10 Land Matters
A forest for a new Canadian Holocaust memorial; the many dimensions of marine spatial planning; a significant save in Micronesia; looking (again) at mobile home parks; the question of accreditation in China, and more.
Edited by Adam Regn Arvidson, FASLA
Moles are not as bad as you think—they might even be noble; the catalog favorite Verbascum, however, needs to be watched carefully.
By Constance Casey
Design Unto OthersA growing imperative to give back is prompting firms to be creative about how they fund and manage pro bono design.
By Ernest Beck
Connecting the DoubtsAs cities reckon with climate change and rising sea levels, they have to make regional links to help the most vulnerable communities survive.
By Elizabeth Padjen
Roof To Table
Green roofs for stormwater are finding new life as urban farms.
By Lauren Mandel, Associate ASLA
Pour It On
Water features that draw the eye, or hide from view.
By Lisa Speckhardt
78 Big Is Beautiful
Joe Brown brought EDAW to AECOM nine years ago, and then to the world of shareholders. Plenty of discomfort ensued in the ranks, but the move suited his ambitions well.
By Jonathan Lerner
86 The Dredge Underground
The widespread alteration of waterways for commerce or disaster defense is scarcely understood outside the engineering world. A group made up (mostly) of landscape designers is on it, and not just to watch.
By Jennifer Reut
102 Honest To Goodness
A slice of orange along a new park by Lee Weintraub, FASLA, points to a new vision for Newark’s battered waterfront, and a neighborhood that needs it.
By Jane Margolies
120 I’ve Got A Secret
A photo essay of insiders’ views of what to see in Denver during this year’s ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO from November 21 to 24.
A review of Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns by Victor Dover and John Massengale.
By Alex Krieger
156 Display Ad Index
157 Buyer’s guide Index
The mysterious loss of a large work of public sculpture.
By James O’Day, ASLA