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At Court House Square in downtown Toronto,
a restaurant faces onto the square and helps animate the space.
See "Reprieve for a Historic Space."


Letters • 29
Land Matters • 39
Riprap • 40

A slightly irregular look at the new and noteworthy.
Edited by Heather Hammatt, asla

On the Boards • 46
An international design competition explores sustainable schoolyard design.
By Heather Hammatt, asla

Plants • 50
The Canadian Heritage Garden
Roses reflect Canada's rich history..
Lorraine Johnson
Details • 54
Water Features Make a Splash
Janet Rosenberg has made water features her trademark.
By Ted Radlak

Design • 58
Reprieve for a Historic Space
In a city with a rich and varied public open space tradition, the verdict is in on Court House Square in Toronto.
By Ted Radlak

Ecology • 66
Revisiting Fishtrap Creek
This man-made environment designed to control flooding is also a park. Has it stood the test of time?
Patrick Mooney

Technology • 70
An Active Digital Legacy
Canadian landscape informatics.
By Stephen M. Ervin, asla
Planning • 78
A New Generation
Redesigning a historic cemetery with an eye toward marketability creates a self-sustaining sacred space for citizens of Vancouver.

By Heather Hammatt, asla

Practice • 84
Crossing the Border
Working abroad is simpler than many landscape architects realize.
By Frank Edgerton Martin

Shared Wisdom • 110
Sustainable Learning
Design charrettes combine principle and policy to illustrate liveable urban community strategies.
By Heather Hammatt, asla

Books • 118
Product profiles • 152
Buyer's Guide Index • 154
Display Ad Index • 185
Critic at Large • 188
A Familiar Recipe
Do piecemeal projects and nostalgia obscure more significant roles for parks?
By Susan Herrington

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