10 Land Matters
SWA Group stitches a long new park into a city next to Los Angeles; Ed Hollander, FASLA, works to save trees in Sag Harbor; Wichita has a new wetlands park; Complete Streets will soon be simpler to build, and more.
Edited by Timothy A. Schuler
The song of the large and loud robin is a tonic to humans and an early warning to others; plus, the mulberry, homeowners’ trash but fodder for silkworms.
By Constance Casey
Nashville’s New Porch
The design of Nashville’s new West Riverfront Park, led by Hawkins Partners, fulfills a “park first” imperative while disguising protection against 1,000-year flooding.
By Timothy A. Schuler
54 House Call
Over the Edge
With a living roof atop a lightweight pavilion, Dry Design carves a habitable space on a steep hillside in Los Angeles.
By Nate Berg
On the Street
Tough, attractive seating and other fixtures to enliven public spaces.
By Lisa Speckhardt
68 Welcome Home
In a residential complex for adults with autism, Roche + Roche Landscape Architecture figures out what makes an environment edifying without becoming overwhelming.
By John King, Honorary ASLA
80 Square Dance
Sundance Square Plaza, designed by Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, opens a new public commons in downtown Fort Worth where success is a function of tightly controlled programming.
By Jonathan Lerner
94 Roads to Ruin
The National Park Service has lamented its billions of dollars’ worth of backlogged maintenance for so long that it’s a wonder anyone still listens. It’s time to scrub the numbers to find out what they represent.
By Philip Walsh
102 Soft Landing
You might never know that a former airfield lay on a 338-acre site in Massachusetts where Crosby | Schlessinger | Smallridge has created a lush park and restored wetlands.
By Jane Roy Brown
118 The Limits of BIM
Landscape architects are being pulled by architects and clients into the world of building information modeling, or BIM, though the technology is not even close to ready for landscape applications.
By Brian Barth
Landscape and Lexicon
A review of What Is Landscape? by John R. Stilgoe.
By John Dixon Hunt
144 Display Ad Index
145 Buyer’s guide Index
The landscape architect Martin Hogue, Student ASLA, examines a changing American pastime in his exhibition, 925,000 Campsites.
By Zach Mortice
This page has the following sub pages.