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Sep 16
Finally, Some Good Environmental News: The Ozone Layer Is Recovering : Earth’s Atmosphere / The Energy Collective A United Nations scientific panel reports that the Earth’s protective ozone layer has begun to recover, in large part because the world has successfully phas...
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Sep 15
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (September 1–15) : Cyborg Landscapes / Bradley Cantrell, Kristi Cheramie, Jeffrey Carney, and Matthew Seibert, Louisiana State University Coastal Sustainability Studio, the design firm Invivia, and Urbain DRC. ...
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Sep 15
Discover Paris’ Little Belt : By the Silent Line (cropped) / Pierre Folk Since 2011, photographer Pierre Folk has traversed Paris’ Petite Ceinture, or Little Belt Railway, which has been abandoned since the 1930s....
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Sep 11
Inventive New Designs for D.C.’s 11th Street Bridge Park : 11th Street Bridge Park Final Design Proposal / Balmori Associates / Cooper, Robertson & Partners Six months ago, an exciting national design competition was launched for the 11th Street Bridge Park i...
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Sep 11
Inventive New Designs for D.C.’s 11th Street Bridge Park : 11th Street Bridge Park Final Design Proposal / Balmori Associates / Cooper, Robertson & Partners Six months ago, an exciting national design competition was launched for the 11th Street Bridge Park i...
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Sep 10
Prototype a New Market Street : A new design competition will transform San Francisco’s Market Street into a “public platform” for three days in April 2015, showcasing 50 innovative ways to further improve this iconic civic space....
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Sep 9
5 x 5: A Powerful Commentary on Gentrification in Washington, D.C. : Glenn Kaino’s Bridge / Jared Green The Washington, D.C. Commission on Arts and Humanities just seriously upped their game with their latest city-wide temporary public art project called 5 x 5....
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Sep 9
Are We Living up to Our Design Promises? : ASLA 2011 Professional General Design Honor Award....
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Sep 3
ASLA Launches New Guide to Green Infrastructure : ASLA 2012 General Design Award of Excellence. A Green Sponge for a Water-Resilient City: Qunli Stormwater Park. Haerbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China....
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Sep 2
Do Elevated Cycletracks Solve Problems or Just Create More? : London’s proposed SkyCycle, from starchitect Lord Norman Foster / Foster + Partners This year, two designs – one proposed and one built – for elevated cycletracks, which create bicycle highways above...
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Sep 2
Olafur Eliasson’s Riverbed Brings a Landscape Indoors : Riverbed / Louisiana Museum of Modern Art The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark is considered a milestone of modern Danish design, noted for its synthesis of art, architecture, and landscape....
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Sep 2
Landscape Architecture in the News Highlights (August 16–31) : Site of Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts / The Architect’s Newspaper An Award-Winning Landscape Embraces Bay Views – Houzz, August 2014 “Landscape architect Scott Lewis repeats...
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Aug 21
A Must-read: The Updated Urban Bikeway Design Guide : NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, 2nd Edition / Island Press In the year 2000, the District of Columbia had three miles of bike lanes....
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Aug 21
Cities: Apply Now for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge : ASLA 2013 Professional Design Award of Excellence....
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