Inspired by the Paris Plages temporary urban beach along the Seine, a temporary beach in a park in Downtown Detroit is inspiring the Motor City to rethink its public spaces.
Sep 30, 2014 Project For Public Spaces
Metropolis Magazine recently published a roundtable conversation featuring several notable writers, educators and critics addressing traditional, long-form architectural cri Blog Post
Sep 27, 2014 By
Two new studies use EEG and fMRI to pinpoint which elements of urban parks and gardens induce brain activity associated with meditative states.
Sep 26, 2014 Next City
New York Times Architecture Critic Michael Kimmelman reviews the third phase of the High Line, which opened September 21, 2014.
Sep 22, 2014 New York Times
Anthony Flint cites the example of Boston's new adult playground to ask the question: "Should we let more urban design emerge organically?"
Sep 19, 2014 CityLab
The Trust for Public Land is working with the city of Bozeman on a master planning process for a large park on the north side of town, with connections to the city's history as a railroad town and an agricultural center.
Sep 19, 2014 NBC Montana
With support from local governments and bureaucrats, a proposal to transform the existing "M-Path" rail line into a ten-mile linear park is gaining traction in Miami. Next up: an economic impact study.
Sep 18, 2014 Miami Today
Jared Green shares news of the finalists in a design competition for a $40 million park on the 11th Street Bridge spanning the Anacostia River in Washington D.C.
Sep 17, 2014 ASLA The Dirt
West Hollywood, California Mayor John D'Amico is leading calls to add more dog-friendly amenities to designs for Phase 2 of the city's civic park.
Sep 14, 2014 Los Angeles Times
A new application, "Playgrounds for Everyone," has a growing database of 2505 inclusive and accessible playgrounds around the country suitable for children with special needs.
Sep 12, 2014 NPR