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How Landscape Architects Are Designing For Super-Storms

How Landscape Architects Are Designing For Super-Storms

The $500-billion hurricane hasn’t arrived yet, but weather experts agree that it’s on its way. We look at firms around the world, including Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Turenscape and Weiss/Manfredi, making cities ready for climate change.

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18 days ago

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The High Line Effect

The High Line Effect

New York’s park in the sky has inspired similar schemes to bring public space back to the public, even if it means – as in the case of Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge concept for London – conjuring it out of thin air.

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February 27, 2014

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BIG Sets its Sights on Brooklyn

BIG Sets its Sights on Brooklyn

Bjarke Ingels Group proposes a soaring timber-clad structure for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6.

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October 1, 2013

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Suburban Lawn to Mini Farm

Suburban Lawn to Mini Farm

Architect, author and ecology artist Fritz Haeg is well known for his “edible estates” that replace front lawns with vegetable gardens. The final instalment of the ongoing project has landed in Minneapolis.

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August 30, 2013

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A Playground that Heals

A Playground that Heals

For a hospital in Malawi, designers Luc van Hoeckel and Pim van Baarsen transform a parking lot into a playground using recycled materials.

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August 22, 2013

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2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

Place des Festivals, an outdoor space for the arts in Montreal, by Daoust Lestage.

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August 12, 2013

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Interview with Fritz Haeg

Interview with Fritz Haeg

Call him a Renaissance man. Or maybe a hippie. Either way, Fritz Haeg won’t mind.

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August 1, 2013

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On This Weekend: Grow Op in Toronto

On This Weekend: Grow Op in Toronto

Despite its cheeky name, Grow Op at the Gladstone Hotel presents innovative landscape concepts – by ERA Architects, designer Ryan Taylor, and other creatives – that bow to nature.

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April 26, 2013

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A Fine Balance

A Fine Balance

An earthquake-ravaged medieval tower in Umbria, Italy, is reimagined with a dramatic steel spine.

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March 20, 2013

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2012 in Review: Top 10 Projects

2012 in Review: Top 10 Projects

From Rem Koolhaas’s iconic CCTV to Herzog & de Meuron’s barn-inspired Parrish Art Museum, here are our favourite architectural moments from the past 12 months.

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December 20, 2012

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