10 Land Matters
Louisville activists make progress on a new botanical garden; a mock-up water utility tests contamination scenarios; Ireland embarks on a national strategy for its landscape; the southern United States will be an increasingly hot spot to live; and more.
Edited by Timothy A. Schuler
For all the peacock’s plumage, it’s not clear what the peahen sees in him; plus, the power of quinoa, up from poor soils.
By Constance Casey
Two new contributing editors to LAM want your views on technologies evolving across the realm of landscape architecture practice.
By Daniel Tal, ASLA, and Ryan Deane, ASLA
Big city cemeteries aren’t taking care of themselves. Austin has a master plan for five municipal sites, for which it faces a multitude of expectations.
By Timothy A. Schuler
In the Weeds
Future Green Studio embraces the plants no one wants.
By Nate Berg
Keep It Up
In Norway, Atelier Dreiseitl relied on local knowledge to help shape two urban projects. The design is at the mercy of the maintenance.
By Tim Waterman
Divide spaces with style.
By Lisa Speckhardt
96 The Distance Future
The Academy of Art University, a for-profit school in San Francisco, has begun offering online degrees in landscape architecture. It would like to have them accredited, but no precedent exists.
By Lydia Lee
102 What to Listen For
There is a growing hunger and sophistication among landscape architecture students about environmental justice and action. But without community engagement and diversity in its own ranks, it will be hard for the profession to keep up with the headlines.
By Katarina Katsma, ASLA
108 Five Fourths, Four Fifths
The pressure is on for five-year bachelor of landscape architecture programs to become four-year programs.
By Kevan Williams
112 Learning Curves
A new public realm plan by PFS Studio rejuvenates the Beaux-Arts campus plan of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
By John King, Honorary ASLA
138 Bound Together
A lavish new book of maps prompts readers to make connections.
By Jennifer Reut
146 The Crisis of Context
M. Paul Friedberg, FASLA, is getting the 2015 ASLA Medal. So why the rush to destroy his work?
By Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA
From Lab to Landscape
A review of Phyto: Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design, by Kate Kennen and Niall Kirkwood.
By Laura Solano, ASLA
180 Display Ad Index
181 Buyer’s Guide Index
Maria Muñoz, Student ASLA, is mapping food networks in Puerto Rico as part of her Olmsted scholarship.
By Katarina Katsma, ASLA
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