Green Infrastructure

When you think of "city" what comes to mind? A specific city? One of your favourites? Tall buildings? A skyline? Chaos, people, crowds, traffic? A river cutting through its centre? A mountain range backdrop? Blog Post
Nov 8, 2015   By Steven Snell
Landscape architects are not given nearly enough recognition for being urbanists. Blog Post
May 30, 2013   By Mark Hough
From traditional stormwater management to storm surge abatement and conserving drinking water and watersheds, green infrastructure improves our cities, explains Adrian Benepe of the Trust for Public Land.
Apr 22, 2013   Sustainable Cities Collective
Haiti has seen improvements since the 2010 earthquake. However, persistent challenges remain. Dave Hampton, architect and international development consultant for natural and built environment integration, writes about one in particular: ravines.
Mar 14, 2013
Kaid Benfield spotlights an innovative federal program that is "not very well known but deserves to be." The "Greening America’s Capitals" program aims to make America's state capitals showpieces for green infrastructure and green building practices.
Jan 30, 2013   NRDC Switchboard
Singapore de-channelizes an urban river as part of a plan to preserve more of its rainwater, creating a park in the process.
Jul 27, 2012   THE DIRT
Nate Berg looks at a new study analyzing the cost benefits of large-scale green infrastructure projects, which demonstrates that governments are wasting billions of dollars a year by not going green.
Apr 25, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Irmak Turan discusses agriculture's place in the city, as seen by a handful of Brooklyn activists. From stormwater absorption to community ties, these farms provide more than just fresh food for earthy hipsters.
Apr 4, 2012   Urban Omnibus
On Tuesday, the UK announced the creation of a green infrastructure program, intended to press planners and deveopers to infuse spaces with greenery. Writes Peter Walker, the benefits are beyond aesthetic--they're economic as well.
Oct 12, 2011   The Guardian
This infographic explains the new green techniques that will revise the way Philadelphia catches and processes stormwater.
Aug 31, 2011   OnEarth Magazine
A new guidebook has been released that's aimed at helping planners and city officials to know which types of green infrastructure are worth investment.
Aug 18, 2011   Landscape Architecture Foundation