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ARTICLES: ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Wrong Side of the River
Can a wetland park mitigate the endemic flooding of a marginalized neighborhood — and spur its renovation?
Landscape Architecture, August 2017
Despite its location at the center of New York, few
people have ever set foot on the jewel site where
West 8 is making a park.
Landscape Architecture, June 2015
What does an architect have to do to catch the eye of today's top competition and selection advisers?
Architect's Newspaper, September 2012
The Museum of Modern Art wonders whether
unsanctioned, light-footprint design gestures can humanize the world's megacities.
Landscape Architecture, January 2015
Dissolved at the Edges
Nancy Owens answered the call of a childhood friend to blend a bare yard into its woolly surroundings.
Landscape Architecture, December 2014
A Building that Speaks to Us All
Symbolism remains strong at the UN's iconic Modernist New York headquarters, now undergoing renovation.
Modern, Winter 2013
Setting up shop just as the sky fell, Marcel Wilson took an unorthodox approach and built a high-minded practice.
Landscape Architecture, May 2014
The historic North Carolina crafts school
celebrates a milestone.
American Craft, June/July 2004
The Amphibious Edge
There's not much need to test whether the new park at Hunter's Point South in Queens will survive flooding. It already has.
Landscape Architecture, February 2014
In downtown Baltimore, leftover spaces could enliven the city affordably -- and with minimal risk.
Landscape Architecture, January 2012
Street Makeovers Put New Spin on the Block
How community activists are taking city planning into their own hands and creating pedestrian-friendly blocks via pop-up urbanism.
Pacific Standard, January 2012
Rescuing the Rural Edge
New planning initiatives protect agriculture and nature, while still accommodating growth.
Pacific Standard, September 2011
Historic Fourth Ward Park
an exemplary greenspace courtesy of Atlanta BeltLine Inc.
ArtsATL.com, February 2011
Turning Failed Commercial Properties
Into Parks and Green Spaces
Transforming dead real estate into green-space networks -- putting people to work, raising real estate values and promoting wise redevelopment.
Pacific Standard, January 2011
How Urban Planning Can Improve Public Health
Are our towns and cities literally making us sick?
Pacific Standard, April 2010
New Libraries Revitalize Cities
New libraries can revive city centers by including theaters, shops, cafes, offices and even gyms.
Pacific Standard, March 2010
The Tool Maker
Jack Dangermond built a tech colossus, and a fortune, from GIS mapping. Now he's sharing it all to save the world.
Landscape Architecture, April 2017
3D for the Defense
An architecture firm's research arm
empowers human rights activism through spatial analysis.
Oculus, Winter 2016
Dreaming of Home
What the Museum of Modern Art has (and hasn't) to say about alternatives to sprawl-pattern development.
TraceSF.com, March 2012
Architecture of the Unexpected
Asif Khan and Pernilla Ohrstedt are celebrated prodigies of London’s design scene. They speak for a new generation of architects who believe that boundaries are to be crossed.
Four Seasons, Winter 2012
Wetland restoration on the lower Colorado River yields practical lessons for two countries' arid expanses.
Landscape Architecture, November 2014
Mash-up at Right Angles
The 1811 plan mandating an orthogonal street grid helped make Manhattan a paragon of urban form. An exhibition reveals both prescience and problems in the grid’s rich history.
TraceSF.com, January 2012
A florida rancher, among others, finds himself
enmeshed in conservation's next big thing:
payment for ecosystem services.
Landscape Architecture, July 2014
Unearthed and Unforgotten
A 19th century freedmen's settlement
comes alive again in Brooklyn.
Landscape Architecture, September 2014
Think or Swim
In Florida, considering where things will go
as the ocean moves closer.
Landscape Architecture, November 2013
The Last Drops
An Atlanta building renovation
puts a premium on harvesting rain.
Landscape Architecture, May 2013
Wondrous new habitats in Philadelphia's Zoo.
Landscape Architecture, January 2014
Lucinda Bunnen searches for clues
in “Cuba” at Sandler Hudson Gallery.
ArtsATL.com, October 2011
Museum of Design opens sleek space
in Perkins+Will’s glorious new headquarters
with Italian morotcycle show.
ArtsATL.com, March 2011
The New Dream House
What do affluent Americans now want
their homes to look like? Architects tell us.
Private Clubs, January 2010
Atlanta’s urge for a new central library
may mean that time is up for Marcel Breuer’s final building.
Metropolis, February 2009
Ring of Green
The retrofit of a disused rail line
could revitalize central Atlanta.
Landscape Architecture, March 2009
The precious weavings of Jon Eric Riis.
American Craft, February 1995