Landscape Architecture

October 25, 2016, 9am PDT
Curbed surveyed landscape architects specializing in drought-resistant lawns for their best "tips and tricks."
Curbed
October 12, 2016, 11am PDT
A river flows through Atlanta, but few of the city's residents have any access to it. A new vision plan produced by the advocacy group Chattahoochee Now aims to change that.
WABE
October 10, 2016, 11am PDT
Providence, Rhode Island is looking ways to make Kennedy Plaza, located in the city's downtown, safe for all users. Increased law enforcement in only one way to achieve that goal, according to an op-ed in the Providence Journal.
Providence Journal
October 2, 2016, 7am PDT
As summer temperatures rise and heat waves roll through, cities can take steps to keep cool. But shedding the heat may be difficult for urban areas designed to retain it.
The New Yorker
September 30, 2016, 5am PDT
Welcome, President Obama, to the NIMBY wars.
Planetizen
September 29, 2016, 9am PDT
All is not well at the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, after two prominent board members, including Ryan Gravel, who originally proposed the idea for the BeltLine, resigned this week.
SaportaReport
Feature
September 28, 2016, 5am PDT
Advancing the politics of public transportation and public spaces is not easy. Danish architect Jan Gehl and his firm Gehl Architects, however, have a track record of success with cities around the world.
Lily Song
September 26, 2016, 7am PDT
The Curbed team has compiled a laundry list of creative and effective ways for people to give some love to their cities.
Curbed
September 24, 2016, 5am PDT
More than one city made big planning news this week. You only need two minutes and thirty seconds to find out more.
Planetizen
September 23, 2016, 9am PDT
KaBOOM! announced the winners of the Play Everywhere Challenge this week.
The New York Times
September 21, 2016, 11am PDT
There's still a lot to be excited about for the Willamette Falls Legacy Project in Oregon City. A whitewater park just isn't one of them.
The Oregonian
September 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
In the mid-1980s, a tug-of-war over the future of one of Melbourne, Australia's most important streets took place with those wanting full pedestrianization realizing their vision for one brief, shining moment.
Kill Your Darlings
September 17, 2016, 7am PDT
The Urbanist is publishing a series of articles focusing on the leadership of women is shaping the past, present, and future of Seattle.
The Urbanist
September 11, 2016, 9am PDT
The city of Los Angeles has been improving its parks resources for several years, and a new funding mechanism should help continue that trend.
KPCC
September 9, 2016, 7am PDT
The current plan for a renovated Lytle Park lacks $6 million in funding it could have had if voters had approved a parks levy in November 2015.
Cincinnati Business Courier
September 1, 2016, 5am PDT
An unofficial, international competition for the Black Rock City master plan applies the imagination inherent to its setting.
Black Rock City Ministry of Urban Planning
August 30, 2016, 9am PDT
Other cities have taken notice of the smashing success of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas. Atlanta now wants a downtown cap park of its own.
Atlanta
August 30, 2016, 8am PDT
Some good news from a state that has seen far too much bad news this year: local officials report that the trees of New Orleans are making a surprisingly strong comeback after devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina.
The New Orleans Advocate
August 28, 2016, 7am PDT
Los Angeles County has inventoried their trees and devised a strategy for fostering an urban canopy. Park planner Clement Lau explains.
UrbDeZine
August 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
Not long ago, Deanna Van Buren was offered the position of lead architect on an unusual project—a video game called "The Witness."
Archinect