Landscape Architecture

The Trust for Public Land released its 2015 ParkScore today, ranking the 75 largest U.S. cities on the metrics of acreage, facilities and investment, and access.
2 days ago   Trust for Public Land
"A five-year, $82 million project to replace seven bridges over the Vine Street Expressway will also remodel the cultural spine of the city," reports Paul Nussbaum.
Dec 24, 2014   The Philadelphia Inquirer
The city of Montreal announced final plans to tear down an elevated highway and replace it with an urban boulevard.
Dec 22, 2014   Montreal Gazette
It might lack the High Line's design ambition, but the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk will fill an appreciated role in the network of trails along the Philadelphia waterfront.
Dec 19, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
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Dec 18, 2014  By James Brasuell
The public recently got a first look at a new design proposal from James Corner Field Operations for the $50 million improvement of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis.
Dec 17, 2014   MinnPost
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“Addressing issues of inequity is a prerequisite to creating sustainable and livable communities.” This was the big message put forth recently by Robert Bullard—the proclaimed “father of environmental justice”—to a large group of landscape architects i Blog Post
Dec 15, 2014   By Mark Hough
The first U.S. incorporated west of the Rockies—Oregon City—is moving forward with a redevelopment plan that will provide public access to the stunning Willamette Falls.
Dec 14, 2014   The Oregonian
Writing for National Geographic, Brian Clark Howard examines the "[innovative] techniques that mimic nature help restore open waterways, prevent pollution, and create habitats for animals."
Dec 14, 2014   National Geographic
Louisville's goals to plant and grow an urban forest to mitigate the city's heat island effect has run afoul of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's engineering standards for state owned roads.
Dec 12, 2014   The Courier-Journal
The landscape architecture firm behind the High Line in New York City has been awarded another high-profile contract—this time for "Presidio Point," overlooking Crissy Field in San Francisco.
Dec 11, 2014   San Francisco Chronicle