The National Association of Landscape Professionals endorsed new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in the hopes that he would deregulate pesticides--and so far he's obliged.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/24/2017

A LANDSCAPE LOBBY EMBRACES PRUITT AT EPA

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Daniel R Erlandson
The Exploratorium turned a parking lot between two San Francisco Bay piers into outdoor exhibit spaces and landscapes designed by GLS Landscape Architecture.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/20/2017

WET BARS

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At the New Jersey Institute of Technology's Material Dynamics Lab, researchers are finding ways to give seed bombs extra staying power with hydrogel.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/18/2017

SEED BOMBS AWAY

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Robin Day
Art Directors Cut: Stephen Stimson Associates & D.I.R.T. Studio edit & restore some Texas wilds at San Antonio's Phil Hardberger Park.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/17/2017

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, APRIL 17

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H+N+S Landscape Architects' plan to turn the North Sea into a 22,000-square-mile wind power factory.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/13/2017

LAMCAST: SEA POWER

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Tropical hardwoods are durable and beautiful, but not always sustainable. Here's your guide to tropical hardwood replacements.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/11/2017

HARD CHOICES

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The recipients of a new Landscape Architecture Foundation fellowship are focusing on how public policy affects landscape architecture: school landscapes, bringing landscape architecture to K-12 education, landscape design in India, and homelessness a
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/10/2017

LAF FELLOWS ZERO IN ON PUBLIC POLICY

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A lawsuit by the City Club of New York has halted progress on Thomas Heatherwick's ambitious Pier 55 park.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/07/2017

PIER 55 IN PERIL

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“Your Land,” a special edition supplement for young readers found in the most recent issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM), features SCAPE’s Blake Hobbs Play-Za.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/06/2017

Blake Hobbs Play-za Project Profile in LAM - SCAPE

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H+N+S Landscape Architects has a plan to use wind power in the North Sea to meet 90 percent of regional power demands.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/06/2017

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, APRIL 6

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Jack Dangermond's technology behemoth Esri has defined mapping in the digital age.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/04/2017

THE TOOLMAKER

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How Jack Dangermond's digital mapping company Esri changed the world, wind power's critical and hopeful future in the North Sea, and Stephen Stimson Associates and D.I.R.T. Studio in San Antonio. Also: Released with the April 2017 issue of LAM is Your Land, a special issue aimed at young readers that shows them what landscape architecture is and how they can become a part of it. [ Bit.ly Link ]
How Jack Dangermonds digital mapping company Esri changed the world wind powers
Steve McLaughlin
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and the National Park Service used "fracking radishes" to remediate soil at the St. Louis Gateway Arch grounds.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 03/30/2017

THE DRILLING RADISHES OF ST. LOUIS

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Jonathan Ferbrache
An award-winning documentary explores the connection between landscapes and the length of our lives.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 03/28/2017

LAMCAST: LIVING OFF THE LAND

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A plan by the University of Arkansas Community Design Center links tornado shelters through a system of public parks.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 03/27/2017

SHELTER AND PLACE

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What does it take to start your own landscape architecture firm? We asked a group of firm founders about the highs and lows.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 03/23/2017

START YOUR ENGINES

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Climate change. Agency gag orders. Drilling in national parks. The National Parks Conservation Association is taking on the Trump Administration on all fronts.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 03/21/2017

THE NPCA TAKES ON TRUMP

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Robert Collins
How an East Coast fox hunting estate owned by the Du Ponts became an experiment in manmade paths for wildlife crossings. [ Bit.ly Link ]
How an East Coast fox hunting estate owned by the Du Ponts
Aerial camera drones, virtual reality, and 3-D printing are becoming basic tools of the trade even for small firms. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Aerial camera drones virtual reality and 3D printing are becoming basic tools