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FEBRUARY 2018

12 Inside 14 Land Matters FOREGROUND 18 Now Louisville’s culture-spanning, pop-up soccer pitch; honoring ancient Arctic burial practices in a modern Baffin Island cemetery; a cult juniper on the rise; peace park dreams for the U.S.–Mexican border; and more. Edited by Timothy A. Schuler 36 Gardens Secrets to Share Sadafumi Uchiyama, ASLA, can teach you […]

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BY MEG CALKINS, FASLA FROM THE FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE. In 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design, Bill Browning, an environmental designer and founder of Terrapin Bright Green, cites “material connection with nature” as a significant principle. In other words, materials from nature, with minimal processing, can be used to construct the built […]

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BY MEG CALKINS, FASLA This week, LAM is joining more than 250 media outlets for Covering Climate Now, flooding the zone, as it were, with climate coverage in the run-up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit on September 23. Landscape and landscape architecture are deeply implicated in the future of climate progress, or a […]

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JULY 2017

14 Inside 16 Land Matters 18 Letters FOREGROUND 24 Now A resilient streetscape in Miami; tactile tools give GIS a hand; toaster-size weather satellites improve forecasts; rethinking Detroit’s east riverfront; and more. Edited by Timothy A. Schuler 48 New at HQ Reopened for Business Welcome to the Center for Landscape Architecture, ASLA’s newly renovated national […]

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APRIL 2017

12 Inside 16 Land Matters 18 Letters FOREGROUND 22 Now Seattle blends public works and public space; crime may follow the emerald ash borer; the University of Delaware introduces a landscape architecture major; and more. Edited by Timothy A. Schuler 44 Planning New Urbanism, New HUD The federal HOPE VI program created today’s semiprivatized world […]

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Placing Martha Schwartz, FASLA, the past decade has been tricky to folks in the U.S. She has been teaching here, but otherwise has been anywhere else, working away. Now Schwartz has moved back to New York and says she wants to reconnect with her home ground. James Trulove talks with Schwartz in the July LAM […]

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BY MEG CALKINS, FASLA FROM THE JULY 2017 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE. Concrete in the 21st century promises to be a more sustainable material, and given the nine billion metric tons used globally each year, it must be. Portland cement, the binding agent in ordinary concrete, has a very high carbon footprint, resulting in just […]

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