Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright inscribed on the World Heritage List!
In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World...
City parks, not just national ones, give DC the edge!
"The most comprehensive evaluation of park access and quality in the 100 largest U.S. cities." Trust for Public Lands ParkScore Index...
Cow paths, illicit trails, desire paths, and other urban trails
“We say the cows laid out Boston. Well, there are worse surveyors.” Boston, one of the earliest cities in British North America, was founded
Sustainable urban landscapes - 21st-century ideas meet 19th-century infrastructure
Realizing “nature’s ability to rejuvenate the mind and body” In the United States, Boston Common (in Boston, Massachusetts) is regularly con
Olmsted online - the Gilded Age’s most famous landscape architect goes digital at the Library of Con
“An early believer in the soothing effects of natural oases hidden amongst urban sprawl,” Olmsted also designed the landscapes of many count
UPDATE: Frank Lloyd Wright tries again for World Heritage status
In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World He
Carpet diem! Traditional crafts adapted for a changing market in Turkey
“The chemical dyes of the carpets that were woven 40 to 50 years ago were so bright that they exhaust your eyes” “Intangible cultural...
Attention! Central Park Closed To Traffic At All Times
Ecological conversations - what is true for trees is also true for people When Central Park opened in 1858, it hardly reflected its name,...
“Left-Alone Places”—the Old-Growth Forest Network and the preservation of trees
"I propose our gift to the future be a network of old-growth (or future old-growth) forests across the Country." Joan Maloof is an...
America’s best idea comes to China—plans for a new national park system
In 2016, more than 330 million people visited national parks across the United States, setting a record. In fact, the number of visitors...