Landscape architect Kevin Shanley says human-made marshes can act as buffers against storm surges, but will they be enough to save us from the rising seas?
The community rallied together after Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill.
Just weeks after the district unveiled an ambitious new sustainability plan, drastic federal spending cuts kicked in, possibly dooming the entire effort.
In a tough neighborhood in Washington, D.C., the new Empowerhouse generates all of its own energy and captures all the rainwater that falls on site. And it didn’t cost a million bucks to build.
The new Five Borough Farm report lays out a clear vision for the future of urban farming in the Big Apple.
The former Talking Heads front man-turned-bicycle-advocate is making his mark on the NYC streetscape with funky new cycle infrastructure.
The average boy partakes in two minutes of “vigorous activity” each day. The average girl, just one minute. The solution is right down the street.
Pedestrian boulevards and museums will replace a no-man’s land of urban renewal projects gone wrong. A new park will reconnect the city to its waterfront.
All the world is a parking lot -- or a heck of a lot of it is, anyway. But according to professor Eran Ben-Joseph, these places don’t have to be wastelands.
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