Landscape Architecture

"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.
3 days ago   The Philadelphia Inquirer
America's first public parks were cemeteries. But over time, they've moved from the center of town to the edges. A new book looks at the history of these places of the dead.
Mar 18, 2011   The Atlantic
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Mar 17, 2011  By Abhijeet Chavan
Neighbors across the country are clashing over whether or not to build sidewalks in their neighborhoods.
Mar 10, 2011   The Wall Street Journal
NYC is reusing materials from a construction site in Queens to redesign the area's streetscape with pedestrian safety in mind.
Mar 9, 2011   THE DIRT
The city of lakes ironically gets a redesigned riverfront, as was unveiled by the city's Park and Recreation Board. Click for more and the video of the winning design.
Mar 9, 2011   THE DIRT
As the parks system grows in Seattle, it is becoming more difficult to afford to maintain. One local official calls the system "unsustainable".
Mar 8, 2011   The Seattle Times
Gold mining was an integral part of what made the city of Johannesburg, South Africa one of the most economically important cities on the continent. But as mining winds down, some are trying to find new ways to use the landscape of mining operations.
Mar 4, 2011   Places
A landscape urbanism biennale in an unlikely suburb of Tel Aviv offers its working class citizens a look how their city can change for the better.
Mar 2, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
A Cairo native who had returned home before the recent unrest and revolution looks at the role of the city's Tahrir Square, and how recent events have given additional meaning to this public space.
Mar 1, 2011   Places
The Planters company has revealed plans to assist cities in designing and building urban pocket parks in underused land. In return, the parks will include branding from the company, including a Mr. Peanut statue sitting on a peanut bench.
Feb 28, 2011   ASLA's The Dirt blog