Storm Surge Defense Alternatives | Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

November 21, 2012,AEST

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson says environmentally friendly ‘soft infrastructure’ mitigates flood damage without sending harm elsewhere. The flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy prompted calls from New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials to consider building storm surge barriers to | Read More

This Week in Landscape | 18 November 2012

November 18, 2012,AEST

Landscape Links from around the world  Urban Sustainability Enhanced Through Landscape Architecture | Thomas R. Tavella, FASLA | Living Green Magazine This article explores ways that landscape architectures are not only “greening” up properties in the more literal sense, but “greening” | Read More

Imagining the Lowline exhibit opens

September 18, 2012,AEST

Last Saturday the “Imagining the Lowline” exhibit opened to the public as part of the “Experiments in Motion” initiative commissioned by Audi of America and in partnership with the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), nine | Read More

2012 LAGI NYC Competition submissions now online

September 6, 2012,AEST

Over 250 submissions have gone online for the  LAGI NYC 2012 competition to design public artwork for Freshkills Park. Some submissions go from the surreal to the amazing, with the majority of the submissions creating large scale installations to match the | Read More

Fresh Kills Sneak Peak 2012

August 25, 2012,AEST

On Sunday, 23 September the NYC Parks & Recreation will open the 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill for the third year to give a free sneak peek to the transformation into NYC’s biggest and most fascinating new park, on Staten Island’s west shore. Put | Read More

West Point Foundry Preserve breaks ground

June 21, 2012,AEST

Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects has broken ground on a $3.6M project to preserve and interpret the historic ruins of the West Point Foundry Preserve in the Village of Cold Spring, New York, transforming the venerable site into a park that | Read More

NYC breaks ground on new Governors Island Park

May 27, 2012,AEST

The Shell at Liberty Terrace Recently, New York City officials broke ground on Phase 1 of the new Governors Island Park, with over 30 acres including Liggett Terrace, a six acre plaza with seasonal plantings, seating, water features and public art; | Read More

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