Two new studies use EEG and fMRI to pinpoint which elements of urban parks and gardens induce brain activity associated with meditative states.
Sep 26, 2014 Next City
CityGardens is an award winning mobile app that can help tourists and residents find hidden parks and gardens in the middle of Paris.
Jun 14, 2012 Fast Company Co.Exist
John Gallagher provides an update on the elements being considered for remaking the city's neighborhoods by Mayor Dave Bing's Detroit Works long-term planning team.
May 11, 2012 Detroit Free Press
<em>Grist</em> looks at the volunteer group in Portland that legally removes unnecessary pavement from places around the city and replaces it with gardens and green space.
Sep 17, 2010 Grist
Converting front lawns into edible gardens is becoming popular, but some neighbors only see ugliness and worry about their property values. Are we entering the age of Not In My Front Yard (NIMFY)?
Apr 29, 2010 The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
Activists have turned the site of a former inner-city freeway in San Francisco into a community garden.
Mar 21, 2010 Good
Landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy collaborated with cellist Yo-Yo Ma to design a waterfront park in Toronto. Bach's First Suite for Unaccompanied Cello served as inspiration.
Jan 4, 2010 ASLA's The Dirt blog
This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> looks at the role of private gardens and public-facing landscaping in the city of Baghdad.
Nov 3, 2009 The New York Times
That's Lynden Miller's motto, an artist and garden designer with a new book, <em>Parks, Plants, and People: Beautifying the Urban Landscape.</em> The Wall St. Journal has a profile.
Oct 20, 2009 Wall St Journal
<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