Landscape Architecture

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.
2 days ago   The Architect's Newspaper
A recent international design competition sought innovative and attractive solutions for allowing wildlife to cross busy highways. The winning designs take various strategies to go over or under the traffic.
Feb 2, 2011   The Globe and Mail
Reporter Leon Neyfakh digs deep into the architectural battle between New Urbanism and Landscape Urbanism, saying it is a war for the future of our built environment.
Jan 31, 2011   Boston Globe
With a downtown largely devoid of trees, Minneapolis is considering a new plan that would add more green life and greenspace to the city's center.
Jan 26, 2011   MinnPost
Urban Fabric, a landscape architecture and urban design firm in Israel, uses recycled tiles, benches and more in their park designs.
Jan 22, 2011   Ha'aretz
This piece from <em>Next American City</em> looks at plans to dramatically rework streetscapes in Boston, and cheers the effort.
Jan 19, 2011   Next American City
An art competition in Salt Lake City has resulted in a new installation to be built in one of the city's vacant lots.
Jan 19, 2011   The Salt Lake Tribune
An art gallery in New York City currently has an installation called Park Here, which is an indoor parkspace made up of fake grass, trees and sunlight.
Jan 17, 2011   The New York Times
George Haugh describes his visit to Arcosanti in the summer of 2010. A town conceived, designed and built by the charismatic Italian architect Paolo Soleri in Arizona. It is the largest example of Arcology in practice: Soleri's theory of miniaturized and complex human environments designed to utilize the surrounding ecology for building materials while simultaneously minimizing human impact upon them. Exclusive
Jan 17, 2011  By George Haugh
Charles A. Birnbaum bemoans the lack of quality journalism covering landscape architecture, which often gets overshadowed by architecture criticism and shunted into the Home & Garden section of the paper.
Jan 16, 2011   The Huffington Post
Over the course of the year, the editors of Planetizen review and post summaries of hundreds of articles, reports, books, studies, and editorials related to planning and urban development. Here are our picks for the most fascinating, pervasive and popular planning trends of 2010. Exclusive
Jan 13, 2011  By Tim Halbur