Landscape Architecture

December 22, 2016, 1pm PST
The state of New York this week took another step toward removing two miles of the Niagara Scenic Parkway (formerly known as the Robert Moses Parkway).
Governor Andrew M Cuomo
Feature
December 19, 2016, 2pm PST
No Electoral College needed: these were the most popular Planetizen posts from the year 2016.
James Brasuell
December 12, 2016, 1pm PST
Tulsa's Guthrie Green proves Tulsa, Oklahoma isn't just known for parking craters any longer.
Modern Cities
December 9, 2016, 8am PST
A Dallas News op-ed argues for a repackaging of the Dallas' ongoing open space and park investments to properly acknowledge the scale of the city's accomplishments.
Dallas News
December 5, 2016, 8am PST
Even as the Golden State has a wetter fall, California's water leaders have launched a new tool to leverage information technology and available information to support decisions around local water reliability.
The Planning Report
December 4, 2016, 5am PST
These Atlanta neighborhoods stand to gain in the long term from the city's new permeable pavement system and water retention park. But the project has displaced some residents.
Next City
November 22, 2016, 11am PST
An exploration of how adventure playgrounds enable freedom for children living in a world full of helicopter parents.
The New Yorker
November 18, 2016, 5am PST
The ASLA has rightfully identified virtual reality as a powerful promotional tool for the field of landscape architecture. Soon, we'll all be ditching plan views and offering virtual tours of proposed and completed projects.
American Society Of Landscape Architects
November 17, 2016, 12pm PST
A new report from the Nature Conservancy provides evidence of trees as a crucial component of public-health infrastructure.
Vox
November 16, 2016, 1pm PST
The plans for the renovation of Cleveland's Public Square took years to finalize and evolved several times along the way to delivery. Now one final decision will impact bus transit in and around the city.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
November 11, 2016, 2pm PST
A planner reflects on one of New Mexico's great planning successes, the Santa Fe Railyard.
Santa Fe New Mexican
November 10, 2016, 1pm PST
At the height of the California drought, a group of water suppliers offered rebates for people willing to remove lawns. Now, it's time to figure out if the experiment worked.
AP via San Jose Mercury News
November 3, 2016, 7am PDT
What Happens When A Beverly Hills Developer Decides A Ballot Initiative Is Easier than the Planning Process?
The Planning Report
November 2, 2016, 7am PDT
Faced with a surging population and a need for big new ideas, Crain's recently tasked 12 design and planning firms to conjure up creative ideas for the city.
Crain's New York Business
October 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
The Chicago River is attracting some of the city's most creative visions for the future. The second plan in recent months proves the potential of the river as an open space asset.
Chicago Tribune
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