• LA+

    PennDesign Launches New Interdisciplinary Journal

    by Nicholas Pevzner

    The new landscape architecture publication explicitly takes on the interdisciplinary challenge: each issue will be curated through the lenses of multiple disciplines, plus landscape architecture. The inaugural issue, LA+ WILD, explores the resurgent role of the concept of “wildness”; the call for submissions is now open for the upcoming issue 02: LA+ Pleasure.

  • LebbeusWoods SF

    Exhibit: Lebbeus Woods at The Drawing Center

    by Stephanie Carlisle and Nicholas Pevzner

    LEBBEUS WOODS, ARCHITECT, on exhibit at The Drawing Center in New York, traces the career of Lebbeus Woods, a visionary architect whose responses to the sites of trauma have given us haunting designs — intricate, beautiful, full of memory, and ultimately optimistic.

  • Moos_Feature

    50,000 Trees

    by Sarah Moos

    50,000 Trees explores how a ubiquitous and overlooked urban space — the freeway overpass — can become a site to strategically offset a significant part of the city’s carbon emissions at the source, with a man-made productive forest grown for carbon sequestration.

  • Bryant Park

    Bryant Park

    OLIN

    The re-design of Bryant Park by Olin Partnership incorporated research on public spaces by William H. White, resulting in one of the most beloved urban spaces in New York City today.

Scenario Journal

04: Building the Urban Forest

The forest carries deep cultural significance. Within the urban landscape, this ecologically complex system is also understood to perform a wide range of essential ecosystem services, from increasing property values to mitigating climate change. Reforesting cities is one of the defining trends of twenty first century urbanism, but there is little agreement about how our urban forests are to be designed, planned and managed.

Featured Project

Sands Bethworks: Reinventing A Bethlehem Steel Mill

While the US industrial revolution of the 1800s slowly recedes into the depths of national consciousness, the collective memory of rustbelt towns refuse to fade. What’s to become of the massive physical remnants of US industrialization?

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Exhibit: Lebbeus Woods at The Drawing Center

LEBBEUS WOODS, ARCHITECT, on exhibit at The Drawing Center in New York, traces the career of Lebbeus Woods, a visionary architect whose responses to the sites of trauma have given us haunting designs — intricate, beautiful, full of memory, and ultimately optimistic.

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