The most critical question the Obama Presidential Center will have to answer is: Can it make a great park greater?
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/22/2017

THE OBAMA CENTER: NEW VIEWS FOR WHOM?

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With some help from Oehme, van Sweden and Gensler, the ASLA has a new home.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/19/2017

NEW AT HQ: THE HQ IS NEW!

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The Metro-Forest in Bangkok places a rain forest oasis on the site of an abandoned landfill.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/16/2017

ART DIRECTOR’S CUT, MAY 16

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Studio Outside set up Tylee Farm in Texas to grow wild and strong.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/15/2017

ALONG FOR THE RIDE

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With the failure of London's Garden Bridge, Tim Waterman takes aim at the infrastructure-as-branding perversion that has infected cities across the world.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/12/2017

DESPOT, MARTYR, AND FOOL

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Vanessa Keith’s book, 2100: A Dystopian Utopia—The City After Climate Change, examines a world sundered by climate change, but yet forging a way forward.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/11/2017

THRIVE OR SURVIVE

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Congratulations are in order for NOW editor and frequent LAM contributor Timothy Schuler, for his story in the November 2016 issue "Searching for a Sign," which won a Forest History Society John M. Collier Award for Forest History Journalism.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/10/2017

LAM WINS FOREST HISTORY JOURNALISM AWARD

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A Vox video explains how a few simple traffic pattern changes are helping Barcelona take its streets back from cars.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/09/2017

LAMCAST: BEYOND THE GRID (LOCK)

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At Bangkok's Metro-Forest, a zigzag skywalk pulls visitors away from a cobra swamp and into a rain forest canopy. [ Bit.ly Link ]
At Bangkoks MetroForest a zigzag skywalk pulls visitors away from a cobra
Two University of California, Davis professors have a plan to unclog San Jose's sewers with a budget-savvy environmental graphics program.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/04/2017

CUTTING THE FAT WITH SHARP GRAPHICS

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Landscape architecture licensure is under threat in many states across the US.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 05/02/2017

DEREGULARITIES

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Steve Burns
A rain forest oasis in the midst of Bangkok's sprawl, Studio Outside ventures deep into the Texas savanna, and Site Design Group's Mary Bartelme Park, where rubber flows like concrete. In The Back, you'll find drone mapping's inevitable effects on landscape architecture, and the United States Geological Survey's efforts to map manmade earthquakes. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A rain forest oasis in the midst of Bangkoks sprawl Studio Outside
Jhun Bagnol
Jun Amp
The American Academy in Rome's 2017-2018 Rome Prize Landscape Architecture recipients are Rosetta Elkin of the Harvard Graduate School of design, and Alison Hirsch and Aroussiak Gabrielian of the University of Southern California.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/27/2017

ROME PRIZE LANDSCAPE RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

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Ashton Williams
When cultural landmarks like cemeteries fall off of the United States Geological Survey's National Map, there's a story to be told about shifting mapping priorities, and a volunteer army trying to fix it.
Landscape Architecture Magazine 04/25/2017

REQUEST NOT FOUND

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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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Steve McLaughlin
Judy Tiger
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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