Landscape Architecture

April 16, 2018, 12pm PDT
Plans to double the length of publicly accessible riverfront will be included in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's State of the City address tonight.
Chicago Sun Times
April 11, 2018, 6am PDT
The project was originally scheduled for completion in 2003.
Crain's New York Business
April 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The Galveston Park Board of Trustees is looking to add some bells and whistles to an already popular destination.
Houston Chronicle
April 4, 2018, 11am PDT
Washington Park is described as the jewel in the crown of Portland's park system. The city recently updated its master plan for the first time since 1981.
Bike Portland
April 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
The healthiest neighborhoods are both walkable and green, according to a growing body of evidence.
PlaceMakers
April 3, 2018, 8am PDT
Following a plan to line the city's waterfront with redeveloped parkland, Detroit's 22-acre West Riverfront Park will incorporate concepts from a community-led design process.
ArchDaily
March 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Rutgers professor restores natural processes to help shorelines adapt to rising sea levels.
The Harvard Gazette
March 7, 2018, 11am PST
Architects Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller, founders of El Paso firm AGENCY, discuss the reality and rhetoric of the US–Mexico border.
The Architectural League
March 2, 2018, 9am PST
A small grant with big meaning for the city of Chamblee.
Curbed Atlanta
February 28, 2018, 5am PST
According to one argument, the importance of developing affordable housing is a higher priority for the Atlanta BeltLine than a streetcar. It's a question of scarce funding, and how to spend it to the greatest public benefit.
SaportaReport
February 21, 2018, 5am PST
A highly anticipated linear park project in Philadelphia will open this year. Planners and activists have been working in anticipation of increased pressure on the local housing market.
The Philadelphia Citizen
February 20, 2018, 6am PST
This report estimates that U.S. cities could save half a trillion dollars by investing in "smart surface technologies." The study takes into account obvious factors like energy use and less intuitive ones like tourism revenues.
Next City
February 14, 2018, 5am PST
The Fountain fo the Fairs was deigned by Robert Moses for the 1964-1965 World's Fair but it's now in need of a makeover.
AM New York
February 9, 2018, 2pm PST
For the next several months, nine sites will be the focus of efforts to design for resilience as sea levels rise. Proposals involve "threading nature back into an urbanized terrain."
San Francisco Chronicle
January 29, 2018, 5am PST
The rise of online retail has come with a flurry of delivery trucks that don't always have good places to stop. Researchers from Amazon's hometown are on the case.
Landscape Architecture Magazine
January 26, 2018, 8am PST
"Four piers from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge will live on as a public boardwalk and vista point in Oakland and on Yerba Buena Island," reports Erin Baldassari.
The Mercury News
January 15, 2018, 6am PST
Surveying the public discussion for answers about how to make sense of placemaking.
Arch Daily
January 13, 2018, 1pm PST
Of the city’s newest, tallest building John King writes, “[it’s] as if the creators were so busy being tasteful they forgot that big buildings can be fun."
San Francisco Chronicle
January 12, 2018, 8am PST
The terminus of the I-10 freeway is a 7,000-foot concrete trench across the heart of Santa Monica. The city's new downtown plan calls for a cap, and a new master plan will hammer out specifics.
The Architect's Newspaper
Blog post
January 11, 2018, 10am PST
Carole Turley Voulgaris guest blogs about a recent article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
JPER