Answers About New York’s Flora – NY Times

July 26, 2009,AEDT

Dr. Gerry Moore, director of science for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden answered questions from New York Times readers about the Flora of New York in a three part series. Read Part 1: About New York’s Flora Part 2: About New York’s Flora Part 3: About New York’s Flora SOURCE: New | Read More

After Years of Advocacy, Newly Renovated High Line Opens – NYTimes.com

June 9, 2009,AEDT

NYTimes.com reports Standing on a newly renovated stretch of an elevated promenade that was once a railway line for delivering cattle — surrounded by advocates, elected officials and architects who made the transformation happen SOURCE: After Years of Advocacy, Newly Renovated High Line Opens – NYTimes.com Design TeamJames Corner Field | Read More

The High Line: New York’s newest park – Times Online

May 17, 2009,AEDT

Paul Croughton of the Times Online reports “New York’s most famous green space is about to become old news. In terms of public parkland, there’s a new kid on the block. Twenty-two blocks, actually. New York’s latest development, the High Line, stretches 1.45 miles along Manhattan’s West Side, from Gansevoort | Read More

Michael Van Valkenburgh Video – WNYC – Cityscapes

April 6, 2009,AEDT

WNYC (New York Public Radio Station) and its Culture section on its website has recently given video cameras to some of New York  leading architects including Stephen Cassell, Liz Diller, Hugh Hardy and Michael Van Valkenburgh. Watch the great video from Michael Van Valkenburgh of the Brooklyn Bridge Park SOURCE: | Read More

10 great eco-jobs – Mother Nature Network

March 13, 2009,AEDT

Mother Nature Network reports “Kate Bakewell, Landscape Architect, New York CityKate Bakewell, who began her career as a film animator, got burnt out on transience in her late 20s. “I wanted to create something more lasting than a 30-second commercial,” she says. So she earned a master’s in landscape architecture | Read More

Downtown Alliance Wants To Bring Life to Water Street – Tribeca Trib

March 4, 2009,AEDT

The Tribeca Trib reports that the Downtown Alliance in Lower Manhattan (NY) is looking into animating Water Street as more companies move out and the street lacks activity at night and on weekends. The Downtown Alliance has hired Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners and FxFowle Architects, to examine conduct | Read More

The politics of remembering Ground Zero

November 26, 2007,AEDT

NEW YORK – Michael Arad achieved the dream of many architects: He won the competition to design the memorial to the victims of September 11, 2001, in Manhattan. If he had thought, somewhat naively, that his plans would be implemented in the format he envisioned, he was quickly disillusioned. Arad, | Read More

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