Final Phase of High Line at Rail Yards Features Lush Sheltered Outdoor Room

November 13, 2013

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New York City’s High Line park has just announced plans for the addition of The Spur, the bowl-shaped gateway to the park’s third and final phase, the High Line at the Rail Yards.

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Accessed through a circular structure lined with … Read More…

Vertical Gardens With Supernatural Healing Powers

December 11, 2012

We’ve discussed before the benefits of plants and vertical gardens–how they can not only beautify indoor and outdoor spaces, but can help decrease energy usage by providing insulation, improve indoor air quality, even provide a place to grow Read More…

Urban Parking Lot Doubles as Green Exhibition Space

December 30, 2011


At the intersection of architecture and art, architects Cheung and Vogl have designed a concept for a two-story concrete combination parking lot, street art museum, and public green space.

Shinjuku Gardens, in Tokyo, would feature layered soft-clad grass walls to function … Read More…

National Design Awards Announces Landscape Architecture Winners

June 1, 2011


Gustafson Guthrie Nichol’s Lurie Garden, Millenium Park, Chicago. Plantsman: Piet Oudolf. Theater Set Designer: Robert Israel.

Urban gardens are featured prominently among the designs of landscape architects selected to receive the 2011 Landscape Architecture Award, part of the National Design Awards.Read More…

Women Landscape Architects Gaining Ground

January 8, 2011

Exploring the role of women in landscape architecture, the documentary film, Women in the Dirt, takes us behind the scenes with seven of California’s most influential female designers: Mia Lerher, Andrea Cochran, Cheryl Barton, Isabelle Greene, Katherine Spitz, Pamela … Read More…

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