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How to Expand Urban Agriculture: American Society of Landscape Architects

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People Make Parks: Urban Omnibus

Published at Urban Omnibus last month: People Make Parks is an initiative that will strive to bring communities and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation together to create a true culture of collaboration around capital parks projects. The strategies … Continue reading

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Architectural Design Competition Submissions Highlight Urban Agriculture: City Farmer

“A jointly-sponsored open ideas competition” from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver, as reported here by City Farmer.

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Remaking Paris: NYTimes Magazine

PARIS, FRANCE: President Nicolas Sarkozy and a team of architects are generating ecological  ideas for transforming Paris, addressing multiple solutions aimed to improve housing, decrease poverty and economic isolation, better link the city and the immigrant suburbs by transit systems, … Continue reading

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Reinventing America’s Cities: The Time Is Now

Real and formative change begins by someone playing with old ideas and making something new. In this NYTimes Art feature, the author tinkers with shapes of New Orleans, Buffalo and Los Angeles to come. Read the play of an architectual … Continue reading

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Proposals to Reimagine Paris City Design

Paris, France: Taking the first steps to re-design the way we think about a city: (from the International Herald Tribune) Jean Nouvel proposes creating a green belt that would circle the entire city. (…) The outer ring would become a … Continue reading

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