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Green Urbanism

Blog post
November 24, 2013, 3pm PST
Students of landscape architecture are obsessed with cities and all things green - at least according to recent design awards. But are they forgetting about design?
Mark Hough
Blog post
April 15, 2012, 7am PDT
Walker Wells
Blog post
March 31, 2012, 5pm PDT
Walker Wells
June 23, 2011, 10am PDT
The National Capital Planning Commission invites the public to weigh-in on five proposals for improvements to the Ellipse, the large public park between White House and the National Mall.
Fast Company's Co.Design
February 25, 2011, 6am PST
What exactly is Green Urbanism? The Next American City has a detailed explanation of the major principles of Green Urbanism all in a nifty slideshow.
Next American City
February 16, 2011, 8am PST
A residential development in the Upper West Side aims to bring a taste of Danish urban aesthetic to the Big Apple.
GOOD Magazine
Blog post
April 29, 2008, 12am PDT

Last Tuesday was a big day for me and an even bigger Earth Day for the City of Los Angeles. After 18 months of meetings, focus groups, workshops, conference calls, briefings, and a lot of collective putting together of heads the City Council unanimously passed a landmark green building ordinance. Three hours later it was signed into law by the Mayor.

Walker Wells