citywide and…

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          • Buckyball Sequencing Test

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            During the installation of Buckyball in Madison Square Park in October 2012, artist Leo Villareal demonstrated the capabilities of his software and showed us some of the sequencing tests he applies…

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            • A Walk with Richard Sennett

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              http://urbanomnibus.net/2009/01/a-walk-with-richard-sennett/ Richard Sennett takes us on a walk through the West Village.

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              • Brooklyn Bridge by Alok Shetty

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                In Alok Shetty's paean to a beloved landmark, the architectural iconicity of the Brooklyn Bridge coexists with its functional role as a vital part of the city's traffic system. By cleverly…

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                • Toward the Sentient City: Trash Track

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                  http://urbanomnibus.net/2009/09/toward-the-sentient-city-interviews/ Kristian Kloeckl Trash Track Hundreds of small, smart, location-aware tags – deployed in Seattle and New York – track…

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                  • SUPERFRONT

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                    http://urbanomnibus.net/2010/07/superfront/ Mitch McEwen founded SUPERFRONT as a gallery and project space for architectural experimentation. Listen to her share its backstory and check out glimpses…

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                    • Making Room

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                      Introducing Making Room: a research, design and advocacy project to shape New York’s housing stock to address the changing needs of how we live now. Find out more at http://urbanomnibus.net/2011/10/making-room/

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                      • Why Grand Central Works

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                        http://urbanomnibus.net/2009/08/why-grand-central-works/ Vishaan Chakrabarti walks through one of the city's favorite spaces. His reflections range from design details to regional economics…

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                        • Coney Island by Julie Jira

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                          Julie Jira's exploration of Coney Island is organized in a day-to-night structure, opened by a subway journey to the end of the line that literally and figuratively frames her gaze on a storied…

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