Landscape Architecture

The latest installment of the GOOD Cities Project has produced an infographic that provides a look at the "ever-vital urban park" by comparing the park efforts of cities around the country.
Yesterday   GOOD Magazine
Considering all of the talk about urbanism flying around these days, you might expect to hear some of it directed at cities in the Southeast U.S. Opinion
Mar 14, 2014   By Mark Hough
Bronx borough officials have proposed a $500 million waterfront redevelopment project for a desolate strip between 138th and 149th streets in the South Bronx. The nascent proposal would transform the area while connecting South Bronx to Harlem.
Mar 11, 2014   The New York Times
A recent article by Bill Lucia explains the reasons to be cautiously optimistic about a proposed park that will replace a demolished Alaskan Viaduct on Seattle’s waterfront.
Mar 10, 2014   Crosscut.com
Like so many visionary plans for the restoration of public space, Dallas’ original intentions for the Trinity Lakes plan might have been “just a bunch of pretty pictures.”
Feb 26, 2014   Dallas Morning News
I walk to work in about ten minutes, give or take jaywalking and red lights. I walk through one of the more dense areas in Calgary, an area peppered with medium-rise apartment buildings (65.9 units per hectare/26 UPA). Opinion
Feb 26, 2014   By Steven Snell
A valentine to ten cities around the world that are quietly creating urban paradigms to admire and emulate.
Feb 14, 2014   Future Cities
After months of back and forth, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell L. Clarke “reached an agreement that would allow the rehabilitation of John F. Kennedy Plaza and the sale of the garage beneath LOVE Park.”
Feb 12, 2014   Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
Cities around the country are implementing alley improvement programs as a tool for neighborhood revitalization, with benefits to the economy and the environment. A recent article celebrates the strides cities have made in reclaiming alley spaces.
Feb 11, 2014   The Urbanophile
One of the best ways to gain citizens' perspectives of their cities is to see what they see, and how they see it. Here are 30 photos sent in by people from global cities that capture that point of view.
Feb 11, 2014   Future Cities
On a recent work trip to New York City, I took some extra time out to see some of the recent landscapes that have been built since I was up there last. Opinion
Feb 10, 2014   By Mark Hough