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
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
A floating city has been proposed to help ease some of the problems being faced by earthquake-damaged Haiti. But is this the answer the struggling country needs?
Jan 9, 2011 The City Fix
As San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom prepares to leave for Sacramento to become Lt. Governor, he praises the latest road diet plan - reducing busy Cesar Chavez St. from 6-4 lanes with landscaped median and bike lanes and views it as part of his legacy
Jan 7, 2011 San Francisco Chronicle
New York City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe talks with <em>Next American City</em> about the city's increased emphasis on creating active public spaces and how his department is handling budget cuts.
Dec 29, 2010 Next American City