Landscape Architecture

February 11, 2019, 11am PST
The new linear park will use land under the city’s elevated rail tracks. Worries, however, are emerging about the effects the project will have on surrounding communities, particularly related to affordable housing.
Next City
January 7, 2019, 12pm PST
A proposed waterfront plan has secured the necessary funding to move forward in Seattle, pending City Council approval.
Crosscut
January 4, 2019, 12pm PST
A community initiative says demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and closure of the Battery Street Tunnel offer a chance to turn a series of green infrastructure ideas into reality.
The Urbanist
January 3, 2019, 10am PST
The plan to top I-5 in Seattle with a cap park—what writer Natalie Bicknell calls "the most ambitious effort in our region"—is moving ahead with a $1.5 million feasibility study.
The Urbanist
Feature
December 27, 2018, 5am PST
We crunched the numbers on all the features, blog posts, and news articles we published in 2018 to figure out which made the biggest splash with readers.
James Brasuell
December 7, 2018, 7am PST
Dreams look a lot more like reality this week in Dallas.
The Dallas Morning News
November 29, 2018, 1pm PST
Insight from Barcelona and Portland on how to plan and design an active, welcoming neighborhood square.
The Western Planner
November 13, 2018, 5am PST
The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).
The Architect's Newspaper
November 7, 2018, 1pm PST
The city of San Antonio has a lot of money to spend on trees but not a lot of places to plant them.
San Antonio Express-News
November 2, 2018, 6am PDT
Storm resilience is a key design element of Hunter’s Point South Park in New York.
CityLab
November 1, 2018, 5am PDT
A visit to the park highlights the creative reuse and design that is transforming an old railway into a vibrant public space.
The Washington Post
October 30, 2018, 11am PDT
The Underline will run for ten miles under Metrorail's elevated tracks in Miami.
Miami Herald
October 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
"There’s a dramatic difference, Cityfront Center shows, between real estate success and building a great city."
Chicago Tribune
October 18, 2018, 6am PDT
The gift is especially notable for its contributions toward efforts to redevelop Detroit's West Riverfront.
The Detroit Free Press
October 17, 2018, 7am PDT
The city plans to use a different approach to tackle its longstanding flood problems.
NOLA.com
October 8, 2018, 9am PDT
The Brooklyn Heights Promenade will be closed as the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below it is replaced. A Brownstoner column celebrates the esplanade's 68th birthday on Oct. 7, noting its troubled past and connection to Robert Moses.
Brownstoner
October 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.
Curbed
October 5, 2018, 5am PDT
After delays and a groundbreaking that still has not happened, proposed changes to New York’s big resiliency project have not been well received.
Politico
September 24, 2018, 8am PDT
More than one-half mile of elevated expressway was demolished in the heart of downtown Montréal to make way for a spectacular ground-level urban boulevard and over six acres of continuous public space, bookended by two monumental sculptures.
Canadian Architect magazine
September 21, 2018, 11am PDT
With a plan to build a Trinity Toll Road a thing of the past, there are now two plans for parks along the Trinity River. One would "rewild" the watershed.
D Magazine