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Landscape Architecture

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The project, led by Gensler, will span 39 acres of residential units, retail, and cultural attractions.
The Architect's Newspaper
4 days ago
New research sheds light on how the brain responds to urban environments and architecture.
American Society Of Landscape Architects
June 4, 2021, 5am PDT
A study, a debate, and an awards show—all included in the wild west politics of parking in the Big Apple.
New York Post
June 2, 2021, 12pm PDT
The interactive mapping platform helps park managers understand the risks in their area and create long-term resilience plans.
Next City
May 28, 2021, 6am PDT
The Trust for Public Land has published the most recent version of its annual ranking of parks and open space. A new twist for 2021includes a new metric to consider equity.
Trust for Public Land
Feature
May 25, 2021, 5am PDT
The Beaufort County Greenprint Plan, completed in 2020, offers an innovative model of open space planning integrated within a larger planning framework.
Emily McCoy, Lindsey Naylor
May 24, 2021, 5am PDT
Little Island came into the world as Pier 55 and even managed to come back from the dead before opening last week.
The New York Times
Feature
May 20, 2021, 8am PDT
New research highlights some of the ways planners can increase the social benefits and public acceptance of green stormwater infrastructure.
Christopher Tirri, Mahbubur Meenar
May 17, 2021, 11am PDT
Details and background of Tucson's pledge to plant one million trees by 2030.
The Daily Climate
May 16, 2021, 5am PDT
The Toronto Local Planning Appeal Tribunal chose a development project over the mayor's plan to build parkland over a downtown rail corridor.
The Star
May 11, 2021, 7am PDT
Developer Southbank Partners is putting the finishing touches on the second phase of the Riverfront Commons in Covington, Kentucky.
WCPO
May 3, 2021, 9am PDT
The last round of capital investment made possible by a 2008 parks levy offers a chance to look further into the future in Bellevue, Washington.
The Urbanist
April 26, 2021, 6am PDT
Inspiration for the cause of putting a 25-acre park on top of a 14-lane freeway.
Urbanize Atlanta
April 25, 2021, 9am PDT
Visually striking and aggressively invasive, kudzu has been choking the Southeast for decades. Now, designers, chefs, and activists want to find ways to make it useful.
Southerly Magazine
April 15, 2021, 11am PDT
Despite the region's best efforts to conserve water, there's still a lot of grass in the Las Vegas that no one ever walks or plays on. That could change soon.
Associated Press
April 11, 2021, 5am PDT
Despite operating on public right-of-way, food vendors claim that developers are pushing them out of established vending spots.
Curbed
April 5, 2021, 8am PDT
A third of mayors surveyed said that despite increased outdoor activity, many of the changes made in the public realm during the pandemic won't be a part of a new normal.
Smart Cities Dive
March 23, 2021, 5am PDT
The massive River Ring Waterfront Master Plan includes two towers containing 1,050 residential units, a three-acre beach, and 5,000 square feet of community kiosks.
Urbanize New York
March 22, 2021, 10am PDT
In an effort to make public spaces more inclusive, a new pocket park in the Callowhill neighborhood will seek input from people experiencing homelessness on how to make the space more welcoming and functional.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
March 19, 2021, 7am PDT
The BeltLine Special Services District, first proposed in January 2021, already has a green light from the Atlanta City Council.
Urbanize Atlanta