Planting the landscape from 400 years ago

September 3, 2009,AEST

A stylised native woodland is being planted at Schwartz Plaza at New York University by George Reis, N.Y.U.’s supervisor of sustainable landscapes. The Manhatta project inspired Reis to propose the landscape using plants from before settlement of Manhattan. The design was | Read More

Unveiling NY400 Pavilion in Battery Park

August 31, 2009,AEST

On Wednesday September 9th the official unveiling ceremony of The New Amsterdam Pavilion with the Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima of the Netherlands will take place. The New Amsterdam Plein and Pavilion, is a gift from the Netherlands to | Read More

Biking ‘fastest growing’ way to get around NYC

August 17, 2009,AEST

Newsday.com reports Despite the dangers, biking is New York City’s “fastest growing mode of transportation,” says City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, who herself bikes to work in lower Manhattan, about a mile from her Greenwich Village home. The number of | Read More

Answers About New York’s Flora – NY Times

July 26, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

Michael Van Valkenburgh Video – WNYC – Cityscapes

April 6, 2009,AEST

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 | Read More

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