Olivia is a writer currently living in New York. She graduated from Cornell with a degree in landscape architecture where she first became curious about the challenge of sustainable (and affordable!) development. In the past, she practiced her prose as an intern at The Architectâ€™s Newspaper and currently spends her days as an Americorps volunteer learning about urban gardening and forestry.
By now you have probably heard that composting helps make a garden green because it is an effective way to deliver nutrients to plants and reduce food waste. Previously we featured the Jarst
PRATT MANHATTAN GALLERY PRESENTS THEORETICAL AND INNOVATIVE EXHIBITION ON URBAN STREET DESIGN Exhibition to Document Young Designers Working to Develop Street Furniture for Bronx Community-Led
As the construction process for Hudson Yards drags on in New York, we're glad to see green urban design is alive and well in Chicago. The windy city is no stranger to sustainable building, and
Few would challenge the introduction of a bit of greenery into a city environment. Toronto residents, Eric Cheung and Sean Martindale, are making this basic urban space ideal into a reality with
100 child-sized ice sculptures sit in Beijing's Temple of Earth to represent the 1 billion lives that will be lost in Asia due to water shortages caused by climate change. The art installation
Maya Lin: Three Ways of Looking at the Earth A selection of large-scale installations from Systematic Landscapes will go on view at PaceWildenstein’s 22nd Street location in early
The New York International Gift Fair was this week and we are sorry to say that we missed it, which is why we paid extra attention to the buzz around it -- and just like Design Week, we are
Quirky and full of unexpected design choices, this Australian residence by Kavellaris Urban Design, asserts that holding onto old architectural aesthetics can be both silly and unsustainable.
Suburban sprawl has become the problem of our generation -- that's why we partnered with Dwell to sponsor, Reburbia, a design competition to re-imagine the suburb. We posted the finalists
Imagine having flora and fauna living inside the bricks of your building! A snow-white style fantasy? Not according to the designers of 'Brick Habitats' - bricks that have a little pocket for
Event: ARCHICULTURE ROUNDTABLE AND TRAILER PREMIER Date: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 Time: 5:45 PM - 9:00 PM (ET) Location: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, NY Cost: $10
From the Greenpoint Video Project **Interested parties should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. This screening is a public event that is part of the “Crisis Modes:
Committed to opening up NYC's waterfront to the public, the Hudson River Park Trust transforms the West side's old shipping docks -- once used to bring in cargo into the city -- into elongated
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