Today's kids spend less and less time outdoors, and it's taking a toll on their health and well-being. Research has shown
If you're like me, even a short summer getaway from the city, like to the mountains or shore, helps to calm your mind and strengthen your heart. Imagine if our cities were more like the natural places we visit--what beneficial impact could this have on our health? This question has special importance as it pertains to lower-income city-dwellers who can't afford to escape to a quieter place.
The moribund Pershing Square Park in downtown Los Angeles briefly came back to life over the past few weeks, thanks to artist Patrick Hearn's monumental and mesmerizing Liquid Shard, inspired by observing nature.
In interviews with a few hundred students at one of the largest universities in the US, we learned that the majority of students
We need collaboration more than ever, and here's why. Collaboration is not "here's all of my ideas; you can look but don't touch." Collaboration is sharing views but more importantly being open to others' perspectives and ideas. We need each other to grow, to be stronger, smarter, better, together.
It's taken almost 60 years, but we are finally realizing the error we made when the United States built highways through the middle of its cities, displacing and isolating hundreds of thousands of residents, and we're beginning to do something about it.
Over the next 50 years, landscape architects must coordinate their actions globally to fight climate change, help communities adapt to a changing world, bring artful and sustainable parks and open spaces to every community rich or poor, preserve cultural landscape heritage, and sustain all forms of life on Earth.
Wales is known partially for its beautiful landscapes, and three amazing National Parks. The three Welsh National Parks have
New York is regularly named the nation's most walkable city, even if some neighborhoods are better for this than others.
Griffith Park's 4,200+ acres take up the east end of the Santa Monica Mountains and offer something for everyone, whether that's tennis, golf, horseback riding, miniature trains, or museums.