<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.
Jun 2, 2008 By
<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
We've been conducting public meetings for years. And it used to be easier. Present the plan. Discuss the plan. Talk about how your plan is better for the neighborhood/community/city/region and provide the conclusion. But things have changed.
Mar 26, 2008 By
We all saw it on the Internet-the fellow at a public meeting being hauled away from the microphone before getting wrestled to the floor and tasered during a Q&A with John Kerry. Fortunately, silencing argumentative speakers with a taser is not a common occurrence at most public meetings. Opinion
Sep 27, 2007 By
Like many others, I tuned into the CNN/YouTube debate a few weeks ago. Opinion
Aug 20, 2007 By
Some people choose to work in planning because they see it as a relatively interesting and stable job. Others have dreams of being the equivalent of an all-powerful SimCity-style mayor. However, many choose planning as a career because they want to make a difference in the world. Opinion
Jun 9, 2007 By