Landscape Architecture

August 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
Citing several recent projects, Alan G. Brake argues that New York City is developing an urban identity that no longer transmits every experience through the lens of Manhattan.
Dezeen
July 29, 2016, 1pm PDT
The University of Texas Arlington's Institute of Urban Studies is doing to legwork for an update of the Downtown Dallas 360 master plan.
Dallas News
July 29, 2016, 12pm PDT
The deployment of so-called defensive architecture is in the news again. This time the controversy is in the public realm, as San Francisco considers a fence to keep homeless out of McCoppin Hub.
Curbed SF
July 28, 2016, 6am PDT
A city famous for tall palm trees wants to find some shade.
Los Angeles Times
July 23, 2016, 11am PDT
The Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer raises pointed questions about the purpose of public space such as Dilworth Park, which has been absent of protests since it was remodeled two years ago.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 22, 2016, 5am PDT
The people's choice: Pac-Man.
CityLab
July 20, 2016, 12pm PDT
Three proposed legislative measures would undo one of the more obvious signs of the recession, and return the responsibility for street trees to the city.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
The White Oak Bayou in Houston joins a growing list of urban watersheds that could be freed from its concrete shackles.
Houston Chronicle
July 13, 2016, 6am PDT
In this New York Times opinion, health issues correspondent Meera Senthilingam writes that too much of New York City is not designed for physical activity, including walking. Imagine what the suburbs and less vibrant cities are like!
The New York Times - Opinion
July 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
How cities around the world have approached thinking about how water management fits in to urban planning.
The Planning Report
July 2, 2016, 9am PDT
Some things are worth waiting for, including the Tualatin River Greenway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path.
The Oregonian
June 28, 2016, 8am PDT
In-depth coverage of the "New Landscape Declaration: Summit on Landscape Architecture and the Future" event held recently in Philadelphia provides a thorough survey of the prevailing winds of a profession quickly growing in influence.
ASLA The Dirt
June 26, 2016, 5am PDT
The $50 million renovation of Cleveland's Public Square, designed by James Corner Field Operations, will open in time for the Republican National Convention.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
June 20, 2016, 9am PDT
Part literature review, part political appeal, this article makes the case for rethinking the concept of what makes plants native—especially in the face of climate change.
UGEC Viewpoints
June 15, 2016, 6am PDT
The city of Pittsburgh is celebrating the conveyance of 660 acres of property known as Hays Woods. The property will one day become the largest park in the city.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 12, 2016, 11am PDT
A pilot project combining the brain power and political will of the Detroit’s water department, Land Bank Authority, and the University of Michigan recently completed the first of four vacant lots into beautiful and functional bioretention gardens.
The Detroit News
June 3, 2016, 2pm PDT
Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell shares some of the biggest news and announcements from the week in planning, land use, and related topics. All in two minutes and 30 seconds.
Planetizen
June 2, 2016, 9am PDT
Part of a $380 million renovation project on the Gateway Arch grounds, a new riverfront path is built two feet higher above the banks of the mighty Mississippi River.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 27, 2016, 2pm PDT
Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell shares some of the biggest news and announcements from the week in planning, land use, and related topics.
Planetizen
May 27, 2016, 1pm PDT
As the Southern Gateway project moves forward in the state approval process, a component proposal for a cap park over Interstate 35E hangs in the balance.
The Dallas Morning News