April 22, 2013, 8am PDT
From traditional stormwater management to storm surge abatement and conserving drinking water and watersheds, green infrastructure improves our cities, explains Adrian Benepe of the Trust for Public Land.
Sustainable Cities Collective
March 14, 2013, 8am PDT
Haiti has seen improvements since the 2010 earthquake. However, persistent challenges remain. Dave Hampton, architect and international development consultant for natural and built environment integration, writes about one in particular: ravines.
January 30, 2013, 12pm PST
Kaid Benfield spotlights an innovative federal program that is "not very well known but deserves to be." The "Greening America’s Capitals" program aims to make America's state capitals showpieces for green infrastructure and green building practices.
July 27, 2012, 1pm PDT
Singapore de-channelizes an urban river as part of a plan to preserve more of its rainwater, creating a park in the process.
April 25, 2012, 6am PDT
Nate Berg looks at a new study analyzing the cost benefits of large-scale green infrastructure projects, which demonstrates that governments are wasting billions of dollars a year by not going green.
April 4, 2012, 9am PDT
Irmak Turan discusses agriculture's place in the city, as seen by a handful of Brooklyn activists. From stormwater absorption to community ties, these farms provide more than just fresh food for earthy hipsters.
October 12, 2011, 5am PDT
On Tuesday, the UK announced the creation of a green infrastructure program, intended to press planners and deveopers to infuse spaces with greenery. Writes Peter Walker, the benefits are beyond aesthetic--they're economic as well.
August 31, 2011, 7am PDT
This infographic explains the new green techniques that will revise the way Philadelphia catches and processes stormwater.
August 18, 2011, 2pm PDT
A new guidebook has been released that's aimed at helping planners and city officials to know which types of green infrastructure are worth investment.
Landscape Architecture Foundation
February 24, 2010, 12pm PST
Seattle is reclaiming it's right of way to create a pedestrian street. Landscape architects SvR Design Co. and Hewitt presented two different concepts for the park, one that is "measured" and one that "meanders."
Daily Journal of Commerce