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
In Honolulu, plans for 21 train stations on the new Kapolei to Ala Moana rail are raising eyebrows, primarily because of their significant size. Designers have taken steps to hide the bulk through landscaping and camouflage.
Aug 6, 2009   The Honolulu Advertiser
Barry Diller, IAC, and his wife, Diane Von Furstenburg, a well-known fashion designer, have donated $10 million to the Friends of the High Line, which is a non-profit group that manages the project.
Jun 3, 2009   THE DIRT
Landscape architect Paula Meijerink is calling on designers to rethink asphalt, and she's taking her efforts to the streets.
Dec 8, 2008   The Boston Globe
A landscape architect from M.I.T. is proposing to create a whole new ecosystem to address water pollution problems in Italy.
Sep 23, 2008   The New York Times
<p>The American Society of Landscape Architects has awarded the Lurie Garden in Chicago's Millennium Park with it's highest honor.</p>
Jul 20, 2008   Marketwatch
<p>Landscape architecture firm dlandstudio is taking the stench out of the Gowanus Canal by building a new public park that is beautiful as well as functional.</p>
Jul 7, 2008   The New York Sun
<p>Landscape architect Gary Sexton worked on a tight budget and dodged commissions and regulations to create a beautiful vision for downtown Bremerton (near Seattle).</p>
Jun 25, 2008   The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
<p>Many of famed landscape architect Lawrence Halprin's optimistic 1970s public spaces are being updated and reconsidered. Historic preservationists fight back, but supporters say, "It's a living, breathing space, not a museum."</p>
Jun 6, 2008   The Hook (Charlottesville, VA)
My graduate school education left me with a lot of general ideas and a handful of specific ones. One that stuck with me is a concept from landscape architecture: the desire path. Technically, the term means a path where there isn't supposed to be one, a trail of wear and tear that wasn't planned. Opinion
Jun 2, 2008   By Tim Halbur
<p>A national survey shows that despite the depression in the housing market, landscape architects across the U.S. continue to get work.</p>
May 23, 2008   Daily Journal of Commerce, Portland, OR