Faced with the success of the Manhattan Highline project, New York has approved the redevelopment of an unused trolley stop on the Lower East Side into an underground park. The one-acre park will utilize creative and innovative technologies to transform the area into a new public space.
The rise of on-demand, application based services is having an impact on independent business and the streetscape of cities. In addition, the impacts of these services can exacerbate urban inequalities.
While air pollution may be viewed as an intangible form of waste, innovative urban thinkers are utilizing creativity and technology to create goods ranging from jewelry to fish food to printer ink.
photo courtesy of Dave Hill