Landscape Architecture

Madrid, already famous for deciding to impose stringent limitations on driving, has a plan to blanket the city in green to increase its resilience to the effects of climate change.
5 days ago   Fast Co.Exist
One of the country's most passionate supporters of parks writes a review of a book that explores the characteristics and qualities of great parks.
Sep 10, 2015   The Nature of Cities
Plans to transform 60,000 square feet of dormant space under New York's Delancey Street into a park could be ready to reemerge into the public discussion.
Sep 8, 2015   The Awl
A planner and developer waxes poetic, and keeps it pragmatic too, about the importance of landscape architecture.
Sep 7, 2015   Toronto Star
An ambitious project Mayor Annise Parker calls "one of the most exciting things I've had the opportunity to work on as mayor" took a major step forward this week.
Sep 4, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Chicago gains a new open space today, located on an island on Lake Michigan just across from Soldier Field and Burnham Harbor.
Sep 4, 2015   Chicago Tribune
A recent trend in returning the use of streets and other public space to the use of humans and other modes of transportation other than the car is more striking with some historical perspective.
Sep 2, 2015   Tech Insider
The piece begins not in New York but three thousand miles west in Seattle with Janette Sadik-Khan explaining how she triumphed over auto interests by taking back precious road space and returning it to the people in the form of plazas and bike lanes.
Aug 30, 2015   CityLab
A $63 million investment to build the Cultural Trail in Indianapolis has returned $1 billion in increased property value and other economic benefits since 2008.
Aug 25, 2015   The Indianapolis Star
Exotic street performers in the plaza have caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to reconsider his initial opposition to street plazas. Unlike his police commissioner and the governor, de Blasio has yet to make a decision on the removal of Times Square plaza.
Aug 21, 2015   The New York Times N.Y. / Region
Brown lawns may be less aesthetically pleasing than synthetic lawns, but are they safer?
Aug 16, 2015   Sacramento Bee