Last week, the El Paso City Council approved a new city ordinance that broadens restrictions on landscaping in new developments. Opponents say the restrictions will discourage growth.
Jun 13, 2011 By
Michael J. Lewis reviews a new biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, which he says reveals new facts about the man who coined the term "landscape architect."
Jun 13, 2011 The Wall St. Journal
Manhattan's High Line is a new model for reclaiming underused spaces and turning them into successful public spaces. Phase 2 of the ambitious park opened yesterday to much fanfare.
Jun 13, 2011 ASLA's The Dirt blog
New urbanist Andres Duany has been speaking out against the "landscape urbanism" movement for months, particularly against Harvard's Charles Waldheim for embracing it. At CNU19, Duany invited Waldheim to have his say and respond.
Jun 13, 2011 New Urban Network
A number of cities in Washington are embarking on waterfront redevelopment projects. The projects range from the relatively small to the complete makeover.
Jun 11, 2011 Crosscut
A local firm is leading an effort in New Orleans to manage the city's water more like the Dutch.
Jun 10, 2011 Architectural Record
Just before the second phase of New York City's High Line park opened this week, <em>Bloomberg</em> architecture critic James S. Russell toured the new addition with its architect and landscape architect.
Jun 10, 2011 Bloomberg
Construction has begun on a new park beneath a Toronto freeway overpass. <em>The Toronto Star</em>'s Christopher Hume says the park will change the city forever.
Jun 9, 2011 The Toronto Star
Last night Apple CEO Steve Jobs pitched plans for a new campus development to the Cupertino city council.
Jun 9, 2011 Huffington Post
Donovan Gillman writes that since most of us can't simply get by without cars, we need "more livable and likable places to park them." His post at Sustainable Cities Collective includes photos of some interesting car parks.
Jun 8, 2011 Sustainable Cities Collective