Letter from the Chair
Welcome to our Fall 2010 ASLA Urban Design Professional Practice Network Newsletter!
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Finding Opportunity in Vacancy: A Kit of Parks
Vacant and abandoned properties are commonplace in the urban environment. The sight of them can evoke feelings of despair and avoidance. They are the markers of ruined hopes and economic failure.
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Use of “Art” Interventions for Participatory Planning in Urban Environments
In the summer of 2009, I attended a two week long urban design workshop in Wilhelmsburg, Germany, a river island neighborhood of Hamburg.
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Landscape Restoration in the Křemže Basin: How the Past Informs the Future
The landscape change analysis in the Křemže Basin in the Czech Republic is a part of a general program for the revitalisation of Křemže Basin, which has deteriorated significantly over the past two centuries.
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Urban Transformations: Identity, Streetscapes and Regional Rail in Taipei, Taiwan
In less than 30 years, Taipei, Taiwan has undergone significant transformation in its cultural identity, its urban design, and its regional transportation systems.
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Letter from the Chair
Finding Opportunity in Vacancy: A Kit of Parks
Use of “Art” Interventions for Participatory Planning in Urban Environments
Landscape Restoration in the Křemže Basin: How the Past Informs the Future
Urban Transformations: Identity, Streetscapes and Regional Rail in Taipei, Taiwan
 

 

Taner Özdil, ASLA, Co-Chair
(817) 272-5089
tozdil@uta.edu

Marc Yeber, ASLA, Co-Chair
(323) 822-3222
marcyeber@yahoo.com