Landscape Architecture

November 16, 2017, 2pm PST
"You could be forgiven for reading the art as a message to less-than-opulent New Yorkers: You’ve lost your place," writes Michael Friedman.
CityLab
November 7, 2017, 6am PST
The horrific carnage caused by a terrorist on Halloween, killing eight cyclists and injuring 12, was preceded by a similar, though unintentional, bike fatality in 2006 on the same bikeway.
The New York Times
November 2, 2017, 2pm PDT
While global cities in other parts of the world are taking steps to ban cars from city centers, Fresno, California has taken the opposite approach. Time will tell if the return of vehicle traffic to Fulton Street project pays dividends.
The Fresno Bee
October 31, 2017, 6am PDT
The 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign launched earlier this month.
The Huffington Post
October 28, 2017, 7am PDT
An unsolicited proposal from the engineering firm reimagines a stretch along the L.A. River as a mixed-use mega-development, rich in housing and jobs.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 26, 2017, 12pm PDT
All the details on the new information kiosks expected to hit Philadelphia streets—80 on Center City and University City sidewalks and 20 more in other parts of the city.
Philadelphia Inquirrer
October 13, 2017, 8am PDT
Professionals and academics of the built environment were recognized for their genius this week by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 8, 2017, 1pm PDT
A writer collects evidence from pop culture, literature, and more in painting a portrait of the American relationship to front lawns—crabgrass and all.
The Chicago Tribune
October 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
What should a local elected leader do when he or she disagrees with a high-profile expenditure with support from on high?
Paterson Press
September 25, 2017, 12pm PDT
With lessons from high-profile urban revitalization in place, organizers and philanthropists are working to ensure the 11th Street Bridge Park doesn't push low-income residents out of surrounding neighborhoods.
The Washington Post
September 24, 2017, 7am PDT
Street art tours offer colorful glimpses of global cities.
The Dallas Morning News
September 22, 2017, 5am PDT
An armed forces veteran or a Boston Marathon bombing survivor would have been a better choice.
Brokelyn
September 20, 2017, 6am PDT
A splashy proposed park to replace Pier 54 in New York City, designed by a starchitect and proposed by a famous billionaire, couldn't weather the storm of controversy in New York City.
New York Times
September 17, 2017, 1pm PDT
As more young people express a preference for suburban life, Alan M. Berger gives us a vision of tomorrow's suburbs: smart and sustainable, but still spread out.
The New York Times
September 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Large-scale adaptive reuse projects like the BeltLine in Atlanta receive praise in many circles. But they can also release a flurry of speculation, severely threatening affordability.
Shelterforce
September 11, 2017, 2pm PDT
In an opinion piece, architecture critic Mark Lamster discusses the merits and deficiencies of recent Dallas developments. He praises a rising sense of "progressivism" in the city's design choices.
Dallas Morning News
September 3, 2017, 5am PDT
Garden Walk Buffalo began in 1995, and in 2017 it's the largest Garden Walk event in the country.
Garden with Diana
August 31, 2017, 6am PDT
The Milwaukee RiverWalk is already pretty great, but there's still work than can be done.
Urban Milwaukee
August 23, 2017, 12pm PDT
The American Society of Landscape Architects' list of podcasts for landscape architects is heavy on planning-related content.
THE DIRT
August 15, 2017, 1pm PDT
A think-piece published by CityLab argues that public space, and the ideals it embodies, are under threat from the racist groups that gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.
CityLab