The Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress are making it easier for mining companies to poison mountain streams.

COAL IS KING AGAIN

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Longtime HUD lovers and Congress for New Urbanism founders look at a different future under Ben Carson.

NEW URBANISM, NEW HUD

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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's dust mitigation efforts at Owens Lake turned into a poetic land art installation by NUVIS Landscape Architecture.

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, FEBRUARY 14

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On the shores of Lake Michigan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign landscape architecture professor Mary Pat McGuire, ASLA, is unearthing the connection between geology and water management.

GHOSTS OF SHORELINES PAST

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ASLA's first virtual reality-enabled video takes you under a highway overpass, into a singular skate park.

LAMCAST: 360 DEGREES OF UNDERPASS PARK

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If your urban highway can't do more than one thing, it might be time to tear it down.

GOODBYE HIGHWAYS

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The Obama Foundation has chosen two local Chicago landscape architects and a nationally renowned firm to design the landscape of the Obama Presidential Center: Site Design Group, Living Habitats, and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.

OBAMA’S LANDSCAPE LEGACY TAKES SHAPE

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This month's LAM finds places for people where none had existed: a park tucked under an overpass in Toronto, a park plopped on top of a freeway in Dallas, an ambitious plan in Washington, D.C. to cover a highway trench with millions of square feet of new mixed-use buildings, and much more. [ Bit.ly Link ]
SWA is unveiling a new promenade town square in Houston, in time for Superbowl LI.

MIGRATION MACHINE AT MAIN STREET

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Ten Eyck Landscape Architects' regeneration of the University of Texas at El Paso's one-of-a-kind campus places it in tune with its native ecology.

DESERT BLOOM

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New National Park Service rules open the door for advertising in national parks.

YOUR SIGN HERE

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Trump's border wall will have enormous ecological costs.

THE WALL

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Our latest Art Director's Cut features Ten Eyck Landscape Architects' regeneration of the University of Texas at El Paso's singular campus.

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, JANUARY 24

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What’s going on at Fountain Place in Dallas? Will a new parking garage ruin a masterpiece by landscape architect Dan Kiley?
In Spain, addition by subtraction, and a landscape plan whose main variable is time. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Jose Ahedo's Harvard Graduate School of Design Wheelwright Fellowship took him across 103,000 miles to study the surreality of livestock landscapes in eight different countries.

LIVESTOCK AND THE RHYTHM OF THE LAND

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LAMCAST: The Design Trust for Public Space has a plan for demonstrating all the good that urban farms grow. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Art Director's Cut from "Permafrost Urbanists," by Jessica Bridger, about urbanism's implacable path towards the Arctic Circle.

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, JANUARY 12

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New technology means that landscape architects are starting to generate their own 3-D project site imagery.

INFINITE MAPPING

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