3 wildfire lessons for forest towns as Dixie Fire destroys historic Greenville, California

Hundreds of computer simulations point to a few best strategies for keeping homes safe from fire in a warming climate.

David Hulse, Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Florida • conversation
Aug. 6, 2021 ~10 min

3 lessons for forest towns as wildfire destroys historic Greenville, California

Hundreds of computer simulations point to a few best strategies for keeping homes safe from fire in a warming climate.

David Hulse, Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Florida • conversation
Aug. 6, 2021 ~10 min

Parks matter more than ever during a time of sickness – something Frederick Law Olmsted understood in the 19th century

Frederick Law Olmsted, the designer of many great North American city parks, understood that ready access to nature made cities healthier places to live.

Richard leBrasseur, Assisant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Director, Green Infrastructure Performance Lab, Dalhousie University • conversation
May 18, 2020 ~8 min

Solar farms, power stations and water treatment plants can be attractions instead of eyesores

Are facilities that produce necessities like energy and clean water doomed to be ugly? Not when artists and landscape architects help design them.

Margaret Birney Vickery, Lecturer in Art History, University of Massachusetts Amherst • conversation
May 15, 2020 ~9 min

Mothers behind bars nurture relationships with visitors in this unusual prison garden

About half of incarcerated women in the United States are mothers to children under age 18. Natural spaces within a prison can help maintain their mother-child bonds.

Julie Stevens, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University • conversation
May 8, 2020 ~9 min

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