12 Land Matters
Flood control dovetails with foreclosure in Milwaukee; a farm atop an Indianapolis hospital yields a huge harvest; trees take on loaded significance near conflict zones; evolving LEDs present new environmental concerns; and more.
Edited by Timothy A. Schuler
The loquat, a Chinese fruit tree sometimes found in California, seduces humans as it does animals with its fragrant flesh, though animals return the favor by spreading its seeds.
By Constance Casey
The Global Cucumber
The idea of a utopian food landscape for the Milan Expo 2015 seems to have been doomed from the start.
By Tim Waterman
Green Roof Gold
Molly Meyer, who started three companies for green roofs, says biodiversity is the next wave in her business.
By Lauren Mandel, ASLA
A River Returns
Since two high dams have come down on the Elwha River in Washington, the changes have been swift and dramatic.
By Katharine Logan
Still, flowing, or stored underground, water is the key ingredient.
By Lisa Speckhardt
84 Star Witness
A generations-long effort to remember
Holocaust victims in Kiev at Babi Yar Park in Denver gains new gravity in a revived design by Tina Bishop, ASLA.
By Jane Margolies
104 The Chavis Conversion
The African American neighborhoods of South Park and East Raleigh in Raleigh, North Carolina, have long orbited around Chavis Park. A new master plan and an unorthodox process shows the rest of the city why.
By Jonathan Lerner
120 Live It Up
The high-rise One Central Park complex by Ateliers Jean Nouvel in Sydney is crawling with life across its facades, with plenty of automated help.
By Carol A. Becker
136 Competitions: What’s the Real Prize?
You win some, and you also don’t lose some. A recent conference on the conducting of design competitions drew a range of views on what constitutes hitting the bull’s-eye.
By Elizabeth S. Padjen
146 Songs of Ice and Fire
Iceland is a geological treasure box. A new exhibition highlights the Arctic nation’s primal landscapes in photos, sound, and poetry.
By Jennifer Reut
Günther Vogt’s Multiform Cosmos
A review of Landscape as a Cabinet of Curiosities, by Günther Vogt.
By Jane Hutton
180 Display Ad Index
181 Buyer’s guide Index
Big Trash Art
In Lisbon, Portugal, an artist makes murals from garbage.
By Katarina Katsma, ASLA
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