Landscape Architecture

The Trust for Public Land released its 2015 ParkScore today, ranking the 75 largest U.S. cities on the metrics of acreage, facilities and investment, and access.
4 days ago   Trust for Public Land
Elms, oaks and poplars- trees are an important part of our landscape, but their anonymity means that preservation can be challenging.
Apr 8, 2011   The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Volunteers in Detroit recently performed a community cleanup in an unlikely location: the old Tiger Stadium.
Apr 6, 2011   The Detroit Free Press
New outdoor, publicly accessible ping pong tables are taking hold in New York City, adding an extra element of health and activity to some of the city's public parks.
Apr 5, 2011   The New York Times
This piece from <em>The Vancouver Sun</em> looks into the controversy surrounding the removal of trees in the city, and what would have to be done to begin encouraging more tree plantings in the city.
Apr 5, 2011   The Vancouver Sun
Water shortages are on the rise, and effective management of this dwindling resource is becoming increasingly important to cities. How architects and planners visualize water in the landscape plays a big role in how it is understood and managed.
Apr 3, 2011   Places
As green spaces and public areas increase in demand, more and more projects are being awarded to landscape architects rather than architects, some foresee a potential professional turf war.
Mar 30, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
Landscape architect and designer Ken Smith talks about some things that inspire him, such as William H. Whyte's classic book The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces.
Mar 26, 2011   Fast Company
Following trends seen in Europe and China, a public park in New York City has installed a ping pong table.
Mar 25, 2011   DNAInfo
The City of San Francisco is expanding its program of "parklets" -- small public patio-like spaces built on parking spots.
Mar 25, 2011   The San Francisco Examiner
A few weeks ago, the Economist Intelligence Unit (the business side of Economist magazine) released its annual global Livable Cities rankings. Blog Post
Mar 21, 2011   By Brent Toderian