Landscape Architecture

A local architect produced a DIY design to push the Illinois Department of Transportation to think big with the "Redefine the Drive" project on North Lake Shore Drive. With the proposal: invitations for more local designers to participate.
Yesterday   Chi.Streetsblog
The James River runs right through downtown Richmond, Virginia. But with few public access points, the river is a largely ignored part of the urban realm.
Aug 19, 2010   Richmond Times-Dispatch
In crowded New York City, finding a final resting place in one of the city's cemeteries is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive. Other major cities are facing the same crunch.
Aug 16, 2010   The New York Times
Popular Mechanics features a slideshow of fantastic examples of landscape architecture, from Scotland's Garden of Cosmic Speculation to the Growth Chamber on the International Space Station.
Aug 13, 2010   Popular Mechanics
Urban agriculture is not a new idea. <em>Grist</em>'s Tom Philpott says the renewed interest in the idea should look for good ideas from its past.
Aug 10, 2010   Grist
Cities make more sounds than just cars driving by or factories humming. Trevor Cox says we should embrace the subtle sounds of cities, and update our urban design to make sure we can.
Aug 3, 2010   New Scientist
Three cities -- St. Louis, Houston and Detroit -- have gained new urban parks that are playing big roles in reviving parts of town.
Aug 3, 2010   The Washington Post
Monocle magazine interviews James Corner, the landscape architect responsible for New York's lauded high line and recent winner of Cooper Hewitt Award for best landscape architect.
Jul 24, 2010   Monocle
Decommissioned Tempelhof Airport in Berlin had been the subject of grand plans for reusing the massive space for the last two years. But with little money in city coffers, officials decided to simply open it to the public as-is.
Jul 20, 2010   Los Angeles Times
The City of New York is planning to open three public temporary "dumpster pools" in Manhattan during August.
Jul 20, 2010   The New York Times
The Los Angeles River has long been forgotten by many of the city's residents and officials. <em>GOOD</em>'s Alissa Walker takes a look at some plans to reintegrate the river into the city.
Jul 19, 2010   Good