20 Land Matters
A designer is studying microbial husbandry for toxic cleanup; new miniparks are dotting a stretch of road in Mesa, Arizona; innovative ideas for play spaces emerge from a Philadelphia competition; the U.S. Virgin Islands lurches toward a climate change plan; and more.
Edited by Timothy A. Schuler
The honeyguide practices an aggressive method of surrogacy for its young; plus, rooibos, a beverage craze that threatens precious South African ecology.
By Constance Casey
Margie Ruddick and Thomas Rainer, ASLA, talk about their new books on wild design.
By Bradford McKee
Follow the Script
Computational logic and coding have become enmeshed in design, making new ways to see what landscape architecture can be.
By Chris Bentley
Summer is all about getting moisture where it’s needed most.
By Katarina Katsma, ASLA
84 The Big Sprig
The Rose Kennedy Greenway has been a long time coming, and faced a lot of criticism. Now it’s growing on Bostonians.
By Mark Hough, FASLA
104 Driving Concern
The Croton Water Filtration Plant is New York’s largest ever public works project. Atop it sits the Mosholu driving range—perhaps the nation’s largest contiguous green roof. The problems getting them built have also been outsized.
By Alex Ulam
120 A Course in Change
A conversation with Anthony Acciavatti about the Ganges River in northern India, a sacred site whose edges are in constant motion.
By Brian Davis
134 Where Roberto Burle Marx Belongs
An exhibition at New York’s Jewish Museum goes beyond the landscape architecture of the Brazilian master.
By Fred A. Bernstein
146 Your Park, Their Address
There are opportunities for landscape architects to design places that deal more humanely with homeless populations.
By Rebecca Leonard, ASLA
So It Flows
A review of Landscape as Urbanism by Charles Waldheim.
By Julian Raxworthy
182 Display Ad Index
183 Buyer’s guide Index
On the Outside
A new film, The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, reveals the prison system’s hidden role in shaping cities.
By Jennifer Reut
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