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Rebuilding, in Many Guises

The Rebuild by Design competition aims to protect against the next storm while improving New Yorker’s quality of life.

By Alex Ulam

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In a lecture hall at New York University packed with politicians, planners, and students, an army of designers gathered Monday morning to show the initial stages of their ideas in the Rebuild by Design competition. Continue reading Rebuilding, in Many Guises

How to Fix Farming

Anna Claussen on how landscape architects’ gift for systems thinking can untangle our farm and land use policies.

By Adam Regn Arvidson, FASLA

Anna Claussen
Anna Claussen. Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Two years ago, Anna Claussen, ASLA, left a Minneapolis urban design firm for the nonprofit world. She talked over lunch with Adam Regn Arvidson, FASLA, about her own rural roots and that a family that still farms made her want to take some responsibility for how food is grown and distributed. Continue reading How to Fix Farming