Landscape Architecture

The word “ecology” has been co-opted so widely that it has lost real meaning, yet ecological thinking remains a powerful lens for understanding complex adaptive systems. A new book aims for a more rigorous engagement of ecology and design.
Apr 30, 2014   Places Journal
Los Angeles County Planner Clement Lau examines how airline companies and other private sector businesses can help with the greening of communities.
Apr 27, 2014   UrbDeZine
Writer Kaid Benfield used a recent trip the American Society of Landscape Architects annual meeting in Boston to reflect on what that city can teach us about designing urban parks.
Nov 17, 2013   NRDC Switchboard Blog
An article recently published in UrbDeZine titled “Thinking about the Park Planning Profession” irritated a lot of landscape ar Opinion
Oct 18, 2013   By Mark Hough
Planting trees on a massive scale may be what it takes to fix the environmental damage being caused by climate change…at least according to some scientists. Opinion
Sep 19, 2013   By Mark Hough
Opinion
Jul 9, 2013   By Mark Hough
Landscape architects are not given nearly enough recognition for being urbanists. Opinion
May 30, 2013   By Mark Hough
On Metropolis P.O.V., Jared Green interviews Mayor Mick Cornett to uncover the keys to Oklahoma City's surprising success.
Aug 10, 2012   Metropolis
Philadelphia's waterfront is about to get a new face. Race Street Pier, set to open May 11th of this week, is more than just a park. Tucked under the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge, the pier juts over 500 feet into the brown waters of the Delaware, providing park-goers with a Opinion
May 9, 2011   By Johanna Hoffman
After 25 years in conception and a recently renewed master planning effort, the 150-acre Piggyback Yards still awaits funding and approval from the city, reports The Architect's Newspaper.
Dec 2, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
A new essay by Thomas Fisher details Frederick Law Olmsted's lesser known work in the realm of public health and sanitation.
Nov 15, 2010   The Design Observer Group