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.
May 18, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: public-health cities covid-19 social-distancing coronavirus-2020 urban-life parks city-parks landscape-architecture sustainable-cities
Are facilities that produce necessities like energy and clean water doomed to be ugly? Not when artists and landscape architects help design them.
May 15, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: solar-power new-york infrastructure gardens renewable-energy landscape-architecture design denmark connecticut water-treatment aesthetics solar-farms
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.
May 8, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: children mental-health parents mothers nature plants prisons green-space jails landscape-architecture female-prisoners prisoners prison-design jail green-spaces moms
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