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The River and the Real World
Cornell students bring visions for climate adaptation down to the Hudson shore.
The Thin Green Line
Parks along New York City's vulnerable waterfront, like the one recently completed at Hunter's Point South, are both amenity and armor.
Home away from No Home
Landscape architects can't solve homelessness with just design. As Brice Maryman is finding, they have to grasp the phenomenon — and are only beginning.
Almost Wilderness, Maybe Forever
The last nearly pristine spread on Southern California's coast is now a nature preserve — and a link in a two-million-acre chain of protected landscape
The Dream Seller
Amid the contradictions of Mexico City, Mario Schjetnan remains an optimist.
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.
Dissolved at the Edges
Nancy Owens answered the call of a childhood friend to blend a bare yard into its woolly surroundings.
Setting up shop just as the sky fell, Marcel Wilson took an unorthodox approach and built a high-minded practice.
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.
Milwaukee measures equity needs in remaking neighborhood parks.
In Yosemite National Park, new infrastructure nurtures both the spectators and the sequoias.
In Boise, landscape architecture and 35 years turned a sea of surface parking into a thriving downtown.
Wagner Hodgson's assignment for a lakeside estate in Vermont required subtle deletions, essential corrections and thematic consistency.
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.
Humanizing a university campus in sprawling Monterrey.
Wetland restoration on the lower Colorado River yields practical lessons for two countries' arid expanses.
A florida rancher, among others, finds himself
enmeshed in conservation's next big thing:
payment for ecosystem services.
Unearthed and Unforgotten
A 19th century freedmen's settlement
comes alive again in Brooklyn.
Think or Swim
In Florida, considering where things will go
as the ocean moves closer.
The Last Drops
An Atlanta building renovation
puts a premium on harvesting rain.
Wondrous new habitats in Philadelphia's Zoo.
The Chavis Conversation
Finding what a park in Raleigh has meant to its public has taken a whole new set of tools.