Plans to create an assessment district near New York City's new High Line linear park have been dropped.
Sep 1, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
Yogi Berra said that. I also recall someone saying at some conference on smart growth or new urbanism: the more cars sharing the road, the more people get frustrated (hence all the car ads of people driving with no other cars in sight), while the more people on a well designed sidewalk, the more we tend to like it.
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A new report claims that Central Park in New York added $1 billion to the economy in 2007, and the new High Line park added $4 billion in new real estate developments.
Aug 28, 2009 ASLA's The Dirt blog
The iconic Philip Johnson-designed fountain in front of New York's Lincoln Center is getting a makeover. The new fountain has some preservationists peeved.
Aug 27, 2009 The New York Times
Architecture and biomimicry are joining forces. A new city being planned in a flood-prone region of India is using the concept of mimicking nature to build a city that better responds to its environmental conditions.
Aug 27, 2009 Harvard Magazine
In this Q&A, <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> talks with landscape architect Adriaan Geuze, whose work has had a big impact on the field, especially in its combination of landscape design, architecture and planning.
Aug 23, 2009 The Wall Street Journal
CPTED -- crime prevention through environmental design -- is catching on in Korea as a way to improve security.
Aug 21, 2009 Joong Ang Daily
A new report issued by The Trust for Public Land details the park and recreation system acres and facilities of the nation's largest 77 cities. The report shows that Americans are flocking to their city parks more in a down economy.
Aug 19, 2009 City Parks Blog
When mandatory water conservation rules took effect in Glendale, California, homeowner David Wood installed artificial turf to maintain the green front yard emblematic of the American Dream. But his new fake lawn is against the law.
Aug 9, 2009 Glendale News Press
As water resources dwindle, golf course managers are becoming go-to experts on conservation.
Aug 7, 2009 The New York Times