Back to (controlled) nature on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

James van Sweden, FASLA, envisioned a house set back from water and floating above a meadow. This was to be his weekend getaway. What he didn't want was lawns. He considers them unnatural and uninteresting and much too dependent on upkeep, polluting chemicals, and wasteful irrigation.

Thanks to Jeffrey Lofton

Full Story: Meadowland


Brand new! Urban Grid City Collection

Each city has its own unique story. Commemorate where you came from or where you want to go.
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Grids & Guides

A notebook for visual thinkers. Available in red and black.
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City Shoulder Totes - New Cities Added!

Durable CityFabric© shoulder tote bags available from 9 different cities.

Create Your Own Paper Block City

Urban Fold is an all-inclusive kit that allows anyone to build the city of their dreams with a few simple folds.