Preservation

Lacandon Jungle in Mexico is under pressure as tribes, the Mexican government, and preservationists fight between development versus conservation.
6 days ago   The Washington Post
Despite its commitment to protect forests in South Florida, the University of Miami sold 88 acres of endangered pine rockland to a developer with plans for a Walmart, an LA Fitness Center, and a Chik-fil-A, among other non-endangered retail uses.
Jul 14, 2014   Miami Herald
Bay Area preservation architect Jerri Holan recounts the happenings at the 2014 California Preservation Conference.
May 4, 2014   UrbDeZine
Dallas is mulling changes to the process by which neighborhoods can seek and obtain conservation district status. As city staff considers the changes, one former councilwoman for the city asks, “if it ain’t broke…”
Feb 28, 2014   Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate
The permanent art collection of the Atlanta BeltLine just added a relic from the city’s past—a thirteen-ton sculpture crafted out of old train tracks—but it's not the only example of repurposed detritus from the city's history of demolition.
Feb 7, 2014   Atlanta Magazine
With an election looming, the fate of one of Sydney's landmarks rests with voters as current Prime MInister Kevin Rudd suggests selling Garden Island should he be re-elected. Stephen Nicholls and Antony Lawes consider the site's future.
Sep 1, 2013   Sydney Morning Herald
A new report has sought to quantify the annual costs of America's assorted environmental protection efforts for the first time.
May 13, 2013   Los Angeles Times
Rather than continually build new towns on the outskirts of today's cities or struggle with creating a sense of place in newly constructed environments, could we resurrect old settlements to connect the old with the new?
Apr 17, 2013   Humanitarian Space
NYU has announced its intention to reduce the proposed square footage for their controversial Greenwich Village expansion plan by approximately twenty percent.
Apr 16, 2012   New York Times
Facadism is often criticized for its awkward juxtapositions, but here are eight of the nicest facadist renovations from around the world, according to Stephen Smith.
Feb 4, 2012   International Business Times
Hidden in plain sight on Washington Street, just north of Rector Street, in lower Manhattan is an endangered piece of history. Three small privately owned buildings that I learned about during a walking tour in Saturday 29 October's freak snowstorm.  Opinion
Nov 1, 2011   By Barbara Knecht