14 Land Matters
A “cheap and risky” schoolyard renovation in Winnipeg carves into asphalt; a great Chicago rooftop garden by Alfred Caldwell is restored; a new study examines communal property ownership of public spaces in Africa and
Europe, and more.
Edited by Adam Regn Arvidson, FASLA
The seven-son tree of China is a prime example of a plant living larger as an expatriate; plus, how the voice of the common starling touched a composer.
By Constance Casey
Clean City Power
Chen Chen, Student ASLA, talks about her ASLA Student Award-winning proposal for integrating renewable energy into cities at a large scale.
By Jennifer Reut
A World of Feed
Design students from Washington University in St. Louis set off last summer to explore the Midwest’s agriculture web, and found what a food desert it can be.
By Mimi Zeiger
Life Comes to Maps
New combinations of data gathering and visualization are making possible maps that reveal hidden patterns and movements across ordinary landscapes.
By James L. Sipes, ASLA
See the Change
At the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning in Vancouver, Stephen Sheppard, ASLA, and his colleagues show people vivid modeled images of floods, fires, and other climate impacts on their towns—all to get them thinking
By Adam Regn Arvidson, FASLA
Walk All Over It
Rugs, wood, pavers, concrete, and something to make them all glow.
By Lisa Speckhardt
88 Around The World in Grand Park
Downtown Los Angeles finally has the huge, luxuriant park it needed at the heart of its Civic Center. Rios Clementi Hale Studios’ design makes Grand Park about the city by making it about the world culture that has its home there.
By Beth Dunlop
110 A Million Pieces All in One
Folk art works are often as inextricable from their landscapes as they are from their creators, which makes their conservation intriguing—and complicated.
By Kevan Williams
As Buffalo Rose
A review of The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System, by Francis R. Kowsky.
By Alex Krieger
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