Northerly Island Framework Plan to be unveiled

November 30, 2010,AEST

The Chicago Park District along with JJR and Studio Gang will unveil and present the Northerly Island Framework Plan this week. The island is set to continue the transformation from airport into a lush green oasis for the citizens of | Read More

Landscape Waste [VIDEO] – Alan Berger

July 17, 2010,AEST

CUSP Conference organisers recently posted a two part video of Alan Berger’s presentation at the 2009 CUSP Conference on Landscape Waste. An interesting look at landscapes waste resulting from industrial processes. Alan Berger is Associate Professor of Urban Design and | Read More

White House launches Urban Affairs website

March 3, 2010,AEST

The White House launched the Office of Urban Affairs website including a blog and Innovations and Ideas page where US citizens can submit ideas and best practices. This is a follow up to the Urban Tour which included 9 city | Read More

$2.2 billion for Great Lakes Restoration: EPA

February 22, 2010,AEST

The Environmental Protection Agency will spend $2.2 billion over five years on the Great Lakes to clean up polluted water and beaches, restore wetlands and fight invasive species such as Asian carp in a revitalization effort. In 2010 $475 million | Read More

Favorite Landscape Architecture Poll – Huffington Post

January 13, 2010,AEST

The Huffington Post is currently undertaking a poll to gauge readers favorite landscape architecture from across America. Currently the Leader is Central Park, NY followed by Millenium Park in Chicago and then Academy of Sciences rooftop. Other landscapes included in | Read More

Adams-Sangamon park breaks ground

December 7, 2009,AEST

Gazette Chicago reports What made the recent groundbreaking for the new park at Adams and Sangamon Streets, currently known as Park 542, so “exciting” is “the new design,” said Chris Gent, deputy director of planning and development for the Chicago | Read More

MVVA selected for northern end of Grant Park

November 19, 2009,AEST

Chicago Journal reports A Brooklyn-based landscape architecture firm has been recommended to lead the revamp of the northern end of Grant Park, one of the most prominent — and, in recent times, most contentious — public spaces in Chicago. Michael | Read More

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