Matt Sledge profiles the work of a landscape architect who has designed an attractive and innovative system for keeping contaminants out of one of New York's most polluted waterways.
Feb 10, 2012 Huffington Post
As urban parks across the country are being created and refurbished thanks in large part to private philanthropy (e.g. the High Line and Millennium Park), Charles Birnbaum asks who will come to the rescue of Boston's famed Emerald Necklace.
Feb 4, 2012 Huffington Post
David Schalliol's photographs of abandoned places around the country are intended to be testaments to various social forces that have broken down urban places in recent years. But, he says, they are optimistic as well.
Jan 15, 2012 Huffington Post
Huffington Post Canada has posted a series of satellite images featuring massive and unexplained structures and networks in the Kumtag Desert region of China.
Nov 16, 2011 Huffington Post
Do you want your transportation dollars spent on the National Corvette Museum, turtle tunnels, giant roadside coffee pots, restoration of Battleship Texas? These are some of the "tall tales" being spun by Republicans about the transportation bill.
Oct 31, 2011 Huffington Post
As the campaign to replace the late (and city-boosting) Jack Layton as the leader of the New Democratic Party heats up, contender Paul Dewar has announced his intention to lead with a multi-pronged urban strategy.
Oct 25, 2011 Huffington Post
Chicago's flat topography makes it ideal for bike riding. Now Rahm Emanuel and Gabe Klein's new public policies aim to grow their use. The city consistently scores as highly in bike-friendly rankings as New York, Austin, or Denver.
Oct 10, 2011 Huffington Post
If cities are like ailing bodies, then building modernization is the key to their future health. It's time planners looked at buildings as ecological and economical assets, according to Gordon Gill.
Sep 29, 2011 Huffington Post
The transformation of Architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker's 9/11 memorial "Reflecting Absence" from vacant space to completion is revealed in this dramatic time lapse film [VIDEO].
Aug 23, 2011 Huffington Post
Last night Apple CEO Steve Jobs pitched plans for a new campus development to the Cupertino city council.
Jun 9, 2011 Huffington Post