Infrastructure--from streets and sidewalks to bridges and elevated rail lines--remains our cities' most vast yet untapped resource for transforming the public realm. Drawing on New York City's strategies and on-the-ground experience, this session offers critical lessons and approaches for designing dynamic streetscapes and public spaces at multiple scales.
Evaluate streetscape design principles and practices in the context of New York City.
Classify strategies and methods of redesigning spaces beneath and adjacent to elevated infrastructure.
Comprehend the tool kit and application of streetscape furnishings developed for New York City.
Discuss methods, guidelines, and policy recommendations for reclaiming and designing spaces for greater public benefit.