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Landscape Architecture in the News

Why Cemeteries Are a Surprising Source of Life
National Geographic
10/16/19

“American graveyards have become urban havens for plants and animals—like a new beetle species discovered in New York City.”

As Waters Rise, So Do Concerns for Sports Teams Along Coast
The Washington Post
10/16/19

“One franchise’s challenge: Amid rising sea levels, build a stadium to last 100 years.”

The Gentrification Effect of Urban Parks
Planetizen
10/21/19

“New research finds that different types of parks correlate with different gentrification effects, adding to the complexity of urban change.”

Major Landscape Architecture Firms Selected to Help Preserve the Tidal Basin
Curbed
10/22/19

“Five noted landscape architecture firms are joining a new group that will work with federal and nonprofit officials to chart a course for the long-term future of the Tidal Basin, which is at risk from significant flooding exacerbated by climate change.”

WilkinsonEyre and Grant Associates Design "Island Playground" in Singapore
Dezeen
10/22/19

“WilkinsonEyre and Grant Associates have unveiled a masterplan for a "major international leisure and attraction destination" on two islands off the coast of Singapore.”

Finally, the Final Design Phase is Beginning For Park at Penn’s Landing
WHYY
10/23/19

“It’s really happening, that much-talked-about park and public space that will connect the city to its Delaware River waterfront from Chestnut Street to Walnut Street and over Interstate 95, complete with gardens, play areas, an amphitheater, a cafe, and a skating rink.”

Ambiente: A Landscape Hotel
Hospitality Net
10/24/19

“North America's first "landscape hotel" is now underway with site work and construction amidst the red rocks of Sedona, Ariz., offering a new way for travelers to embrace sustainable tourism in one of the rarest and beautiful places in America.”

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